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Questions tagged [mail.app]

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

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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

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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Adding hyperlink within message content of new email using AppleScript

I've been searching the internet but am having trouble finding a way to attach a URL hyperlink to a new email using applescript. The most helpful link I've found is from 2008, and I believe the ...
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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 ...
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Migrating IMAP mailboxes between accounts

I have changed my host and domain provider from Heart Internet to Wix. However they do not offer any mailbox migration service. Is there a way I can save my IMAP email folders, so I don't lose all my ...
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Why does MacBook keep re-creating a “Notes” mailbox?

A related question (but not a duplicate) has no answer. We have a MacBook Pro, two iPads, and an iPhone, all on the same Apple ID. We have four e-mail accounts, but three of them are only on the ...
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Immediate email push notifications account + app combos?

Which accounts (e.g. @gmail.com, @outlook.com, @icloud.com, etc.) paired with which apps (e.g. Mail, Gmail, Outlook, etc.) will give me immediate push notifications for any email received? I'm ...
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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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Mail viewing custom headers doesn't work

My mail forwarding service has recently started adding a "Resent-From" header to all the messages, and I'm trying to filter this out in Mail.app. I go into Preferences -> Viewing and select "Show ...
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Mac Mail eternally “Preparing to Move Messages”

I'm stuck moving messages on an Exchange account from the inbox to various folders using Apple Mail. I seem to be able to move individual messages but when I select a whole bunch (say 80) from the ...
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Apple Mail Smart Folders Not Working (VIP and Flagged)

Recently I noticed that my VIP folders and Flagged folder have nothing in them more recent than Sept 2017. I have hundreds of emails from those VIPS with dates all the way up to today (May 2019) and ...
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How to create numbered sub-lists in Mail application?

Is it possible to create nested numbered lists in MacOS's Mail client? —e.g.: 1. Foo 1.1. Foo is cool 1.2. Foo is great 2. Bar 2.1. Bar is not so cool 2.2. Bar is not so great I've ...
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How to disable generation of, and remove existing email edits on macOS Mail?

Each time when I compose an email on macOS Mail it seems each modification I do is saved as a separate email in the folder Sent. Although it's not evident from the email composer window, each change ...
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How to hide the reply section of conversation in mail.app?

On some emails it has the quoted portion hidden with a Show More From Person. On one of my conversations with many different people just shows everything. There are many replies daily and weekly and ...
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Quick Email Access

What is this 'Quick Email Access' app and do I need it? I just got a new laptop and it has this app. I've used gmail for years and never had any problems without this app. Whether this is related or ...
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Replace font in incoming mail [mail.app]

I'm trying to write an Applescript (my first) to change the font of incoming emails using a rule in Mail.App. In particular, some tasteless individuals use Comic Sans, and I want to change their ...
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Mail freezes after accountsd message

Getting the pop-up "accountsd wants to use your confidential information stored in "Skype for Desktop MSA" in your keychain". No matter what option I pick after entering the password, pop-up just keep ...
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Are email Attachments technically always inline, or does macOS Mail not allow conventional, non-inline attachments?

In macOS mail, you are forced to attach files inline in the message. I am aware you can enable "Always Insert Attachments at End of Message" in the menubar's Edit menu, but I understand this still ...
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Exchange Mail Server using old log on for iPhone

In January I changed my email address but kept same domain and mail server. At same time, I set old account up as an Imap account with same password as before. Everything worked fine. Then last week I ...
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Mail.app repeatedly loses IMAP credentials

Recently Mail.app on my laptop cannot connect to Gmail IMAP accounts. It says Login Failed in the status bar, and no amount of refreshing will make it work. If I quit and relaunch Mail then it ...
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always showing time in message headers of mail

I have my inbox messages sorted by date, and unthreaded. For mail received today it shows the time the message was received. But for earlier messages, it only says "yesterday" or the actual date but ...
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OSX Apple Mail client stops syncing GMail IMAP

Latest OSX version on a MacBook Pro. On a regular basis, the Apple Mail client stops fetching new messages from GMail via IMAP. Clicking on the "Fetch new mail" button does nothing. It's possible ...
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Tons of mail windows opened because of no preferred outgoing server

I don't use mail normally. So today when I open my app, this caught me by surprise I selected one of the server and then close the mail window, but there are just so many to go through. My questions:...
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macOS Mail app rules to delete are archiving instead

I have several rules in macOS Mail app version 12.4 set to detect certain senders and/or subjects, with the action to delete the matching emails. Here's an example rule: However, I see they're ...
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Issues with Scheduling and Outlook Email / Outlook App / Integrated Mail on iOS?

