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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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Disable "Email organizer" by default in Microsoft Outlook email meeting invites on macOS

I'm using the Microsoft Outlook Office 365 desktop client for macOS, via my work computer. Version 16.58 currently. When I receive a meeting invite, the option is checked on by default to "Email ...
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Why does mail popup occasionally?

The mail app in OS X 10.11.1 seems to have a bug which I would really like to fix because it is annoying. Sometimes when the main interface windows is minimized in the dock, it will maximize itself ...
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Yosemite Mail "Load Remote Content" from senders in my contacts

I would like Mail on Yosemite to load remote content from senders in my contacts and not for everyone else. I have remote content disabled now and I have pieced together an AppleScript to click the ...
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How to hide quoted text in Lion Mail?

In Mail's conversation view, by default, quoted text is hidden and can be shown by clicking "See More from XXX" in the bottom of each message. After clicking that, how can quoted text be hidden again?
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How to whitelist remote image loading in iOS Mail app?

In the iOS Mail app (9.3.3), is there a way to whitelist senders for whom I wish to load remote images? Thanks!
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Adding custom email headers on iOS

I use Mozilla Thunderbird on OSX but I am considering getting an iPad. Thunderbird allows me to add any kind of custom email header. For me, this feature is essential. Will I find an iOS app that ...
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Apple Mail not Opening Chrome links in Background

Just upgraded to the latest Chrome for Mac (Version 69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit), running the latest macOS High Sierra (10.13.6), and that combo seems to have lost the ability to open links ...
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Mac Mail 11.4 mark as read delay - High Sierra

Is there a similar solution for Mail App on High Sierra as it was on older versions (I think, Yosemite Mail App). There was a command line to adjust the mark as read delay. See this (for older Mail ...
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How can I search within .eml files using Spotlight?

I tried searching for terms found on .eml files on my HD using Spotlight, but it never produces results. Is there a way to search within the content of .eml files using Spotlight?
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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Limit number for "Hide my Email"?

I am in the process of modifying all my accounts to assign a unique email address to each one via the "Hide my Email" function. I am currently at 273 addresses created for the occasion but I ...
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How to disable (or, remove) "From email" linking and versions associated with a macOS Apple Mail "Save Attachment…" PDF?

How to disable (or remove) "From email" linking and versions associated with a macOS Mail "Save Attachment…" PDF via a setting? or by some scripting/automation approach? The action ...
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How to send an email with AppleScript, without the text being put in a blockquote

I am trying to use AppleScript to automate sending mails through AppleMail, but the message always ends up being send as a blockquote (i.e. as if I replied to an email and my message got quoted). Is ...
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Stop iCalendar from automatically accepting any incoming meeting

For the past two days, I've been struggling with this issue. Every meeting invite I have received on my company email gets automatically accepted on the native Calendar app and it wasn't like that ...
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Mail app no longer accepts my Exchange password (macOS Mojave)

Two days ago Mac Mail (Version 12.4 on Mojave 10.14.6) no longer accepted my Exchange password. I've tried everything I can think of: Changed password in Office 365 Admin Center. Exchange account ...
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macOS Mail is not threading by conversation with certain email replies

There is the odd time an email escapes the thread of a conversation. Not sure why this happens, the subject is identical. It's even coming from an iPad, the headers are such should all be good. Is ...
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Which plist contains macOS Mail SMTP server list?

Question about macOS Mail, under Monterey: I want to backup the list of outgoing servers, which has some obscure problems. After an extensive search (at least it seemed extensive), I can't find the ...
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Remove local stored emails from apple mail but keep on server

Is it somehow possible to set up Mail that all emails stay on the server and are not fully downloaded to my mac? I have a local mailaccount set up on our NAS as a backup for our emails. After some ...
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How to escape specifying Full Name while setting up an email account with a profile?

I am attempting to set up an email account using a configuration profile created with Apple Configurator 2. My goal is to avoid using User Display Name, so the raw source of a letter would begin with ...
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use an iCloud+ «hide my email» apple ID forward address as an alias to send mail

Hide my email is the neat feature introduced by apple earlier, and since then I have been trying to figure out how I can use those forward addresses as sender address when composing emails on the ...
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How to cancel "moving messages" in Mail.app

How can I stop Mail.app to move messages? I accidentally moved a thousands of messages from a local folder to an IMAP folder. This will take a long time and will reach max space quota on the IMAP ...
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Mail.app: How to find out the size of local ("On my Mac") mailboxes?

Finding out the size of IMAP directories sitting on a mailserver is pretty straightforward in Mail.app. By right-clicking on a mailbox and selecting "Get Account Info" I get a nice overview ...
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Apple Mail not deleting (archiving) gmail messages properly

I'm having real trouble getting Apple mail to delete (archive) messages in gmail. Historically gmail re-interpreted deleting messages to mean archiving them. So though IMAP, for example, a naive ...
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Delay sending email by x seconds in Mail.app

Gmail has a useful feature where they allow you to "undo" the sending of an email by up to 30 seconds (if I recall correctly) of any email. It does this by not sending the email for up to 30 ...
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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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Reset Apple Mail auto suggest?

