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

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Email tracking for Sonoma without approval request

I am looking for an email service which provides an email tracking feature and works on Sonoma. I used to use the excellent Mailbutler before upgrading to Sonoma, however since the upgrade to Sonoma, ...
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How not to download junk from Gmail

I have a Gmail account configured on Mail.app. Over the years I have marked junk as junk, report as junk, and block on Gmail. When I read that account using Mail.app, I still see the same junk in the ...
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Ensure macOS mail application is downloading and keeping locally all messages with IMAP

I have an IMAP email account. I am reading my e-mails with macOS Mail application. Emails are kept on server. It seems they are also kept locally but I am not sure if it is a temporary cache. Is there ...
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How to save emails that only remain on a disconnected device and were deleted in the cloud?

I use gmail as my main email and have my iPhone set to use gmail. A while ago I deleted a collection of emails and wished I hadn't from gmail itself. The other day I realised that they are still in my ...
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Mailto-Link for Several Recipients

In HTML it is possible to create an e-mail link for several recipients via mailto:[email protected];[email protected][email protected]?subject=E-Mail%20List. I would like to create such a ...
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How can I fix an iCloud mail SMTP 554 5.7.1 Access Denied error?

This on a 15" M2 MBA on MacOS 14.4.1 Just recently I started getting a 554 5.7.1 SMTP error when sending iCloud mail. The Connection Doctor log says: READ Mar 26 04:50:47.891 [...
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Relative Dates in MacOS Mail app

I would like to stop the display of relative dates in the MacOS Mail app. I know how to stop the display of relative dates in Finder. I have not seen any information for carrying that preference to ...
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Stop Mail app from importing mails from transfer so we can use app from scratch

My husband took over my 2017 Macbook Air 13 inch three months ago. We transferred everything from his 2011 iMac via Time Machine. We just tried to open the Mail app today (he normally uses Gmail). ...
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Where do emails go if a rule sends them to "No mailbox selected"

For some reason a Mail rule was unintentionally set to send emails to "No mailbox selected". This rule has been repaired; however, I do not know where those emails are now! Does anyone know ...
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How to send a mail later in mac Mail app, before macOS Ventura macOS 13

I wish to compose and send email later in macOS Mail.app, before macOS Ventura macOS 13. Currently i can't see any mail app utility to achieve this. As explained here, Send later is not available ...
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Import a .HTML file as email signature in Apple Mail

We have email signatures as .html file (containing embedded images in base64). We can import these files easily, for example, in Thunberbird, with "Attach the signature from a file instead", ...
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How to add a word to the Mail "dictionary"

How to add a word to the mail app dictionary (ie. thinks it is misspelled but it is not). I have read that there should be a "Learn Spelling" option in the contextual menu. I can't find &...
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TLS Certificate for SMTP Server

I have an e-mail account that uses a TLS client certificate as an additional layer of security on both incoming and outgoing e-mails. NOTE: This is different from simply encrypting the connection (...
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Individual accent colors for Mac OS Apps? [duplicate]

I'd like to change the individual accent colors of my apps in Mac OS (so that they arent all the same). I'd like to change my Mail app accent colors to blue specifically. Is there a way to do this ...
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Disallow clicking on links in email messages in Mail on macOS?

To protect from malicious emails I would like to disable all hyperlinks in received email messages in Apple Mail on macOS. I know to not click on links in mail messages, but I'd like to make it ...
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In Apple Mail, how to disable weird search

When in Apple Mail, not while composing a message but while simply looking at your inbox, then touching a letter key or a number key will jump to another email. I don't know exactly how the next email ...
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Mac Mail sometimes sending messages as attachment rather than as body

Our company has a remote worker who uses Mac Mail. Most of the time, and that's the difficult part - it doesn't appear to be every time, when this person forwards email with attachments, the body of ...
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Mail App rules and iOS/iCloud clients

Suppose I configure a rule in the MacOS desktop mail App that puts messages from one sender into a special folder. I observe that this rule does not sync with the iCloud mail rules (which are also ...
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Mistake in writing rule; Mail trying to move all junk mail to inbox

Today I wrote a rule in Mail to move email of a certain address from Junk to Inbox. While writing I accidentally forgot to change If any of the following conditions are met: to If all of the following ...
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How to disable (or, remove) "From email" linking and versions associated with a macOS Apple Mail "Save Attachment…" PDF?

How to disable (or remove) "From email" linking and versions associated with a macOS Mail "Save Attachment…" PDF via a setting? or by some scripting/automation approach? The action ...
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MacOS Sonoma: Editing draft email problem, no input possible

Since updating to Sonoma, I have a very weird and annoying problem editing draft emails: I have a plain text draft email saved. If i then open it to edit the contents, I can move the cursor around, ...
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Apple Mail shows different amount of emails in inbox than server or outlook

I've found a post on the apple support community about this, but it had no solution. I have two inboxes in apple mail and outlook. One main inbox and one archive on a local NAS. The amount between ...
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Delete emails from specific senders after 30 days using Shortcuts

I have some senders (like Amazon) whose emails lose relevance after 30 days for me. I am trying to write a Shortcuts that can search for emails from those senders and delete them after 30 days. I ...
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Apple mail won't log in to gmail account from High Sierra. Cannot add Google account

Call the computer Elf. Elf runs High Sierra. This machine is locked at High Sierra because this is the latest version that will run Aperture, with something like 150,000 photos. Apple mail will no ...
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Mac Mail doesn't work right on Sonoma

Since updating to Sonoma (one computer from Ventura, the other from Catalina), I have had two problems. Most important. On both computers many emails arrive in Mac Mail (16.0) with the body empty. ...
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How can I stop Apple mail from converting strings containing "@" into mailto:?

