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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Smart mailbox for unread messages in Mail.app

Problem I've created a smart mailbox in macOS Mail for "Unread" messages with the following rules: Contains messages that match all of the following conditions: Message is in the mailbox: ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Cannot Delete Mailboxes in Mail.app

macOS 10.14.6, Mail.app v. 12.4 (3445.104.11), 2015 iMac. The software is up-to-date. I was looking for a possibly-deleted email, and searched several Time Machine backups. I found one possibility, ...
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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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Show recipients 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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mail app fails to login for google mail

My problem with using the email app started today, after macOS update to version 10.14.4. The problem is email (and calendar) app fail to log into google. I have entered my google email address, ...
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Force Mail.app to use a certain email account for certain recipients?

When I email a certain person I always want my outgoing email to be on my email account X rather than account Y. For example, I always want to send Bob email messages via Google Gmail rather than ...
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Default signature per email address not email account

In Apple Mail, there is functionality to add additional email addresses per email account. In G-Suite (and I would assume Office 365) you can set up email aliases and the additional email addresses in ...
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Emails disappearing from account after moving to folder

I am experiencing an odd issue when moving emails to folders. I am using Mail.app with an Office 365 account (IMAP). Here is the sequence of steps that produces the issue for me: Move email to a ...
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Weird behaviour with google calendar and iOS

I use Gmail for my work email and calendar, and I've added the Gmail account to the macOS native Calendar and Mail apps. All is working well on the Mac. When someone invites me to a meeting I see the ...
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Setting Mac Mail reply-to address to ANY email address (not an Apple alias!)

I want the Reply-to: header of all my outgoing email to have my pobox.com address, which forwards back to my icloud.com address where I collect my mail. This discussion seems to raise the same ...
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Different event handlers for different apps?

Is it possible to have different applications open links in different browsers? For example, I would like to have all links in Thunderbird open in Firefox, while links in Mail should open in Safari. ...
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macOS Server mail forward to external domain fails

I have macOS Server 5.6.1 setup on macOS High Sierra (10.13). It serves as a mail server for my local domain mydomain.com and works correctly. I have one particular user myuser@mydomain.com setup to ...
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System mail from hbh_output

Firing up the terminal today gave me a surprise, since it said I have mail. For the first time in my life on a Mac I ran the mail app and it was a bounce e-mail for an unknown user: From MAILER-...
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Invoking AppleScript from Mail Rule

While working on an AppleScript to save message attachments from a mail rule I believe I have come across what appears to be a limitation. It seems that if you invoke an AppleScript from a mail rule ...
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macbook pro Mac OS X 10.13.4 Office365 Bounce Spam Email

I get so much spam emails (you know the ones offering SEO, first page results for google etc etc.) I've set up a few blocks in rules for Office 365 email but not sure I've done it correctly. How can ...
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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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Backup filtered search email keeping folder structure

How can I backup an email account keeping the email folder structure? I mean for instance: I want to backup all the emails older than 2 years however I want to keep the folder structure that I have ...
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Duplicate Inboxes on iPhone Mail — How to get rid of?

On my Mail application, I have 2 accounts configured — Work (Account 1 in the screenshot) and Outlook. For some reason, the application shows duplicate inboxes for both of the accounts. I have ...
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How do I get iMessage to only send to mobile numbers and not everything on the contact card?

I have read answers to similar questions and it does not answer it completely. I do not get prompted to answer where I want to send the message. It just automatically sends to phone, email, and ...
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Let iOS Mail ask for confimation before loading large emails

On MacOS, you still have that legacy option to set a size limit, above which a confirmation is needed to load an email. I can't find a similar feature on iOS Mail. Background: Currently I'm spending ...
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In Apple's Mail.app on macOS, when accessing Exchange email, is it possible to emulate the Other category from Office 365?

I use Office 365 to access my Outlook/Exchange email, and there are the automatic Focused and Other categories. Is there a quick way to emulate the same when viewing Exchange email in Apple's Mail....
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remove duplicate emails

I have, due to aborted imports, many duplicate emails. How can I find these duplicate emails and delete them, the best would be to archive them first, just to be safe. I found http://www.nickshubin....
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Outlook 2016: How to store an answer together with the original message

In outlook for windows you can chose an implemented rule which stores an answer together with the original message in the same folder instead of the 'sent' folder. Outlook for Mac doesn't have such a ...
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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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Apple mail has ghost SMTP accounts. It does not use them, nor can I edit them. Any idea how to fix that?

I have been having problems on Apple Mail on my work Mac. I had setup everything on my personal Mac, and the settings were carried over via iCloud, no problem. I can receive mail for both Gmail and ...
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Unable to access iCloud IMAP

I'm having no luck adding my icloud email account to either the Evolution, Geary or Thunderbird clients. They all seem to complain about "IMAP username or password incorrect", or similar, although I ...
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Incoming email problem

I am running a MacBook Pro 15", system 10.12.3. My incoming email doesn't come in, but outgoing is no problem. Mobile devices, iPhone, iPad, use same email and have no problem. Settings are the same ...
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Only One Mail account can be enabled at a time

Every five minutes or so a message appears on my wife's MacAir that says Mail Password Required If you click on Continue, it takes you to Internet Accounts in settings. There I can see two email ...
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How to emulate Unibox-like grouping in Apple Mail.app?

I have become enamored with Unibox's approach to inbox handling over the last couple of years. The key is that it groups by sender regardless of the mailbox and when handling 20+ email accounts, this ...