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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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Why can't I delete messages from my IMAP account on my iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4 and have set up mail with an IMAP account. When I delete a message a popup says Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. How can I fix this?
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App/solution for having alerts for emails

I have following case: when something bad happens with services I'm responsible for, I get email to specific email account. And I'd like to get alert about it from my phone. But I don't mean just ...
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Where is my mbox located at?

The Terminal keeps telling me I have mail from scripts that are hitting errors, and then when I scroll through the messages to read them, it tells me afterwards saved x messages in mbox. Where is my ...
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iOS S/MIME Signing Issues

When I try to send an email using an installed S/MIME certificate on iOS, I get an alert that says: Unable to Sign: You can't send signed messages because a signing identity for the address could ...
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El Capitan Mail: How to cancel processes in Activity window?

I've found a number of questions about the "floating" behavior of the Mail Activity window in El Capitan. I have a different question: In all previous versions of Mail.app, processes in the Activity ...
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If i send a folder via Apple Mail, will users on other platforms be able to open it?

The title says it all. Does anyone have experience with sending uncompressed folders to people using different operating systems? Can attached folders be opened on Windows?
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How tag emails in Apple Mail?

My goal? To tag emails in OS X. What I succeeded into? I use the Find command in /Users/MyMacAccount/Library/Mail/V3/ with a significative word contained in the email I am looking for, then I tag ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email account/s?

On OS X 10.8.3, in Mail, is there a way to change the account folder that the "Archive" button sends the mail messages to? For example, on GMail it should go into "All Mail".
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Why doesn't my new @me.com email address work?

The Problem: I've just updated to OSX 10.7.2, with iCloud support. Everything works fine. Except... when I try to enable 'mail and notes' under iCloud settings, it just gets stuck displaying '...
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How do I get Google Notifier (Mac) to report the number of new messages in Priority Inbox?

I'm using Google Notifier for Mac 1.10.6.879 and I want it to report the number of new messages in Priority Inbox. Previously, I had Notifier report the number of unread messages that had a certain ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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HTML/rich text email signatures in iOS?

My work (Exchange) email signature has text formatting and a photo in it, as I'm sure many do. Does anyone know of a way to enable Apple Mail like signature customization in iOS? My iPhone is ...
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Is it possible to show multi-level threads in Mail.app?

I like the threaded view for mail.app, but it only groups the messages per thread. In other words, there's only two levels: the original messages, and all the replies that came after that. Is it ...
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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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How can I force iOS Mail to download the entire email every time?

I have a Wifi-only new iPad, which uses an Exchange-type account for my Gmail. It connects just fine when I'm at home. But the last time I was out and about, I found I had a new email, but only the ...
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Can anyone recommend good third party iOS email clients (especially regarding signature support)?

Can anyone recommend an iOS email client (Exchange/ActiveSync or IMAP... preferably both) that supports really sweet email signatures? Our company email signature has an official format that has a ...
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Is it possible to time adjust push mail on iOS 5?

Is it possible to time adjust push mail on my iPhone? What I want is that the phone automatically adjust the push setting for some time slots a day. E.g. that it should push mail between 9-17, but ...
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Mail.app won't recognize a contact's name from my Address Book

I use Mac OS X Mail and have all of my work contacts in Address Book. When I receive email from one contact, the "From" field just displays his email address (as opposed to his first and last name) ...
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Install MAMP (not PRO) For PHP And Mail Sending

I first tried searching here at apple.stack but couldn't find a solution that seemed to work for me, so I'm trying my hand at posting a question. I already spent a few good hours trying to make it ...
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How to automatically deliver /var/mail/USER to my Gmail?

My cron jobs sometimes sends mail to /var/mail/USERNAME. I normally read it by log on the Mac computer and run mail command to read and delete these mails. But how to deliver/forward such mails to ...
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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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Eudora email migration

When Lion comes out, PPC Rosetta support for the Eudora email app is reported not to be available. Which contemporary Mac OS X email clients might support the most painless and reliable importing and ...
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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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Fast e-mail client for OS X?

I'm currently using Thunderbird for my e-mail needs on OS X. I manage 4 different e-mail accounts, one of which receives a lot of e-mail per day. As the messages pile up, I notice that Thunderbird is ...
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Why do I have 8.3 GB mail on my hard drive even when using gmail?

