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Questions tagged [mail.app]

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

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Best practices to move macOS Mail.app storage to an external drive?

I have a system with fairly small internal storage (500GB) so I have attached a reasonably quick external storage device (256GB) that will be constantly mounted. To free up space on the internal ...
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keyboard shortcut in mail not working

I have set a keyboard shortcut command + L-shift + R-arrow for moving the selected mail to a particular folder. However, it doesn't work (apart from giving the invalid keystroke sound). However, I ...
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move locally archived email to cloud based storage

I have a large amount of email archived "On My Mac". I use a number of different email accounts: one for work, one for home, one for freelancing, etc. Senders don't always respect the boundaries I try ...
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Apple mail remote images

When emails are sent out of out domain a banner is added using the gmail apis. We have recently noticed that sending mail from apple mail, be it iOS or macOS, form our domain emails does not add the ...
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Macbook Air, Mac Mail - 12h instead of 24h clock in replies

I have my system preferences set to a 24h clock on my Macbook Air, using Mojave. In Mac mail, the emails I send and receive show the time in 24h clock format in their headers. However, when I reply ...
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How can I just “skip” incoming mail notification?

When I get an email, macos notification system shows a banner like image below and two options are available: reply or delete. This is useful, but sometimes I want to just skip the banner because it ...
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How to reply to emails inline Apple iPhone Mail.app

I'm wondering whether it's possible to reply to emails inline on the iPhone's Mail.app. Specifically, a typical email will look like: << reply mail >> -- Name in signature << ...
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Apple Mail Mailboxes missing

Apple Mail crashed and I rebuilt the database. It now works but my mailboxes are missing. How can missing mailboxes be restored?
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How do you insert a picture into the signature line of a Mac?

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Sierra 10.12.6. I want to include an image as part of my signature in the mail application. I am migrating from Gmail where this works perfectly. To edit the ...
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Mac Calendar does not send a response when Accepting / Declining invitations?

I have an issue where my calendar does not send a response to the person who sent me an invite when accepting or declining invitations. I thought this might have been an issue with Calendar, so I ...
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Apple Mail always needs to “rebuild” Exchange mailbox for new mails

I'm experiencing problems on macOS Mojave 10.14.2 with an Exchange Mailbox in Apple Mail. The Exchange Mailbox account only updates once I click Mailbox > Rebuild. According to the Connection ...
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Mail app sends my IP in email headers

I just sent my first email using the Mail app through a fully functional email Postfix+Dovecot server. I am worried by the fact that it also sends my IP address and hostname along with it. The ...
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Error: Space manager is invalid

My macbook (Mid-2012, Non-retina) crashed today and it beeped. I managed to solve it by this video. Actually it did not solve. So i upgrade to Majove from Sierra. This way, my macbook start to boot. ...
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iPad mail swoosh sound gone missing

An iPad running iOS 12 has lost its swoosh! Apple Mail would make a swoosh sound when mail was sent. But a couple of days ago it stopped. The sound is on, (not muted.) I go to sounds > sent mail ...
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Profile pics of senders in ios 9.3.5 Mail app inbox (iPhone)

I am wondering if there is a setting that can enable the ability to see the profile pic of the sender for emails viewed in the iOS 9.3.5 Mail app, while in the inbox. I am aware that the profile pics ...
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Mail app no longer automatically creates clickable hyperlinks when pasting a URL. How do I fix it?

Since recently the MacOS Mail app no longer automatically converts a URL (that I paste) into a clickable hyperlink. How do I fix this? Working on MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 in Mail 12.1
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Changed Google Password and can't get into gmail on macmail anymore

I changed my google password. I can no longer get into gmail on my mac anymore. I can get into gmail on my pc and on my mac going to gmail.com. They system preferences pops up with attached message (...
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Reset Apple Mail auto suggest?

Using Apple Mail to handle my email there is a great feature that when you select an email to move to a folder it suggests one, presumably based on a previous move. Is there a way to 'reset' this? At ...
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Mail filters junk before applying my filters

I use Mail.app to manage multiple email accounts. I want Mail to delete all incoming mail for one account and filter junk mail for the others. That is, all incoming mail for one account should be ...
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iPhone texts going to email instead

My father is new to iPhones and smartphones in general. He has an iPhone SE and whenever he tries to text people, the texts going straight to their email instead of to their actual phone number. I ...
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Can I view local/unix mail (`mail` in the Terminal) in Mail.app?

I use cron to run some jobs, but since that's the only thing I use my unix mail for, having this run through Mail.app would be a nicer experience than seeing "You have new mail." in the Terminal. How ...
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How to change mail server for an IMAP account in OSX 10.11 when mail server greyed out?

I need to change the mail server for a IMAP account in OSX. But the mail server field is greyed out (see below screenshot). Ideally i dont want to have to setup the account new from scratch a re ...
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Gmail Spam/Phishy classification not recognized by mail.app

I am running into an undesired scenario where incoming mail on gmail web interface is properly categorized as spam/phishing, however if the user employs any mail client (ie mail.app, outlook) - the ...
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What dose this “square icon” mean for my imap sent mailbox, in mac mail?

