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

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Weird message when I hit Send/recieve on Outlook on Mac

Now this message has just had me confused for couple of days lately. I have an outlook on Mac and It does work fine for the most part(Sending and receiving the messages successfully without any ...
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Prevent Mail app from opening automatically [duplicate]

how can I stop the OSX Mail app from opening periodically? I am not talking about startup, I mean when the system is running. If I do not quit the mail app it will be coming to front on a regular ...
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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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Mail.app how to archive messages with delete key?

Recently I have noticed that Mail.app on Mojave is sending discarded messages to the trash instead of archive. I have set the preference "Move discarded messages into archive", but that doesn't seem ...
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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 do I list unanswered messages on Mail (OS)?

I am trying to do an elementary thing: I want to list my unanswered message (read or not read I don't care). This basic request seems to be absent from Apple Mail!!!
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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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Apple Mail.app does not find any emails when searching (though they do show up in spotlight)

For a while now, the search function in Mail.app has not been functioning properly. Whenever I search for anything, even if I know that such an email exists, nothing comes up. What is odd is that if I ...
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How to see Gmail labels on the actual emails, in Mail.app?

Is there a way to view the labels from Gmail in Mail.app on an email, while the email is in the inbox, without opening the actual email (like in Gmail)? The image shows the emails labeled as K, D, ...
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Always take all account online

Occasionally, after reconnecting WiFi, Mail.app's dock icon bounces, and a dialogue prompts if I want to take all of my mail accounts back online. I can't imagine a single circumstance in which ...
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How to stop Mail saving drafts in the send folder and also remove existing copies?

After I sent an email multiple copies of the same email appear in the sent folder as if I was manually sending the email every time after I wrote a few words in a sentence. Since nobody is complaining ...
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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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Apple Mail blacklists / whitelist location

I am still working on an issue with the VIP list in Apple Mail which I asked here. I think what would help me is to review the email blacklist/whitelist on my Mac. Can someone please help me by ...
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reorganize mail folders (not in V4 on Sierra)

A while ago, after filling my MacBookPro disk, I (stupidly!) moved my Mail (all IMAP or Gmail) folders to an external disk (using Terminal). After cleaning up my disk, I did Mailbox > Rebuild on ...
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Is an Archive Mailbox just a regular mailbox? Or is it special?

Apple Mail 9.3 has an archiving feature. I'd like to better understand what this feature does, how it works, and why someone would want to use it. Unfortunately, I'm having a hard time finding ...
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Which Mail rule processed a message?

I have lots of mail rules that sort incoming mail into different folders. Today a message got put into a folder it didn't belong in. There are over 40 rules that move messages into this particular ...
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Find mail rules that are no longer being used

I have over 80 rules in Mail, many are for automatically filing mail from service providers to folders. Some of these are probably obsolete, as they were for temporary situations, or refer to ...
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Mail app Keeps opening, can't find notification options on google calendar [duplicate]

I know, there are a lot of peoples asking this, and I followed every single guide, but I REALLY DO NOT found the "calendars link" and so I can't keep following the guide...Has google changed the ...
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Using @me.com email when @icloud.com is also available

On iCloud Mail I can see that I have two email adresses: myname@me.com myname@icloud.com I would like to use the @me.com as my primary email address. However, on Apple Mail (on macOS and iOS), it ...
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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 ...
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Mails message contents not 'wrapping' (i.e. running off edge of box)

I use OSX 'Mail' to look at my email. I have received a message whose contents are not 'wrapping'. Usually, when I resize a window the line breaks reformat so that all the message can be seen. In ...
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Stuck Apple Mail - how to reset?

i received a message with my Apple Mail that was obviously too "heavy" for my hardware (no malware just too many nested and forwarded mails inside one message - bad luck in a way) And now Apple Mail ...
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How to change “display name” for email contact in mac mail?

Ive got an email contact with the email address careers@example.com , but for some reason in the "display name" for their email address in OSX mac mail, it shows up as "Studio - Example". Here is ...
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Is Apple's Mail.app more secure over using webmail? [closed]

I have heard that webmail services (even the one with E2EE) are prone to JavaScript based attacks, while native apps like Mail.app in macOS are secure against such attacks. Is this true? Is it better ...
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How can I change the circular photo on title bar of Mail.app?

Every time I send an email, there is a circular photo associated with the message (top right). I cannot work out how to change this. This is when I am using Apple's Mail.app on a MacBook running ...
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Can't add any email connection on macOS Mojave

I am not able to add a new internet account/email account to my Mac. After entering all required information, I am just seeing an infinity loop. No timeout - nothing. This happens with new ...
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Stop Ctrl+v doing page down in mail and safari apps (Mojave)

I have same problem as Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X but in Mojave and for more apps. I have Ctrl+v setup as paste in System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. This works fine in many ...
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Conversations in Mail not in chronological order

some conversations in my Mail are not shown in chronological order. The dates seem completely ordered at random. I have "Show most recent message at the top" enabled. But it shows no order at all, ...
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How do I get Mail.app use a template?

