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Questions tagged [mail.app]

Apple Mail, the email client application provided with macOS and iOS.

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Mojave stationery

I have looked at the suggestions for recovering the stationery feature in Mojave mail. I can't figure out how to get to the file /Applications/Mail/Contents/Resources/ComposeWindow.toolbar in my ...
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Why can't I send ZIP files in Apple Mail from an iCloud account? [duplicate]

When I try to send a zip file to a gmail user from Apple Mail with my iCloud address, I get the following error. My zip file is 5 MB but contains a lot of files inside the archive (that's why I zipped ...
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Can I change iPhone Mail app to show archive button on detail screen?

When I go into the detail screen of an email in the Mail app on my iPhone the center button at the bottom is move to trash. Can I change that to archive instead? I realize I can long press on that ...
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cancel autocorrect of specific words

When I am typing in Mail.app I find that there are particular words that I would like to have the software (or possibly OS) learn. For some reason the "learn" feature does not seem to be the same ...
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Unread mail that I have deleted not showing a count number on deleted folder in outlook on iPhone X.

I have an iPhone X and in outlook I have unread counts on folders (inbox and junk) but now not the deleted folder where I use to before. I’ve compared it side by side with my previous x and all ...
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Automatically export new emails to folder?

The manual process: New email arrives in inbox X (Apple Mail) Drag-n-drop to Finder folder Y Delete email in inbox X How can this be done automatically using AppleScript/Automator?
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In mail.app, reply all does not include entire thread

I would like everyone in the thread to see the entire conversation when I reply all. Now, when I reply all, only the most recent email is sent with my reply
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Apple Mail won't login after Migration Assistant transfer

I recently used Migration Assistant to bring data to a new Mac Mini from a Time Machine backup on my old Mac. After finishing, I am unable to connect to my mail account as it gives the error "unable ...
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Mail App keeps popping up in the background in Mac OS Mojave

When I am doing some work on my macbook pro, Mail app's main window keeps popping up in the background, it even pops up when I watch movies by interrupting full screen. This is so frustrating, I can't ...
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Mail cannot connect to google account, won't open once quit

Pretty simple - mail showed as unable to check for new message (tilde by the inbox, etc.). The activity doctor confirmed it could connect to the internet but not the mail servers. Quitting mail and ...
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gmail account emails only appear in iCloud Inbox

This has apparently been going on for some time but I didn't notice it until today. I use Apple Mail (Sierra) as my mail client. Any emails I receive to either of my two Gmail accounts, are only ...
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Enable restrictions on Guest user

Our employees are logging into our shared computer using Guest user. At some point somebody will click on an email address and Mail.app will open. If they put in their Gmail credentials, then it will ...
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Can't drag an image into a new Mail

I am composing an Email in the native Mac.app in OSX Mojave. I drag the image and as soon as the image is dragged the whole text-area turns grey and becomes unresponsive: The image I wanted to drag ...
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iMail rules are very slow

After I updated my Mac to Mojave, the mail app became very slow, particularly with the rules. I have rebuilt mailbox, restarted Mac and Mail multiple times. My account connects to MS Exchange. It ...
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What macOS mail applications support a “Send Only” email account?

I'd like to revisit a question which has come up before (more on that below), but which does not, in my opinion, have a good “future-proof” solution looking forward to 2019 and beyond. “Send Only” ...
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Using Applescript to get the subject of an email - Not working as advertised

I'm new to Applescript, trying to do a basic script that gets called from a mail Rule. Im stuck on getting the subject. There doesnt seem to be one available. using terms from application "Mail" on ...
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Apple Mail: Cannot move mails anymore while other mails moving pending

For a couple of weeks now, I have the problem that I cannot move mails within my IMAP mail account using the Apple Mail program. The problem has been existing, since I tried to move some mails from ...
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Mail.app 12.1 - unintentional message selection & scrolling down

TLDR: Selection in thread view of mails.app is broken and scrolls down on its own, dunno why. The area I'm talking about: When selecting an email thread on the left panel, the messages are being ...
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Change email account address in Mac Mail without re-adding a new account

Ive got a computer running Mac Mail on OSX 10.12. For one of my email accounts which is hosted with Google Apps For Business (Gmail) i have recently changed the email address from alpha@domain.com ...
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Increase Spam filter Apple Mail

About 60% of all emails I receive through Apple Mail are spam. This email account is an address I am receiving the spam is under a year old(although the mac.com apple account I have had almost 17 ...
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How can I disable inline attachment previews (i.e. view as icon by default) in Mac Mail in macOS Mojave?

