Questions tagged [email]

Email is short for electronic mail. There are tags for popular mail clients including the mail tag in case your question is related to a specific program and not email in general.

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How to find folder in MacOS Mail

I have a large number of message folders in MacOS Mail (v. 9.3, El Capitan 10.11.6), with a pretty deep hierarchy in places--I have folders in folders four or five deep in some places. (I am talking ...
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Archive email to selfhosted cloud

Our users have a very small mailbox. Increasing it's size is out of the question and they're using only iPhones and iPads. There is a big possibility of them losing/destroying their devices (don't ...
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Default mail program for using Mail merge

I am trying to finish the last step to mail merge on MS Word/MS Excel/MS Outlook on Mac. The email option is not enabled and it says the default email program has to be set up to complete this step. ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Outlook 2016 - show sent messages in conversation list on the left

I use the conversation view so I can keep track of threads, but it's confusing not seeing my own replies in the list. Is there a way to get it to show my replies by default? I can see my replies if ...
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Why is there so much outbound traffic from Airmail 3 (from Bloop)?

I have been using Airmail 3 (highly regarded email client from Bloop that you get via the Mac App store) for some time now, but I am not sure how trustworthy they are. What concerns me about the app ...
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Duplicate emails when sending to group on iOS

I have a group in my contacts where some people have multiple emails addresses. Starting an email on macOS does what I want, but starting email on iOS tries to send email to all their addresses. ...
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iPhone: Disable syncing for mail account, but keep existing e-mails

I have a university e-mail account (Exchange, if that makes a difference) which for reasons that aren’t relevant to this question does not work at the moment. The underlying user account has been ...
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Can Mail fetch email signature set using Google Mail?

My organisation's people use a mixture of Apple Mail and Gmail.com as a client for our Gmail addresses. We use a GSuite app to set peoples' Gmail signatures, which works great for those sending email ...
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Is there a way to reset search in Mail?

I'm not sure how everyone is doing this. But I do roughly 20-30 mail searches a day. But when the search is done and now I want to see the top of my most recent email (for new emails and whatnot). ...
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Apple Mail to Windows Outlook Migration

I am stuck in a situation here. I am migrating my email database from Apple Mail to Windows Outlook. Plenty of my emails were on the online web mail that were automatically downloaded when I signed in ...
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OneNote 16.27 for iPhone won't attach pages as pdfs to Outlook 3.34.0 and gives no warning

I just sent an email out to a bunch of people with a procedure attached to it, and when I sent the email it was attached. When the people (and myself) received the email, it wasn't there! Is this a ...
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Prevent Mail.app from sending read receipts?

I just recently realised that Mail.app sends out "read receipts" without my knowledge if someone sends an email with a "Disposition-Notification-To" header to my work (MS Exchange) email account. This ...
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On Apple Mail I get an error message “the attachments are still being loaded” - any fix?

I recently "upgraded" to OS X Sierra. All seemed OK, but I recently tried sending an attachment (from the desktop) with an email and got this: No matter how long I wait (and for a 114kb attachment ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - how to delete buggy email in outbox that crashes Outlook

I have an email in my Outbox that continually crashes Outlook for Mac 2011 with a "rebuild database" error message. Rebuilding the database took days and never completed. If I start Outlook in safe ...
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Adding social media icons to email signature apple mail with url or SVG, not by attachment

link to LinkedIn banner I want to add a LinkedIn badge in my email signature. However, even if I drag-drop from the browser, It is inserted as an attachment, which is personally super annoying. Is ...
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Opened a zip file in a spam email which created a folder in the /net folder

I accidentally opened a zip file from a spam email. There is a text file in the zip file which I have also clicked to view. Later, I checked that this file has the following content: /net/us.e-fax....
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How to send an email from command line?

How to send an email from command line or script? I want to be able to run the script programmatically by passing the receiver and the message.
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Mails message contents not 'wrapping' (i.e. running off edge of box)

I use OSX 'Mail' to look at my email. I have received a message whose contents are not 'wrapping'. Usually, when I resize a window the line breaks reformat so that all the message can be seen. In ...
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Moving mail from permanently offline account's inbox (macOS Mail.app)?

I have an old, no longer accessible IMAP account (or two) with mail that I need off of it. I can access the mail in this defunct account (cached/local copies now on my machine); but my attempts to ...
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How to change “display name” for email contact in mac mail?

Ive got an email contact with the email address careers@example.com , but for some reason in the "display name" for their email address in OSX mac mail, it shows up as "Studio - Example". Here is ...
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“Unable to verify account name or password” on outlook.com Exchange server (browser works)

Using macOS 10.12.6 on a PowerBook. In the past, I was able to use Mail.app to connect to my @outlook.com account, but after a password change (forced? I don't remember - it's not a primary mail ...
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mail command on macOS

I created a script to send an email before and after a command is run using the mail command this way: #!/bin/bash echo "This is the body of the email" | mail -s "The command has started" user@...
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Is Apple's Mail.app more secure over using webmail? [closed]

I have heard that webmail services (even the one with E2EE) are prone to JavaScript based attacks, while native apps like Mail.app in macOS are secure against such attacks. Is this true? Is it better ...
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macOS Mail.app loses usernames/password for Google Apps accounts

Background: I manage 2 computers, both 2017 MacBook Pros. One of which is running macOS High Sierra 10.13.x (latest sub version) for about 6 months. The other one was running the same, but is now ...
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How to prevent open tracking in Gmail app on iOS

Google's documentation says: Images will always appear in the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad. (This is different from opening Gmail in a browser on a computer, where I see settings that provide ...
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Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X

I'm using Mail client that's built-in into the system (Yosemite). I've decided that I want to use CTRL+V, CTRL+C and similar instead of CMD because I work half of the day with Windows and it's ...
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Mail 11.2 not grabbing new mail from Exchange server

I can send my exchange mailbox an email from a gmail account and the mail shows up in my exchange mailbox in OWA and then it shows up in Outlook. However, it does not show up in the Mail app. I've ...
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Disable an account in Apple Mail?