Im running OSX 10.13.6 I have a range of email accounts setup in mac mail, mostly google apps for business gmail accounts and iCloud accounts. I have 1 custom hosted IMAP / SMTP account which for ...
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Mail filtering in macOS Sierra

I have a MacBook pro running macOS Sierra. All of a sudden the Apple Mail program started filtering messages. I know that they are there in my inbox but I can't see them. When new mail comes, it'...
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Cannot send outgoing messages in Mac Mail app

Can receive emails, but cannot send No error messages, the Mail app stays in 'sending' status, and the email stays in outgoing box 'Connection Doctor' shows all green. I have several email accounts. ...
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How to make Mail.app download all IMAP messages

I'm using Apple Mail Version 12.2 (3445.102.3) with IMAP account. Sometimes I do need some retrospective on a particular question, so I search for e-mails from two or three years ago. Sometimes they ...
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Cannot recover mail.app subdirectories in ~/Library/Mail/V4

I had two issues with Mail.app The indexing was not properly working. When I removed attachements in old received messages, the file size would be reduced by half instead of by 99+%. I concluded ...
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Junk mail filtering ignoring “Sender is in my Contacts”

Lately some of the emails I get from a particular website have started going into my Junk folder. I have the sender address in my Contacts, and in Mail's Junk Mail preferences I have the box "Sender ...
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Why can't I retrieve any mail stored before November 18, 2018?

I simply question how iCloud handles whatever files or data supposedly being stored in the Mail application. Up to one or two months ago I could normally retrieve messages going back to 2015 and ...
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AppleScript on AppleMail action

Found a script to create bulk e-mail distribution: on run {input, parameters} set addresses to "aa@example.com bb@example.com" set names to "Ann Bob" set title to ...
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Cannot Move Messages in Mail.app

On the first of January every year, I move the previous year's mails from INBOX, to 'all', which is an actual 'physical' folder in Mail.app - in other words, off the server and onto my Mac. I do this ...
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Adding gmail account to an iPad in mail.app

When I click next, I receive a pop-up that states "This account may not be able to send or receive emails. Are you sure you want to save?" Can someone assist?
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How to set default calendar for “found in mail” appointments on macOS?

I have a number of email accounts and calendar accounts, including an Exchange calendar. When someone invites me to an event via my Exchange email address, it shows up correctly on my Exchange ...
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Prevent Mail.app from opening in split view

After installing macOS Mojave, Mail.app always opens in split view when I am in a fullscreen space. Two examples: I am in fullscreen Safari and click a mailto link: an email composition window opens ...
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Mail.app opens spontaneously

Mail.app opens spontaneously. Not on startup, but during my work. Even if i don't touch keyboard or mouse mail.app can open a half window. I'm working with IDE in fullscreen mode and Mail.app splits ...
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View e-mail size my mailing lists

My work uses e-mail lists extensively for internal communication. I'm running mailbox size limits, so I'd like to know what are the best lists to filter and delete. I know I can view the sizes of ...
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Opening/saving encrypted zip file from iOS mail app

I have a problem with opening an encrypted/protected by a password zip file from an e-mail in an iOS mail app. I can enter the preview of the file, however it is a blank page with the file name only ...
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AppleScript: Can I 'get' highlighted text from Mail.app?

I'm trying to make a script that takes selected text in Mail.app, gets it into the script and does some processing to it. I don't want to have a GUI script that emulates command-C to copy the text ...
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Duplicate sent responses in email conversations

In each mail-conversation I have, my responses appear twice. I've looked the problem up and found that many have duplicates of sent mails in the sent folder and interestingly, I do not have the ...
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Use AppleScript to search for message by subject

Does Applescript provide a mechanism for me to search for a message by subject; or do I have to write a loop and examine every message "by hand". The code below generates this error: Mail got an ...
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Move mail message back to inbox of Exchange account

Is there a special syntax for using AppleScript to move a message from a folder back into the inbox of an Exchange account? I have Apple Mail configured with three accounts, two Gmail accounts and an ...
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Able to receive but unable to send emails on macOS Mojave from any account using any app

I have a 2018 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14.2. I am unable to send emails from any account (be it Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL or others) using any app (tried the default Mail app, Canary Mail, ...
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Search for emails within specific folders

Presently, if I do a search in Apple Mail it searches everything. This is fine most of the time, but sometimes I want to just be able to select a folder and then search only the emails in that folder. ...
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mail fails to connect to Exchange account

When I have a poor internet connection, Mac Mail somehow switches into a mode when it no longer can connect to my Exchange email account (no problem with IMAP). In this answer it is suggested that ...
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mark mail as read without opening

When I get a mail notification I can hover it and I see options to "delete" and "reply" but I almost never want to do either of those. Normally I want to ignore it, and mark it as read, or I want to ...
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Apply “Reduce Image Size” in mac mail to attachments only, not footer

In Mac Mail on OSX 10.11 is it possible to reduce the image size using the inbuilt image size tool (see screenshot below) without it effecting any images that may be in my footer. So that it would ...
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Can AppleScript execute a Python script?

As a math grad student I often have undergrads emailing me homework to be graded. Some undergrads do send me homework in PDF format. On the other hand many don't and it is very tiresome to convert ...
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Hiding the quoted messages in Mail?

In the Mail application, when I choose the option "see more from " the app unfolds the replied messages in different colors as quoted texts. How can we undo the unfolding and hide the quoted text? It ...
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iPhone 6 and iPhone X: Mail app not showing attachments correctly

I have been encountering issues with both an iPhone 6 and an iPhone X using Apple Mail app. When receiving multiple automated reports from SRSS, the attachments will clone from other, similar reports. ...