I am short of space on my 128 GB SSD so I've been using Grand Inspector to see what has been using up all this space. I found that in Library/mail/v2 there is 8.2 GB of email. What is this and how ...
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How can I sync all of my Email addresses (including Gmail addresses) using iCloud?

I just got an iPad and I'm trying to sync all of my Email addresses across all of my devices, including my iMac and iPhone. I already had an Apple ID and had iCloud set up for my iPhone and iMac, but ...
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How can I configure iCloud mail in Mozilla Thunderbird?

i just downloaded Thunderbird from Mozilla because it's the only program I can use to access my hosting email addresses in a easy way, but when I try to add my iCloud account, I get an error. Here's ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Postfix Not Accepting Commands on OSX Lion - Timeout Occurs

I am building a web application on my MacBook Pro which needs to send email. When the application attempts to send, the connection times out. I am running postfix and I I followed the directions found ...
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Sending an email to senders of selected emails in Mail.app

I want to select multiple messages in a Mail.app folder by hand, do X, and then have a new mail message window appear with all those senders in the "To:" or "Bcc:" field. What is that magical X option?...
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Outlook 2016 Mac change order of accounts

Is there any way to change the order that multiple accounts are shown in the left (folders) pane of Outlook 2016 Mac's main window? Or do I have to delete the topmost account and add it again to move ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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How to completely remove emails in OS X?

So I added a Google account to Mac os X and then I decided to fetch my google mails by using "Mail" application.. But then I kept the Google account but removed the "Mail" application from the Google ...
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Spotlight, please don't show mail, but still let me search in Mail app

When I search for stuff, even constraining with name:whatIwant, the majority of results are old e-mail messages and Safari history items. How can I get rid of these results, but still search my email ...
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What is the s/mime encryption strength on iOS?

I've set up S/MIME on my iPhone, but unlike other mail clients, I'm not given the option to select the hash or encryption algorithms. I assume iOS makes this decision for me. Can anyone tell me what ...
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How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings?

I have been having a bunch of email problems and want to start over. I have deleted all the IMAP accounts from Mail. What other files do I need to delete, hidden and otherwise, to make Mail (and ...
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How can I see messages I send in Mail 5's Conversation View?

I love Mail 5's new Conversation View. But, I don't like that it only shows messages sent to me, and doesn't show the messages I send. Is there a way to show both messages I receive and messages I ...
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Recover and decrypt email app password

My boss gave me his iPad and tasked me to get his Yahoo password that was in the default mail app. He made the account 15 years ago, and we both have tried all the recovery options (security questions ...
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How can I report spam about my Apple ID

I received a spam email that pretends that I have to validate my Apple ID account information. Our automated system was recently unable to validate your details and therefor we require you to ...
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Avoid 'via gmail' for messages sent from my iPhone

I've set up my own domain (say owndomain.com) to forward all his e-mail to my personal Gmail account. It works great and once setup, I can send e-mails from the iPhone using that account with the coma ...
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If on Wifi only, how does Mail work when not connected?

If I have an iPod touch, which will only connect to the internet via Wifi, how will it work with email? If I write an email on the bus, will it send when I get home? If I check an email with an ...
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Select outgoing mail folder in Mail.app

On my iPhone, I can go to Settings > Mail > Any Account > Account > Advanced > Sent Mailbox and select which folder I'd prefer to have my Sent mail stored in. How can I do this in Mail on a Mac? I am ...
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Are there any other iOS apps other than Mail which can send email?

I have been trying to find an iOS app which will let me send email from various accounts without going through Mail.app. I know about the comma trick but that is not what I am after. I also do not ...
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Can I use a non “me.com” address to send email with iCloud?

I will be buying an iPad and will want to use iCloud. However, I want to use a non "@me.com" address to send email from/reply to. Is this possible when you sign up for iCloud? Thanks
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Any way to get more powerful rules for Mail.app?

Is there a way to enhance Mail.app with better rules? What I'm missing most is regexps and the ability to group conditions and not only get "If all rules match" or If one rule match" Alternatively ...
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Mac Mail “View as Icon” missing in High Sierra?

I upgraded to High Sierra and now the "View as Icon" option in Mail is no longer there. Anyone know where it went? Is it gone for good :-(
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How can I remove my me.com address from Mail?

I have a few email accounts set up in Mail. One of them is my xxxxx@mac.com email address. At some point (maybe after I switched to iCloud), Mail started including the xxxxx@me.com address in the list ...