I have the following installed on my systems: Windows Outlook iOS Integrated Calendar / Mail Integrated Outlook Mail A meeting was scheduled to do an test install and rollback of a system, and ...
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Automatically decline meeting invites in Mail or Outlook

Many people are inviting me to meetings all the time and I'd rather they not assume that I'll be at the meeting if I don't have time to respond myself. How can I automatically and indiscriminately ...
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How to run an AppleScript from a Mail rule when screen is locked

I wrote an AppleScript to send an email with a hashtag in the subject to trigger@applet.ifttt.com and I created a Rule in Apple Mail to run the AppleScript when a new mail is from a specific sender ...
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How do you add an exclusion for emails on the default email app or Outlook that are important when Do Not Disturb is enabled?

iOS 12 has a Do Not Disburb functionality that when turned on does not notify you of emails; but some emails are important, so is there an exclusion list for certain email addresses so that they do ...
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Mail.App, Rules, Regular Expression or content search, Base64

Will the Mail.App (on Mojave) search within the base64 encoded parts of a message with mail rules? It looks like it only searches the text. I'm not looking for it to decode the base64, rather just ...
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Names removed from Mac Mail VIP list are sent to Junk

I do not use the VIP list in my Mac Mail (Version 12.2). It's just not how I organize my mail — not how I roll. And yet somehow, I accidentally added my wife to the VIP list. It was very easy to ...
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Reply/to address for replies to emails that received no reply

Steps: I send an email. I wait some days, and I receive no response (the recipient never replies). I now wish to send a follow-up email. I locate the first email I sent (either by searching or ...
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How to flag a single message in a thread?

When I select a thread and click the flag button as shown in official guide, it flags all the messages in the thread. This is suboptimal when the thread is long and contains many messages. How can I ...
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Mail.app: Moving messages out of IMAP accounts to local folders without keeping a copy in the Archive

I have my Mail.app set up with multiple email accounts (from different providers). For each of these accounts, I would like to make sure that when I drag an email out of the respective inbox into a ...
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How do you cope with tons of web fonts when copying and pasting from web pages?

Whenever I copy something from the web and paste it in my Mail or Evernote, or Apple Notes, it always brings the text style from the page and inserts those weird looking fonts in my mail, or notes. ...
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Why is Apple Mail showing as 61GB?

Can anyone explain/help with this? (My local Mac techy can't.) My 2013 Retina MBP (running Mojave) is almost full, but it tells me Mail is somehow using 61GB. It was showing 70GB until I deleted ...
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Mail uses an expired SSL certificate instead of new

I've completely forgot to renew my Lets Encrypt certificate and was greeted with a message: "Mail can't identify the identity of server mydomain.com". When checking the details I could indeed see that ...
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Don't show notifications for auto-archived emails in Mail app

I have a backup client on my computer that automatically sends me emails for each completed backup task each day. On Gmail I have a filter set up to make these emails skip my inbox (straight to ...
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Mail.app keeps changing my SMTP settings?

I've setup my email account with Mail.app. However, I cannot send mail. The reason for this is that whenever I try to send mail, Mail.app always selects a legacy SMTP server, which I used to have ...
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Mail notification deletes the message from both mailboxes

I have two college mail accounts setup in Mail.app which are common in some mailing lists of my institute. When some message is sent over those, I get a notification, I click it and the message is ...
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GMail on one Mac (only!) stopped working this week

I have a GMail account, and I access it from two Macs, and an iPhone. The iPhone and one of the Macs (10.14.x) still works. On the other Mac (10.13.6), it stopped being able to receive mail a couple ...
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Mojave 10.14.4 update causes mail passwords not to work

After 10.14.4 my hotmail and ntlworld mail accounts will not login. Have checked passwords and theses are the same ones that still work on the iPad and iPhone . But re-entering on iMac says "unable to ...
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I can't send email on my iMac

I haven't been able to send email on my iMac for a while. I've tried going into preferences and editing my outgoing server. Each time I add password and make sure my user name and password are ...
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Latest macOS Mojave update (10.14.4) and Mail.app Google accounts issue

After updating to macOS Mojave 10.14.4 two days ago and still, I have an issue with taking online Google accounts in Apple Mail.app. This problem appeared immediately after the update, although it ...