How can I stop Apple mail from converting strings containing "@" into a mailto: link?
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Remind Me in Mail.app has "1" indicator, even though no messages

I’m stuck with a notification of “1” message in my “Remind Me” mailbox, even though there aren’t any messages in there. Any one know how to fix this? I’ve tried syncing (Mailbox > Synchronize “...
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Change iCloud account name in iPhone Mail app

Version: iOS 17.1.2 This was already posted at How can you change the iCloud account name on iOS 10? but the answer didn't help. I'm looking for a way to change my iCloud account name in my iPhone's ...
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Applescript to suppress double mails from different email addresses in smart mailbox "All Incoming"

In my mail provider, I have two email accounts: one I use for my public email address: myname@publicemailname and one for my private email address: myname@privateemailname. (The myname@publicemailname ...
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Email addresses in Mail.app displayed as string of numbers!

I'm on a MBP running Sonoma 14.1.1 Using Mail.app with Gmail IMAP. In Mail.app, when viewing an email, the To: email addresses are showing up with a string of numbers. For example instead of: me (at) ...
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Free mail client with "mark mail as read manually" option on macOS Sonoma?

I am looking for a free email client that has a "mark mail as read manually" option. Back on macOS Ventura, I used to use the Mail Act-On plugin with Apple's native Mail app. This plugin had ...
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How do I connect Mail.app to my local `mbox` account

I am on macOS Ventura. I receive mail in my local mbox from cron jobs. I would like to view them, mark them as read/unread, and delete them through the GUI - ideally using the Mail.app. Is this no ...
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In Mail Exchange invitation emails get deleted

I use Apple Mail. I have several email accounts, one of them an MS Exchange Account. When I receive a meeting invitation in my Exchange Account and "Accept" the invitation, the original ...
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Reverting an inversion bug in Apple Mail Rules

Sometimes I observe a strange inversion bug in my incoming mails : the sender and title listed in my mailbox do not correspond to the content when I open the mail. Usually it is inverted with the ...
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Need help locating a missing email on Apple Mail

Not sure how this has happened, but maybe I deleted it... Im trying to find an email I sent back in May. Im using Apple Mail on Ventura. Ive searched various ways inside of Mail, but can only find ...
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S/MIME certificate not trusted

I actually own a S/MIME certificate for my e-mail address. I got no problem installing it on my Mac, and it perfectly works with Apple Mail (except the encryption icon that is greyed out, but I don't ...
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macOS Sonoma (14.1) Native text apps - Mail, Notes and TextEdit - autocomplete in US English (I'm in the UK)

This issue affects all native text apps (Notes, TextEdit, and Mail). It does not affect Safari. Nor does it affect Notes and Mail on iPadOS (17.1) (that's still in the UK). Only autocorrect works in ...
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See the full details of an Exchange account

I set up an Exchange account maybe two years ago and it was a bit tricky to set up since the correct username and server are not in the email address. I am now on macOS 13.6 trying to figure out what ...
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Cannot select S/MIME Certificate to sign email on iOS

I installed my certificate along side all certificates in the chain. It shows as trusted in my settings. However for my email-account I cannot enable signing because "No valid certificates found.&...
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How do I set up Custom email domain to be its own mailbox?

I’ve recently set up my own email domain to replace my ISP email as my main email address. This also includes setting it as my AppleID email address once I get this issue sorted. I’ve hit a snag ...
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Attempting to restore Mail from Time Machine

I asked this in a different form some time ago, but I'm trying to narrow down the situation. I have a Time Machine backup of my previous computer. On my current computer, I'm not in a position to ...
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Options for sending bulk mail locally

I used to send small batches of mails to students of mine (inserting test results from a CSV file into each mail) with an AppleScript that controlled Apple Mail. However, I recently found that Apple ...
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Can I create missing keychain entries?

The Mail app on a MacOSX 10.15 system keeps asking for entering the mail account's password. Gmail is working, the other accounts are not. There is a keychain entry for the Gmail account. There are no ...
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How to send an email with AppleScript, without the text being put in a blockquote

I am trying to use AppleScript to automate sending mails through AppleMail, but the message always ends up being send as a blockquote (i.e. as if I replied to an email and my message got quoted). Is ...
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Log file for e-mail messages downloaded?

I have three IMAP mailboxes, and one Exchange mailbox.  Some recent software update deleted ALL of my rules and added one "News from Apple" but left that inactive.  So there are no automatic ...
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Where does macOS store server details for @iCloud.com mail account?

My Mac has incorrect server settings for my iCloud.com email account. For my primary user account on the Mac, Mail thinks that @iCloud.com is POP instead of IMAP, so I can't connect. I don't know ...
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Smart Mailbox not working with Gmail on Apple Mail - resets to no mailbox selected

I'm trying to sync Gmail with the Apple Mail client and setup a Smart Mailbox of important emails that are unread. The Gmail emails sync correctly, in various folders as on Gmail. However, when I try ...
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How can I have sent emails copied into a folder in documents?

I would like to create a mail rule in apple mail to have sent emails to a particular person moved to a folder in my Documents folder. I see in mail there is a place where I can use a .scpt in the ...
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Mail.app not showing new IMAP mailbox

In Mail.app Version 16.0 (3731.700.6): I created a new subfolder in an IMAP account by ctrl+click on the parent, choosing "New Mailbox...", and entering the name. The new mailbox does not ...
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Mac Mail V10 - What happens if I delete all Attachments folders?

What happens if I hard delete all Attachments folders that reside under ~/myUser/Library/Mail/V10? my expectation is that the recent ones are able to be redownloaded from the server and mail will do ...
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