Using Apple Mail to handle my email there is a great feature that when you select an email to move to a folder it suggests one, presumably based on a previous move. Is there a way to 'reset' this? At ...
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Apple Mail font is Helvetica Neue despite setting Arial as default font

My emails get sent with font type Helvetica Neue not matter what I try. I selected Arial as default font in Apple Mail. Still my emails get sent with Helvetica Neue. This is somewhat annoying because ...
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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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How do I separate my email and my husbands emails from a shared iCloud account?

Back in 2007 when we first started an iCloud account, my husband and I used the same one. As a result, our emails all come into the same INBOX, but we each have our own email address with a mac.com ...
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Show recipient's email address in mailing list

I am getting spam to one of my e-mail addresses. The recipient's address, however, only shows an mailing list (I guess), to which I have never subscribed: > I am trying to find out, to which mail ...
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iOS Mail does not update in background

I have been using my 6th generation iPod touch for a few years and the pre-installed mail application had been working just fine until a couple weeks ago. Normally I would unlock my iPod and see a ...
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How to extract password from Mac Mail, which isn't in the keychain

I have an old gmail account to which I forgot the password. I have it setup in Mac Mail, and I can receive emails, but I forgot its password to login to the web interface. All the internet research ...
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Mail: How to show all recipients by default?

The top of my Mail messages say To: followed by the primary recipient, plus a link labelled and 3 more…. Clicking that link reveals the additional recipients. I'd rather not have to click the link, ...
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Is there a way to preserve the formatting of inline images in emails in Outlook for Mac?

At my office, most users are PC based. However, a few teams have Macs. The standard email tool is Outlook, and the Mac users have Outlook for Mac. When someone sends me an email that has images ...
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Apple Mail 8: How to display mails in plain text?

Is there an option in Apple Mail 8 to have mails displayed in plain text format? I cannot find a setting for it and the classic way to disable it does not seem to work anymore.
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Can I force apple mail to display "Re:" again instead of the German (and bad) translation of "Aw:"

Since I upgraded to Mavericks, Apple Mail will display localized versions of subject prefixes, even if the original received mail used the English prefixes. I find that quite annoying, as this does ...
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How can I add an SMIME cert and configure iOS mail to use it?

In order to protect ourselves from NSA-style snooping, we need to start using SMIME encrypted email. Since I have over 10,000 BYOD devices to update, what is the most effective way to Deploy an ...
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iPhone iOS Exchange not showing new folders

for some reason my iPhone's Exchange account won't add new folders that I created in Outlook. Emails come in, but not new folders. I am not sure how long I've had this problem so I can't pinpoint to ...
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outlook.com calendar and contacts sync

I recently started using a mac, and my mind was blown by the fact that I can't sync my live.com calendar with the default calendar app (same goes for contacts). I don't understand why this is the case ...
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Custom email domain with icloud+ - how to have it as a separate account in Mail?

I have a custom domain (ravnand.dk) where I have migrated emails to iCloud+ This appears to work nicely, but it seems that all the iCloud related mails end in the same inbox in the Mail app which I do ...
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How do I start receiving emails again?

I got a notification that my iCloud subscription has ended and that my storage is full. I paid for my storage on that day and I need my emails but ever since I paid for my storage I still haven’t ...
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How do I connect Mail.app to my local `mbox` account

I am on macOS Ventura. I receive mail in my local mbox from cron jobs. I would like to view them, mark them as read/unread, and delete them through the GUI - ideally using the Mail.app. Is this no ...
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Are deleted 'Hide My Email' addresses reused ever?

I'm starting to use 'Hide My Email' on pretty much every account that's not, for example, a utility company and while I'm loving the service I'm unable to find details about what happens when you ...
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Mac Mail sometimes sending my message as attachment rather than as body

I have a Gmail supported business account, but all logins are done through Gmail, and I use Mac Mail on Ventura 13.3.1. I have had a number of people tell me that sometimes when my mails arrive in ...
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iforgot keeps sending emails to icloud.com address which I'm trying to recover in the first place

This is silly beyond words. I'm trying to restore my apple account with email at icloud.com via iforgot.apple.com. After they verify my phone number and I enter the code, they say that another ...
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Recovering emails deleted from bin

Aware this might be a long shot, but my mother just deleted her entire email inbox. She was attempting to clear her junk box and muscle memory kicked in while she was in the wrong mailbox, and she ...
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Can't CC / BCC from Hide My Email on MacBook Air / Ventura

MacBook Air M1 2020 OS: Ventura 13.1 I have received a reply to my Hide my Email address, in which two other people are CC'd. However, when I hit Reply All (desktop), the To address is immutable, the ...
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Message in iOS drafts folder reappearing after deleting

I tried to use my mac.com email address to send my Mom too many photos from my iPhone after Christmas, and the message failed to send. I gave up and sent the photos another way, but that email keeps ...
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Lost my Drive email address- can I access app data off my iPhone?

I forgot the email address I created and logged in on the Google Drive app on my iPhone. I’ve tried all the generic troubleshooting steps to no avail (no recovery email or phone number) I think the ...
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Extract URL from incoming Mail and open in background

I'm regularly receiving the following message: Dear User, SSH access to the cluster has been requested from 111111.public.t-mobile.de (IP 000.000.00.000). If this was you, please activate the SSH ...
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