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 can i block email attatchments from downloading?

i just got the iPhone 5 and connected my Gmail account to the mail app. however Verizon charges through the nose for data, and i realized that the most data that i chew up is through email attachments....
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Error when choosing Print > PDF > Mail PDF - document mail PDF damaged or incomplete?

I'm trying to send a document to email as a PDF. To do this you'd normally go to 'Print > PDF > Email PDF' but when I do this I get an error message: The document mail PDF could not be opened ...
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Using a VPN only for a specific mail account or app

On my iPhone, I know I can set up a VPN. But if I understand it correctly, it is a global setting. How can I use a VPN only when checking a specific IMAP account? Alternatively, can it be activated ...
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iPhone, iCloud and Mail syncing problem

The Situation I work in an IT department for a law/property/ifa firm and we have iPhones rolled out to many of the important staff members. It is a UK firm, and as well as the permanent staff we also ...
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iCloud Mail doesn't load, but all other iCloud services work fine

I've been having this weird problem with iCloud for a while. If I go to icloud.com, I can login just fine, and everything works (Contacts, Calendars, etc.), EXCEPT the Mail app. Whenever I click the ...
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Does Mail log errors into a console or text file?

Does Mail log errors into a console or text file somewhere?
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Synchronizing iPhone and Mail.app inboxes

I have IMAP configured on both my iPhone 3G and MacBook and I have push enabled on my iPhone. When I receive an email and read it on my MacBook, shouldn't it mark it as unread on the iPhone too? I ...
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Where to complain to Apple about an premium reseller that is sending spam?

I have clear information that iStyle, a Premium Apple Reseller is sending commercial email messages to people who did not subscribed for that. In addition to this, their "newsletter" contains no ...
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Photos get stuck in iPhone email outbox

Whenever I email a photo from the iPhone 4 photo app then the email gets stuck in the Outbox. Just doing a refresh leaves it there, even when viewing the outbox. To get them to send I manually need ...
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Gmail app on iphone shows notifications for 'everything' instead of just inbox

Recently Gmail changed their web interface, and introduced several different inbox views. I tried them, but quickly returned to the default, which shows only the number of new messages in Inbox, and ...
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How do I reply to a mail with in-line comments on iOS?

When I answer emails from outlook on my PC I can add in-line answers to questions I’m asked and it automatically add my initials inside brackets when I click “enter” like so: What is the weather ...
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Need to Switch from Mac Thunderbird to Apple Mail. But First I want to backup Mac Thunderbird. How Can I Do It?

I recently switched to a new company. As I am the sales head, I receive a lot of emails to look at daily. Earlier I was using Mac Thunderbird as my daily email client but now here it is mandatory to ...
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Changing iCloud email

I need to change the iCloud email address associated with my iCloud. I can't update any apps. I can't check the current email address as its no longer active. How do I change it?
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Forgot iCloud password

I forgot my password for my icloud account. When I try to recover it form iforgot.apple.com it gives me 2 options: 1- Send an e-mail to my recover e-mail address. 2- Answer the security questions ...
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How can I open a photo in mail that is missing it's extension?

My security camera sends jpgs that are missing the filename extension ".jpg" Is there any way to view these images on my iPhone?
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server x...x@...
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Import Mac Thunderbird into Windows Outlook? [closed]

I have exported all my data out of Mac Thunderbird, all the emails, contact list and address book entries, as for now I am ketting go off my mac book pro. I have got a new windows laptop that have pre-...
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moving mail folders to gmail labels - sublabels and hierarchy is lost

I use Mail.app and iOS Mail to access 3 different gmail accounts. Currently I have all of my mail in folders "on my mac", but I'd like to be able to access them from my mobile devices (iphone, ipad) ...
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Length of an email list in sent mail

I want to send an email to a large list, using Mac Mail. How many email addresses can I have in To: or cc: or bcc:? I recall there is a limit.
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Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
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How to remove iCloud alias from iMessage

I created an alias for my iCloud email address and then added it as another address I could send and receive iMessages from. I have subsequently deleted the alias from iCloud email. However, the ...
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iPad E-Mail Attachments are destroyed on the Exchange account

I have a problem with my ipad Air iOS 7.0.4. When I receive E-Mails on my Exchange account, which contain for example a .pdf, the pdf is destroyed an can't be opend. If I forward the attachment, the ...
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How to open mime attachments in external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail, and the best app to use

How do I open mime attachments from external apps from iPhone 5S iOS 7 mail? Which apps would be the most efficient to use?
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How to embed an Image in Mac OS Sierra Mail Application

Me and a co-worker are trying to embed an image in our email signature in the default apple mail application with an url. For example we have this image https://www.kieran.pw/unnamed.jpg and want this ...
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Why are email replies sent from iPhone not threaded in Gmail?

