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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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Mail app opens randomly in MacOS 10.14.5

I have mail app open in background i.e. no window open. A new window randomly pops up without any conscious trigger by me. No new mail would have come. Once it happened while I was in full screen ...
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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 ...
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Apple Mail: How to semi-automatically forward an email with default text and recipients

i converted recently from windows, and i do a lot of email dispatching, which i did in outlook with quick steps. I could mark an email, hit a button for team A, and a fowarded email was composed with ...
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G Suite Emails are not all Showing Up in iPhone Mail App

I am able to add my g suite email account to my iPhone under Settings -> Passwords and Accounts. However, in the Inbox and All Mail folder, I can see the emails up to a few days ago and then the ...
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Migrating IMAP mailboxes between accounts

I have changed my host and domain provider from Heart Internet to Wix. However they do not offer any mailbox migration service. Is there a way I can save my IMAP email folders, so I don't lose all my ...
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Adding hyperlink within message content of new email using AppleScript

I've been searching the internet but am having trouble finding a way to attach a URL hyperlink to a new email using applescript. The most helpful link I've found is from 2008, and I believe the ...
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How do I cut-and-paste plain text from Notes to another iOS app?

If I draft an email message in emacs and then cut-and-paste it to the gmail web app, the text looks fine. Only plain text gets copied. But if I use iOS Notes to draft the message on an iPhone (what ...
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MacOS Sierra, Mail can't create smart mailbox based on another mailbox

My mid-2011 iMac was running OS X Mavericks for years, and I decided over the weekend that it was time to see about upgrading to Sierra (not High Sierra). So I cloned my boot drive to another ...
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Thunderbird : how to open mail from notification in a new tab?

When I click on a notification, the received email is opened in a new window. Is it possible to setup Thunderbird/macOS in order to always open it in a new tab? macOS Mojave 10.14.5 / Thunderbird 60....
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Immediate email push notifications account + app combos?

Which accounts (e.g. @gmail.com, @outlook.com, @icloud.com, etc.) paired with which apps (e.g. Mail, Gmail, Outlook, etc.) will give me immediate push notifications for any email received? I'm ...
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Apple Mail and IMAP - Removing local attachments only

I use an email provider that provides me with 30gb of space on their server. Using IMAP, I send and retrieve emails on my laptop, iPhone and iPad using the default Apple Mail clients in each. I do ...
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Remove VIP mail box from sidebar in Mac Mail

I accidentally set one of my contacts to be a VIP in Mac Mail, it then added this folder in the image below into the sidebar, when i removed the VIP status of that contact the VIP folder still ...
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Apple Mail Smart Folders Not Working (VIP and Flagged)

Recently I noticed that my VIP folders and Flagged folder have nothing in them more recent than Sept 2017. I have hundreds of emails from those VIPS with dates all the way up to today (May 2019) and ...
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Is this a legitimate email address from Apple support?

I received this email from Apple Support in regards to a current support case; HOWEVER my last contact about the case was this past Monday and we (somewhat) resolved the issue. I received this email ...
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How to hide the reply section of conversation in mail.app?

On some emails it has the quoted portion hidden with a Show More From Person. On one of my conversations with many different people just shows everything. There are many replies daily and weekly and ...
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iOS e-mail app without automatic downloading of large e-mails

It will also help me if you can write e-mail clients without this feature, so I don't need to try them myself People keep sending me e-mails with pictures embedded in the text. While this is nice in ...
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Quick Email Access

What is this 'Quick Email Access' app and do I need it? I just got a new laptop and it has this app. I've used gmail for years and never had any problems without this app. Whether this is related or ...
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Replace font in incoming mail [mail.app]

I'm trying to write an Applescript (my first) to change the font of incoming emails using a rule in Mail.App. In particular, some tasteless individuals use Comic Sans, and I want to change their ...
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Are email Attachments technically always inline, or does macOS Mail not allow conventional, non-inline attachments?

In macOS mail, you are forced to attach files inline in the message. I am aware you can enable "Always Insert Attachments at End of Message" in the menubar's Edit menu, but I understand this still ...
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Apple Mail -Archive folder

My incoming mail is going to my Inbox and Achive folders. I would like to delete my Archive folder or prevent emails going to the Archive folder. I’ve checked Mail Preferences but I can’t find a way ...
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Apple ID and iCloud

My son had to have an iPad for school and we used his school email address when first setting it up. He started high school this year and we just left it all as it was until he got his first iPhone ...
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Exchange Mail Server using old log on for iPhone

In January I changed my email address but kept same domain and mail server. At same time, I set old account up as an Imap account with same password as before. Everything worked fine. Then last week I ...
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Random email address attached to my Apple ID

