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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iOS 13 Mail App - Flag Only A Specific Message In A Conversation When Using Gmail?

I've noticed that with iOS, when I flag an e-mail message with Mail, every message in the conversation gets flagged. If I flag a message on my phone and then login to Gmail on my computer, I might ...
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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 can I restore the sort interface for Mail.app to the way it was before the Catalina upgrade?

I've been using Apple's Mail.app since 1993 and have grown quite accustomed to its "legacy" interface. One of the nice things about the interface is that it was a standard NSTableView and you could ...
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Applescript: forward Outlook email as attachment

I have an AppleScript service that helps me automate reporting spam/phishing email to our IT group. I noticed that it forwards by embedding the content directly in the forwarded message, which ...
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Clicking a link in an imail msg brings up safari in split screen

I would prefer that it open in a full screen. How can I change this back? I’m on 13.2.3 on iPad.
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IMAP Mail client on iPad (Pro) with support for IMAP labels

My main mail application is Mozilla Thunderbird as I use intensely IMAP labels to manage my incomming mails. As far as I know Apple Mail does not support IMAP labels. Therefore I am looking for a mail ...
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launchd simple recursive program to retrieve email with getmail

I adapted the following plist as <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist ...
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Sort emails by sender on iOS

It is possible to sort emails by sender (“From”) using Mail app on Mac. Can the native mail app do this on iPhone and iPad?
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How to sort mail.app conversations by subject rather than sender?

Most of my work-related mail goes through a ticketing system. Whenever a customer or me or any of my colleagues sends a mail or replies to a mail, the ticketing system sends a copy of said message to ...
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decrypt incoming mail server password Apple Mail

I have a mail account where the incoming mail server password is set, but the outgoing not. I can't remember why the password is not set on the outgoing mail server, but I would like to use it now + I ...
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Script for creating new Mail message

I would like to do the following with some kind of automation (Automator, AppleScript, Alfred Workflows, whatever works): Create a new email with the following filled-in: From a specific email ...
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How can I save a template email on my iPhone so I can send it repeatedly?

I am about to head to a Meetup, and I would like to be able to share my contact information with other people I meet. I wanted to save a "template" email on my iPhone containing my contact information ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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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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Make CMD-Delete a keyboard shortcut in Apple Mail to move a message to the archive?

The delete key moves mail to the trash in Apple Mail, which is fine. But is there a way to make CMD-delete the keyboard shortcut to move the selected message to the archive? I know there is the ...
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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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What causes Apple Mail body to sometimes not display

There are a number of similar questions, but this seems not to be a rebuild database or restart problem. Occasionally, a message in Mail will only show the header, the body does not show up. I used ...
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Is there a way to either save/copy/or email an entire iMessage conversation?

Is there a one (or a simple) step process to either email myself, or cut/copy, an entire (like year long) iMessage conversation without having to buy an app/software or to go through and keep marking ...
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Create new Apple ID solely linked to new @icloud.com email?

I am attempting to create a new Apple ID for use with an Organization Apple Developer Account. I want this new Apple ID to have a new ____@icloud.com email address. I do not want to use any existing ...
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Create iCloud Mail account without an Apple device

I have already an Apple ID through iTunes. I am a Windows user and have no Apple devices, but would like to have an iCloud.com email address. How can I do that?
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Inbox empty and showing as “Read only” after Catalina upgrade

After upgrading from Yosemite to Catalina, my Mail app on my MacBook (using my googlemmail account) is empty and showing as read only in the window title The authentication credentials for the ...
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Keeping mail accounts with separate Mail apps on iOS

I have three email accounts that I use two different Mail apps to manage on my iPhone 5 (iOS 10.3.4). I read two accounts with Apple Mail, and one with myMail. This allows me to keep work and personal ...
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Mail app randomly opens in split-view full screen while using other apps [duplicate]

I know this issue is well known, I just wanted to know whether there is a real fix for this issue and not just a workaround. Minimizing the mail window didn't work. Unchecking "Prefer opening ...
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iOS 13 - switch off auto-fetch for Mail

I've always had my iPhone set to manual Mail fetching for all except my actual Apple iCloud account, which is my only IMAP account & only used for official notifications from Apple. My main email ...
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Apple Mail not working properly

Since installing Catalina on both my laptop and desktop I can only receive emails on the laptop - what do I have to do to overcome this problem?
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Why is Apple telling me to change my password after receiving a password reset email?