I have an email account under a domain that has been decommissioned. The domain still has an MX record, but its been disabled at the mail server. When someone tries to use the email address, they get ...
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How do I delete all Terminal mail?

I set up a cronjob a long time ago that now doesn't exist. Whenever I open up Terminal, it now says "You have mail". I have something like 100 messages that all say the same thing. How do I mass ...
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Can't add any email connection on macOS Mojave

I am not able to add a new internet account/email account to my Mac. After entering all required information, I am just seeing an infinity loop. No timeout - nothing. This happens with new ...
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“Send as Text Message” not available on iMessage for one contact only

I am currently having issues with iMessage. I cannot text my friend for some reason (iPhone user as well). When I hold the iMessage to send it as a text, it says "Send as Email" instead. However, I ...
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Conversations in Mail not in chronological order

some conversations in my Mail are not shown in chronological order. The dates seem completely ordered at random. I have "Show most recent message at the top" enabled. But it shows no order at all, ...
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Attaching OneDrive File to Email in Outlook App

I'm using the Outlook mobile app for iOS as well as OneDrive. I'd like to attach files from OneDrive when I compose an email in Outlook, so I click on the paper clip, then choose Attach File, then ...
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Can I keep an email folder on a remote drive and have it appear in Mail when I mount that drive?

All of my mac's email is IMAP and kept on iCloud and I'm fine with that. However, I have an email hierarchy that I'd rather not keep locally on my machine or in the cloud and would prefer to keep it ...
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How do I export emails to PDF without the “See More from…” history expanded at the end of the messages?

I want to generate a PDF of an email correspondence. I don't want my PDF to include, at the end of each email, a quoted history of every message prior to it. I open a conversation in Mail. I do not ...
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Office 365: Outlook — limit sync to 30 days

I have just installed MS Outlook for Mac and am trying to prevent it from downloading my entire inbox with emails dating back to 2008. I have an IMAP Gmail account and only want Outlook to sync ...
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Mail application keeps disconnecting from IMAP sever on every email service

I have run into a very odd issue with Mac's Mail application on Mojave. I friend of mine brought their laptop to me to take a look at because their Yahoo kept giving a timeout error on the 'imap.mail....
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iOS IMAP background sync for offline use

A script creates e-mails in specific folders (on a self hosted mail server) in 15 Minute intervals. The iOS mail client should download emails inside those folders while connected to Wi-Fi so all the ...
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macOS Mojave 10.14.5: Can receive emails but cannot send

Since upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14.5, I cannot send emails from Mail.app. They receive fine. This is not a network issue because if I open iCloud and use the web mail client, then it does send. ...
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Is it possible to log out of 'mail' on the iPad?

I set up my email into the iPad 'Mail' app, and I cannot find how you log out to prevent another user from opening and reading my mail. Is it possible to log out of 'mail' on the iPad?
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After importing mbox, Apple Mail does not show some messages on list

SUMMARY OF PROBLEM I'm trying to export mail from Outlook to Mac. I dragged an Outlook for Mac 2011 folder into a Mac folder, which created a .mbox file. In Apple Mail, I imported this. When I ...
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Unable to mail from command-line - public/pickup: No such file or directory

Attempting to send mails using mail(1) from the macOS terminal shell results in the following message and the mail is not sent. postdrop: warning: unable to look up public/pickup: No such file or ...
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No Flagged email folder on iCloud browser?

Is it just me, or is there no Flagged folder on the browser version of the iCloud client?
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How do you delete a mailbox from your Yahoo app on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 8 running the latest version of the yahoo mail app (4.37) In the app, I can either "Add another mailbox" or add another account thru "Manage Accounts" I initially added my account ...
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Why are emails delivered as attachments from iPhone?

Why are my emails being delivered as attachments in .html format in my Outlook inbox when I send them from my iPhone, even when I am not attaching the HTML file with them?
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How do I remove Outlook mail from Spotlight?

I primarily use Mail.app for my Exchange mail account. But I need to keep Outlook around for those rare cases I need it (for instance editing distribution lists on the server). But this makes ...
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Email directly to iMessage?

I know how to send a message to X@txt.att.net and have it show up as a text message. I am wondering if there is a way to e-mail a message and have it go through iiMessage instead of SMS.
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My own sent messages are marked as Spam? Really?

So, here's a new one for me: I was recently looking for an email I sent to pull an address from. It wasn't in the sent items, and after a bit of looking, I found it in the junk folder! This was an ...
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popout a mac mail window from full screen / split view

I run my mac mail in split view with other programs on a side monitor. Sometimes it would be nice to pop out reply windows and individual emails from full screen / split view so I can bring them to my ...