I would like to disable inline attachment previews by default, and instead view all attachments as icons in Mac's Mail app in macOS Mojave. In High Sierra, the following terminal command was ...
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Apple Mail warning: Unable to verify message signature

After upgrading from Sierra to Mojave (macOS 10.14), Apple mail started to display the warning Unable to verify message signature above all signed and encrypted emails. When clicking on Details, it ...
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Mojave spell check keeps flagging correct words and tries to change them to grammatically incorrect words

So this has been driving me crazy - it feels like I have a grammar troll living in my computer. MacOS's spell checker keeps flagging words as misspelled that aren't. I notice it mostly in Mail, ...
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Add Library folder to Spotlight privacy folder except Mail/MailData

having some search/index problems with Mail app on old Mac OS. How can I put ~/Library into spotlight privacy (in order to not index) except ~/Library/Mail Mac OSX 10.8 at the moment I just ...
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Mail acount creation stuck at “Select apps”

I've gotten myself stuck while trying to create a mail account on an almost freshly installed High Sierra. I get through the account creation wizard easily enough, but when I get to the window asking '...
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Mac High Sierra not able to open MacMail, iCal for more than 5 seconds

I am facing some issue with iCal and Mail Application. As soon I open it closes it self within 5 seconds. http://g.recordit.co/8q6iIK6cFS.gif I have tried following things Delete Following files ...
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'Reply All" in Mail Ccs addresses instead of putting them as recipients

When I reply all to a group email, it send the email to the last person to message the group and Ccs the other addresses in, rather than directly sending the message to everyone in the group. How can ...
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AppleScript Mail reply messages (10.13): body treated as read-only property

AppleScripting a solution for a client and having trouble with handling of outgoing messages: If I use the reply verb, the outgoing message body is treated as a read-only property and I can't figure ...
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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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Mail crash immediatly after launch

I've just update MacOS to the latest version of Mojave 10.14.1 from the previous one (already Mojave) and now the Mail app won't load anymore. It crashes instantly after launch, no GUI is visible ...
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How do programs access ~/Library/Mail under OSX 10.14 (Mojave)

After upgrading to 10.14, I am unable to access the ~/Library/Mail directory, either as the user or as root. [~/Library/Mail 14:01:42]$ ls -l ls: .: Operation not permitted [~/Library/Mail 14:04:11]$ ...
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Is it possible to show threads in Mail.app as trees in Mojave?

Looking at mail threads in thunderbird shows a tree-like structure which makes it easy to see which email is an answer to another. Here a picture (Mozilla Foundation CC-BY-SA 3.0): Is it possible ...
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After restoring stationery to Mojave Mail, the templates are missing the middle image part

After restoring Mail's stationery with this advise , it seems that the templates are missing the background image for the input field. I.e. - the drop-in pic fields work OK, the top and bottom ...
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macOS Mojave Mail stationery recover [duplicate]

There is a clever way of achieving that posted on this site - How to get stationery back in Apple Mail on macOS Mojave?. However, I guess it was done during Mojave beta. It looks like now permissions ...
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Auto Downloaded Emails Marked As Read in Inbox

I open up my mac mail and I have a ton of emails downloaded which are marked as read even though I have not clicked on them or viewed them. This started to happen within the last month. I have missed ...
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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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'Unable to verify account name or password.' when connecting Office 365 account on MacOS Mojave

I am struggling with the same issue raised here - "Unable to verify account name or password" on outlook.com Exchange server (browser works). It started after I updated MacOS to Mojave this ...
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Apple Mail: Mailboxes with different IMAP path prefixes

For the Apple Mail client (this problem does not appear for Thunderbird Mail), I struggle with the following problem: I seem to have Mailboxes with different IMAP prefix paths. If the IMAP path prefix ...
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Can't send outgoing messages using Gmail via the Mail app

Using Sierra OS. I have a gmail account and i connected it to the mac mail app. I can receive emails just fine but I get this error message when I send a message: https://imgur.com/a/D6d0Xr2 I ...
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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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How to close a new mail without Mail.app becoming active?

When I am working on something and get a notification about a new mail I click it and the mail opens for me to read it in front of whatever application I was using as expected. Then, when I am done ...
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Mail text disappearing on iPhone

Friend of mine has an iPhone and no other electronics. Says that It seems like messages come and go. No content then there it is. I read one message then the other. Went back to the other and it ...
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Mail with multiple gmail IMAP accounts is using too much bandwidth

We have a mac mini running High Sierra in sync with several gmail accounts (like 6, but most of them are almost empty, only one is actually in use). This computer uses a lot of bandwidth (we are ...
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How do I get Outlook (MSN) mail to work on iOS on my new Phone?

I recently upgraded my iPhone and, as usually, all of my e-mail accounts transferred seamlessly when I restored my settings from a recent backup. All except my msn.com account. In this account's inbox ...
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keyboard shortcut stops working

I set up a keyboard shortcut for Apple Mail, to be able to send an email by pressing cmd-enter: This was working fine, but has mysteriously stopped working. This is not the first time this has ...
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How do I remove messages that sometimes keep showing up in the Flagged-folder in Mail although they are unflagged?

(With Gmail-Accounts?) sometimes emails that were unflagged erroneously keep showing up in the Flagged-folder of Mail.
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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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Turn off automatic download of attachments on iOS Mail

I have "Load Remote Images" turned off on my phone and "Load remote content in messages" turned off on my mac. I got a suspicious message on my phone, but wanted to check it out because not many make ...
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Menu title in Keyboard Shortcuts?

I recently started using the Mac mail app. I like to keep the inbox clean and so I want to move every message that I read to a Backup folder ( not Archive for some very silly reason! ). So, I decided ...
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mail.app bug while creating new smart mailbox

Whenever I create a new mailbox or edit an existing mailbox, I choose account and set the account to google, I click ok and when I check it again, it has automatically been reset to iCloud. It doesn't ...