I received an email telling me that someone requested a password reset for my Apple ID. Dear ___, You recently made a request to reset your password or unlock your Apple ID. Please click the ...
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Where do I update Google account details in iOS13?

I always changed email account passwords in Settings > Passwords & Accounts > (choose an account). Now I can't see any password field there. Same on two iPhone 7. How can I update the password ...
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Deleted email re-appears in inbox after it has been deleted in Mail app

After upgrading to Catalina on my MacBook Pro, I noticed that deleted emails re-appear in my in box after a few minutes after the deletion. The only way I can really delete them is by using my iPad or ...
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iOS emails stuck in All Inboxes

In the iOS Mail app, there are 4 emails in the "All Inboxes" section. Those 4 emails are NOT in the actual inbox on Gmail. I thought, oh well I don't mind deleting them entirely since they're just ...
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Using the rule to forward an email, the attachment is not added

In the mail app, I created a rule to forward all emails from a specific address to another account. Those emails contain some automatically generated text and a text file. When the email is forward, I ...
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How can I archive email offline in an indexable format?

When my emails reach a certain "age" I do want to keep them, but I do not want them cluttering up my Mail.app and taking up space on my server. My current strategy is to: filter them by sender, then ...
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show sender name from mail headers in Apple Mail

How to configure Apple Mail.app to show name from mail headers "From: " field and not from Contacts.app??? Apple Mail.app shows me always the name from Contacts.app (card is a read only download from ...
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Outlook: Two POP email accounts, how to separate inboxes?

I am using Outlook on Mojave. Until now I had only one email address, configured as POP3 account. I had one inbox, until the item, on left panel, named "On your computer" (or very similar, because i'...
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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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iOS Genuine Old-School Threaded Mail Reader

Back in the day... Mail threads were built on In-Reply-To:, References: and Message-ID: headers. The concept was represented in a GUI as a discussion thread, with branches, sub-branches and could ...
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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 search & smart mailboxes stopped working

Since I upgraded to macOS Catalina this weak, the following features of Apple Mail no longer work: Search Flagged Mail Smart Mailboxes I have tried reindexing everything using Spotlight and also ...
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Thunderbird Notifications

I updated my iMac to Catalina today and most things seem OK. I use Thunderbird as my email client (updated to latest) but this seems unresponsive. I get notifications of new messages, but there seem ...
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How do you forward an email as an attachment of another email on an iPhone 7? [duplicate]

How do you forward an email as an attachment of another email on an iPhone 7?
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Gmail Archive Sync Problem with Outlook iOS

I was used Outlook iOS app for default mail app in iOS before encountered this issue. The real issue is, I can see all of the "All Mail (archive)" with Spark.app, Gmail.app, native Mail.app and etc in ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to send in HTML?

I use Thunderbird 60.7.0 on my iMac (running Mojave 10.14.5) but seem to be unable to send messages in HTML format. I have my Gmail account set to Compose messages in HTML format and this is my ...
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iCloud email attachments not opening on HP computer running Win10

I have a new HP computer running Windows 10. Each time I go to open an attachment through my iCloud email, the attachments come up with codes instead of their content. How do I fix this so that I ...
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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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iOS Mail marks mails in multiple accounts as read

I have two mail accounts. A shared customerservice@... and an own myname@.... To have a better overview about what I have read already, I get all incoming mails in customerservice@ forwarded to myname@...
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How to format email with event for Siri?

Is there any example showing how to correctly format email with that Siri would recognize and manage to fill all the fields in calendar event?
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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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How to use AppleScript to open excel files attached to emails?

My goal for this script is to open an attachment in excel when activated by a mail rule. It does not need any loops to go through multiple emails or attachments, just run once per email and then start ...
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Change iCloud account alias email address

I'm trying to change my iCloud account alias email address, but I couldn't find any way to do it. As you can see below, this account's Apple ID is name@email.com and it's alias email is anothername@...
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Is there a way to reset search in Mail?

I'm not sure how everyone is doing this. But I do roughly 20-30 mail searches a day. But when the search is done and now I want to see the top of my most recent email (for new emails and whatnot). ...
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Is there a .eml email file viewer that can also save attachments?

I'm looking for a free .eml file viewer to just read email files and for extracting attachments. I don't want to use Mail.app as it requires account setup - when I click on a .eml file Mail.app opens ...