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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to save the sent items in the folder where I'm replying from, in MS Outlook on Mac?

Same question has been asked before on how to fix this in the default Mail app on Mac, but I'm wondering if there is a solution also to the Microsoft Outlook app on Mac? This is the link I found ...
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Mail for mac does not find e-mails of the last month

Mail for mac on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 is not able to find messages received over the last month. i.e. if I search for messages "from tony bruce" it only shows messages received until the 30th of ...
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How to open excel files attached to emails using AppleScript?

My goal is to write a script that opens 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 ...
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Is there a way to get information from email using the Terminal and without external software?

While I do not understand the Terminal or how email works well enough to know if this question is well-formulated, I am curious if there is a way to use the Terminal to access information from one's ...
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How do I only select one specific cert for Xcode?

I am trying to generate an .ipa and Xcode continues to grab the expired certificate from App Store Connect. How can I remove only one of the certs without completing removing my email account that is ...
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How will Mail handle an SMTP server port number change?

Our email provider is making a change soon to our SMTP servers, changing the port number to 587 and blocking ports 25 and 465. Our clients who use Apple Mail have the "Automatically manage connection ...
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New Apple ID cannot be created

I want to create a new Apple ID on my iPhone. I have forgotten my old ID .But when I create new ID, after I type the new email address, I get an error. Your Apple ID could not be created because ...
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Retrieving Voice Memo lost while emailing

I sent a voice memo from my work iPhone to my personal email address, thinking that the voice memo would show up as an attachment to the email, and I would then be able to listen to it on my personal ...
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Can an individual add their own email tracking pixel to Apple Mail?

Can an individual add their own tracking pixels to, for example, their email signature and have this be effective in a mail client that doesn’t offer read receipts? Like Apple Mail or Spark, for ...
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Mac Mail deleted an entired thread of emails without my consent

This never happened to me before but yesterday I had a big thread of emails open on my Mail app (~60 emails) and I don't know how but today they're gone. This happened at my office. All the emails my ...
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How to set the Reply-To in Apple Mail exactly?

I am trying to figure out the possible files that may affect the headers of outgoing emails when using Apple Mail. In particular I want to modify the Reply-To part. I know that there are numerous ...
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How do I have my MacBook Pro do Auto signature in my reply email

I can see how to have the email add a signature in replies, but how do I set it up to be there automatically.
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Backup mails from outlook app

I had an email account configured in outlook app in my iphone. I recently lost access to the email account and only mails available are the ones already downloaded in the outlook app. I want to backup ...
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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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Why can I only see certain attachments with HTML rendering turned on in T-Bird?

My colleague uses MacOS Mail. I use Thunderbird 60. Our work accounts are on a GMail server. We both use late-model iMacs, running Mojave. I do not have HTML rendering enabled by default. (I am a ...
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Open Email App in Smart Mailbox

How can I make it so when I open the mail application on mac (mojave 10.14), it automatically opens in a preselected Smart Mailbox?
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“Sent” Email Disappeared; No swoosh sound

Macbook Pro Mojave 10.14.6 Yesterday I composed an email w/2 attachments [46MB]. I clicked the Send arrow at top of email but did not hear swoosh sound. I checked all Sent boxes but this email was ...
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How to open mailto: links in gmail / chrome instead of mail app?

I would like to open mailto: links directly in chrome google web app instead of built-in mail app. Is possible
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Archiving mail in a smart mailbox in macOS Apple Mail doesn't work

I'm using Apple Mail on macOS 10.14.6. I have multiple IMAP mail accounts set up in it including a Gmail account, and combine some of the mail together using smart mailboxes. In one of these smart ...
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AppleScript and Mail: Weird selection behaviour?

I) Intro In AppleScript, when - for example - I do tell application "Mail" set mselection to selection as list tell application "System Events" tell application "Mail" ...
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AppleScript and Mail: Read out Mailbox of Message and select first read message in Inbox

I) Intro I'd like to read out the mailbox a message (of Apple Mail) is currently in. To read out a message's id one can use: tell application "Mail" set m1 to message 1 of inbox return id ...
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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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How to export an email from Mail application?

I would like to export one particular email to .eml , so I can save it on my disk and then manually attach to another message. I am aware of those two options: export whole mailbox forward email as ...
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My iPhone / apple account might be hacked/ infected, looking for clarification and advice

Today I accidentally opened the Mail App on my iPhone after many years, never used it but it is connected to my apple ID/ iCloud. When it opened I noticed it had around 40 emails started. Each one was ...
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How to transfer Mac Mail signatures between computers

So, I need a way to transfer one Mac mail signature design to another computer. I don't know why this is so obtuse and hidden from users, but here's my issue. I'm using a Signature generator to ...
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Receiving spam email from my own iCloud account and my own IP address

I found a thread with a similar problem but it didn't seem to have a solution for this situation, so here goes: I have, on 3 occasions now, received spam email (iPhone XS fake promos) to my personal ...
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Spam (or just email) filters in iOS Mail.app

I know that iOS' Mail.app doesn't do automatic spam filtering. However, my ISP's spam filter is quite good, so it automatically marks all suspicious emails with "[SPAM]" on the Subject line. Thus, I'm ...
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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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Default mail program for using Mail merge

I am trying to finish the last step to mail merge on MS Word/MS Excel/MS Outlook on Mac. The email option is not enabled and it says the default email program has to be set up to complete this step. ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Why is there so much outbound traffic from Airmail 3 (from Bloop)?

I have been using Airmail 3 (highly regarded email client from Bloop that you get via the Mac App store) for some time now, but I am not sure how trustworthy they are. What concerns me about the app ...
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iPhone: Disable syncing for mail account, but keep existing e-mails

I have a university e-mail account (Exchange, if that makes a difference) which for reasons that aren’t relevant to this question does not work at the moment. The underlying user account has been ...
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Duplicate emails when sending to group on iOS

I have a group in my contacts where some people have multiple emails addresses. Starting an email on macOS does what I want, but starting email on iOS tries to send email to all their addresses. ...
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How to find folder in MacOS Mail

I have a large number of message folders in MacOS Mail (v. 9.3, El Capitan 10.11.6), with a pretty deep hierarchy in places--I have folders in folders four or five deep in some places. (I am talking ...
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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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OneNote 16.27 for iPhone won't attach pages as pdfs to Outlook 3.34.0 and gives no warning

I just sent an email out to a bunch of people with a procedure attached to it, and when I sent the email it was attached. When the people (and myself) received the email, it wasn't there! Is this a ...
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Prevent Mail.app from sending read receipts?

I just recently realised that Mail.app sends out "read receipts" without my knowledge if someone sends an email with a "Disposition-Notification-To" header to my work (MS Exchange) email account. This ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - how to delete buggy email in outbox that crashes Outlook

I have an email in my Outbox that continually crashes Outlook for Mac 2011 with a "rebuild database" error message. Rebuilding the database took days and never completed. If I start Outlook in safe ...
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Opened a zip file in a spam email which created a folder in the /net folder

I accidentally opened a zip file from a spam email. There is a text file in the zip file which I have also clicked to view. Later, I checked that this file has the following content: /net/us.e-fax....
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Moving mail from permanently offline account's inbox (macOS Mail.app)?

I have an old, no longer accessible IMAP account (or two) with mail that I need off of it. I can access the mail in this defunct account (cached/local copies now on my machine); but my attempts to ...