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in Gmail. If I receive an email and reply via my iPhone email app, it will show up in my send ...
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How do I set the swipe function to “trash” rather than “archive” for my Gmail inbox in iOS 7?

I have two IMAP email accounts on my iPhone 5S running iOS7. With the iCloud account, I can perform an easy swipe left gesture and select "trash" for individual emails (see first image, black boxes ...
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Mail app on my Mac closes unexpectedly

The Mail app on my Mac OSx High Sierra closes unexpectedly. How do I remedy this?
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Export Apple Mail Database for import into Outlook 2016 for Windows

I have to migrate to Windows PC for the first time. All my work is email oriented and I have tons of emails on my Apple Mail email client and also I have saved a lot of them on my hard drive as .mbox ...
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Separating emails from a common iTunes account

My wife and I share a common iTunes account. She bought a new iPad Air 2 and we used iTunes from my iPad to download her new iPad via iTunes. My e-mails come on her mail. How do I get her e-mails to ...
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Mail.app disconnected from data files

My mac mini was acting up, so I reset the Nvram and ran the disk utilities from recovery mode. The mini started up fine and runs stable, but now my mail, calendar, and contacts have been wiped clean. ...
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Should I be worried after clicking on attachment in scam email?

I received the email in the screenshot, which I'm fairly sure is a scam. I clicked on the attachment in the Mail app on my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.2). Note that I didn't unzip the attachment. Should I be ...
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Can't recover account because forgot email

I lost my Game Center account password... Because I changed and don't remember. My Apple ID is going to iCloud. I know my iCloud password but I wasn't there for so long, so i used my same apple id and ...
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Cannot get emails

I have an iPhone 6. I have successfully configured exchange account onto it. The problem I have is that sometimes i cannot connect to the server; meanwhile other colleagues using iPhone 6, and other ...
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deleting emails on both my laptop and iphone

I have an outlook exchange account that I use on my MacBook Pro and it is synched with my iPhone. Until the newest update, when I delete a message on my laptop it also deleted it on my phone but ...
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Can I extract the body of an email message using Automator without an AppleScript?

I want to build a system where all emails that are sent to a specific folder are added to a Devon Think Pro Office database for archiving/searching. There is an add-in from the DTP folks that will ...
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Is there an app that bulk transfers camera photos to emails?

Is there an app that allows us to bulk transfer full resolution camera photos to our emails? For example, if I select 100 photos, the app will automatically email me all the selected photos. ...
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Apple Mail App Alternatives for os X

Can anyone let me know if there are any lightweight-Mail application for Mac OS X? Mail seems to consume too much of memory space
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Can I limit the number of emails the AOL sends to iPhone?

I only want to have a limited number of emails be sent to my iPhone, the most curretn 20 to 40, how can I do this?
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Not able to send emails through Microsoft Outlook on iPhone

I use Microsoft Outlook as my email client but I also have separate Gmail account on my iPhone 4S which has no problems sending or receiving emails. On my Outlook account at home I can always receive ...
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Can Applescript ask for the names of the people you want to send to and fill this in send to

I’d like to be able to send to people from my address book where a dialogue would say who would you like to send the email to and I would write in like peter, john, George etc and that would populate ...
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Need application that use FIPS 140-2 encryption libraries

I want send email in secure way. Do you have any recommendation?
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Apple Mail - Outlook Exchange account

I have been using my outlook exchange account for a while already with Apple Mail on 10.12.3 Everything work just fine, until couple days ago, it doesn't login anymore, I get error about Username / ...
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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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Why is my long-standing client's e-mail marked as Spam (and removed) but not Junk? How can I stop this?

In the last week, my client's emails have become lost, and finally found in the Apple Spam folder. What is Spam? Is it a flag coming from my ISP? I don't see any spam settings in Mail Prefs, and don't ...
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ios8 cannot send email

After iOS upgrades and updates, I was still able to receive emails fine but could not send them. How can I fix this?
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Mail app won't let me check mail from student email address

My mail app lets me add my student .edu account, but then, when I try to check the box that allows mail to actually receive the emails that my student account does, it says that it can't link because ...
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Mail app; how to change default preference of attachment to be at end of document?

I always want to place a photo somewhere other than at the end of a document. How can I change the default setting so this is allowed without having to go to Preferences, attachments and un clicking ...
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Copy email from iPhone

What I ask here is a completely LEGIT operation. I have my best friend(passed away)'s iPhone 4s. i have the complete authority to complete all following operations in his name because it is in their ...
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Automator Group Email problem

I am at the end of my tether. I want to send an email to a group of about 50 people, which is personalised at the very least with their name. (so that each email says "Dear Bob" or their name, and ...