I logged into the Apple ID website, and it lists my contact address as usual. But then it also has some other contact address there too. I know who it is (some random hobo who I gifted my old iPhone ...
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Mail.app repeatedly loses IMAP credentials

Recently Mail.app on my laptop cannot connect to Gmail IMAP accounts. It says Login Failed in the status bar, and no amount of refreshing will make it work. If I quit and relaunch Mail then it ...
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macOS Mail app rules to delete are archiving instead

I have several rules in macOS Mail app version 12.4 set to detect certain senders and/or subjects, with the action to delete the matching emails. Here's an example rule: However, I see they're ...
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MacMail Offline after Mojave Upgrade

Last month I upgraded to Mojave and my Mac Mail using my comcast account went to Account Offline along with locking my ability to use passwords that utilize my keychain. I found an answer online that ...
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What's the correctly way to make Postfix run permanently on Lion (not server)

I can start Postfix temporarily with: $ sudo launchctl launchd% start org.postfix.master However, Console.app shows that it only runs for a short time: 26/11/11 2:00:55.710 PM postfix/master: ...
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Sorting email in conversations with Outlook in iOS

In the latest release of Microsoft Outlook for iOS (as of 2/26/2015), is there a way to change the sort behavior of message within a conversation? If I'm not mistaken, the messages are sorted from ...
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Iphone contacts changed to emails

All my iPhone contacts changed from names to emails. When I want to call someone, all I get is email and FaceTime, not phone numbers. I have gMail so is because of something that app did? How can I ...
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Issues with Scheduling and Outlook Email / Outlook App / Integrated Mail on iOS?

I have the following installed on my systems: Windows Outlook iOS Integrated Calendar / Mail Integrated Outlook Mail A meeting was scheduled to do an test install and rollback of a system, and ...
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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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iPhone Activation lock with an unknown Apple ID [duplicate]

I broke my iPhone 4s while I was travelling. So, I put it in my locker. I repaired it yesterday and connected it to iTunes. Unfortunately, My iPhone activated Activation Lock. Only one way to enter my ...
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Automatically decline meeting invites in Mail or Outlook

Many people are inviting me to meetings all the time and I'd rather they not assume that I'll be at the meeting if I don't have time to respond myself. How can I automatically and indiscriminately ...
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How do you add an exclusion for emails on the default email app or Outlook that are important when Do Not Disturb is enabled?

iOS 12 has a Do Not Disburb functionality that when turned on does not notify you of emails; but some emails are important, so is there an exclusion list for certain email addresses so that they do ...
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Emptying the trash doesn't move emails out of a smart folder

I came across a weird issue in Mail. I have a smart folder for emails matching a number of specific senders. I assumed that smart folders work like smart folder in the Finder that emails are not ...
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How do programs access ~/Library/Mail under OSX 10.14 (Mojave)

After upgrading to 10.14, I am unable to access the ~/Library/Mail directory, either as the user or as root. [~/Library/Mail 14:01:42]$ ls -l ls: .: Operation not permitted [~/Library/Mail 14:04:11]$ ...
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Names removed from Mac Mail VIP list are sent to Junk

I do not use the VIP list in my Mac Mail (Version 12.2). It's just not how I organize my mail — not how I roll. And yet somehow, I accidentally added my wife to the VIP list. It was very easy to ...
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How do i correct an incorrect email address?

My wife's email address is [name]@icloud.com However when I am sending an email to her I start typing her email address I get this: [name]@icloud.com(DirectTV). I do not want Direct TV appended to ...
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Gmail contacts syncing to and from iPhone

I have observed that when I add an email contact to my Gmail account, it also shows up in my iPhone contacts list. I don’t want email contacts under my iPhone contacts unless I have a phone number. I ...
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Apple Mail rule that combines “all” and “any”

I would like to create a rule for Apple Mail that combines "all" and "any". Specifically, I need to do a rule where I have a group of "any" criteria, "Message content contains X" OR "Message content ...
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iOS mail app opens links in safari, not Facebook

I am trying to figure something out for my mom. She receives emails whenever someone posts something on Facebook, and her only computing device is an iPad mini. She has no computer. She wants to be ...
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Does apple pages sharing strictly require an iCloud account?

My client is attempting to share (via an email address) a Pages document. I walked him through using his iCloud account to do this, which worked. However, his first choice would be to have the file ...
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Mail notification deletes the message from both mailboxes

I have two college mail accounts setup in Mail.app which are common in some mailing lists of my institute. When some message is sent over those, I get a notification, I click it and the message is ...