It would be very convenient in macOS mail if upon clicking Reply, a simple template would: insert a "Hi [first name of recipient from original email]," add my signature quote the original email at ...
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Mail: How to send message from selected account

I'm using Apple Mail version 12.4 running on macOS Mojave. I have configured it with several email accounts. When creating a new message, the sender's email is automatically selected. Mail's ...
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Prevent Mail pop up automatically when there's a new email

I'm using macOS Mojave. Apparently I've changed a setting - but can't figure out which one - that forces Mail to automatically pop up in the active desktop when there's new email. For instance, I'm ...
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Can I keep an email folder on a remote drive and have it appear in Mail when I mount that drive?

All of my mac's email is IMAP and kept on iCloud and I'm fine with that. However, I have an email hierarchy that I'd rather not keep locally on my machine or in the cloud and would prefer to keep it ...
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Mail application keeps disconnecting from IMAP sever on every email service

I have run into a very odd issue with Mac's Mail application on Mojave. I friend of mine brought their laptop to me to take a look at because their Yahoo kept giving a timeout error on the 'imap.mail....
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Adding social media icons to email signature apple mail with url or SVG, not by attachment

link to LinkedIn banner I want to add a LinkedIn badge in my email signature. However, even if I drag-drop from the browser, It is inserted as an attachment, which is personally super annoying. Is ...
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macOS Mojave 10.14.5: Can receive emails but cannot send

Since upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14.5, I cannot send emails from Mail.app. They receive fine. This is not a network issue because if I open iCloud and use the web mail client, then it does send. ...
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Automatically zip attachments on Mail getting sent

How can I have a single file or several files that I dropped into an email on Mac, automatically become a zip file before getting sent?
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macOS Mail.app loses usernames/password for Google Apps accounts

Background: I manage 2 computers, both 2017 MacBook Pros. One of which is running macOS High Sierra 10.13.x (latest sub version) for about 6 months. The other one was running the same, but is now ...
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How do I export emails to PDF without the “See More from…” history expanded at the end of the messages?

I want to generate a PDF of an email correspondence. I don't want my PDF to include, at the end of each email, a quoted history of every message prior to it. I open a conversation in Mail. I do not ...
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After importing mbox, Apple Mail does not show some messages on list

SUMMARY OF PROBLEM I'm trying to export mail from Outlook to Mac. I dragged an Outlook for Mac 2011 folder into a Mac folder, which created a .mbox file. In Apple Mail, I imported this. When I ...
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What's the best way to export “On my mac” POP email folders in Apple Mail to Gsuite?

I have a friend that was using Mac Mail with POP and has hundreds of "On My Mac" folders. She has multiple devices and can't see these folders as they are all stored on only one of her devices. I ...
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Mac Mail reducing image size making it unreadable to the recipient

As per the title, when I send an email to someone with an image attached. Mail is reducing the image size making it barely legible. The workaround is to add the image to a pdf. I have looked around ...
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Erasing deleted mail erases inbox from my IMAP mail servers

I'm having an issue where Erasing deleted mail or junk mail or a recovered mail folder causes all inboxes to be erased from my IMAP mail servers! This has only affected my mail servers and not my ...
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How to see LaTeX output in Mail.app?

I frequently receive mails with LaTeX text which appear in normal text like $frac{(1+cos\theta)^2 but I want them to be rendered in Mail.app as it would be written in books. Is there any plugin or ...
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How to reset Apple Mail on macOS Mojave without deleting and adding back Internet account?

I'd like for Apple Mail to start fresh and download and index all of my emails from scratch across multiple email accounts. I read that I might be able to go into internet accounts and delete all of ...
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Send message button missing from Mail app's compose window

I have an older iMac running macOS High Sierra. I use the Apple's Mail app version 11.5 for handling my emails. Something has changed in my system recently such that the Send message button has gone ...
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Mail.app opens randomly when watching YouTube in fullscreen [duplicate]

Happens very rarely, perhaps once a month or so, but definitely in the scenario described above. Has been around since Mojave. I run uBlock Origin on Safari. Mail.app is usually always open when ...
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G Suite Emails are not all Showing Up in iPhone Mail App

I am able to add my g suite email account to my iPhone under Settings -> Passwords and Accounts. However, in the Inbox and All Mail folder, I can see the emails up to a few days ago and then the ...
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Password settings do not appear!

At random times Apple Mail rejects the current stored passwords for my gmail accounts. When I go into Preferences>Accounts>Server Settings, the windows that are supposed to appear to change or update ...
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Mail app opens randomly in MacOS 10.14.5

I have mail app open in background i.e. no window open. A new window randomly pops up without any conscious trigger by me. No new mail would have come. Once it happened while I was in full screen ...