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Questions tagged [mail.app]

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

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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 ...
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Issues with Adding second GMAIL account to Iphone 6s (Software 12.0.1)

I used to have two Gmail Accounts under my EMAIL on the Iphone and I deleted one and then tried to add it back but I am not having luck as after I choose Google as the email and entering the required ...
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Mail grouping unrelated messages with same subject

I have enabled the option "Organize by Conversation" in Mail app. Frequently, Mail groups emails from different, unrelated conversations into a single group if these conversations have the same ...
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How do I eliminate SMTP servers in the settings that I no longer use?

Earlier today, I asked a question about SMTP server settings on my iPhone (iOS 11.2.5). I've more or less figured that one out. I realize that it doesn't really matter, but how do I get rid of all ...
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How do I select a new SMTP “Primary Server”?

On my iPhone (iOS 11.2.5), I had to change the SMTP server for my e-mail account. I was able to add the new SMTP server, which appeared under "OTHER SMTP SERVERS". I was also able to turn off the ...
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Why is Mail on macOS constantly undoing the archive command?

On macOS v10.13.6 (High Sierra) running Mail v11.5, when I click the option to archive a message, the action is undone by Mail, i.e. the message disappears from the side bar as if it was archived, the ...
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Disable email account on iOS without knowing the account password?

We have an iPad/iOS11.x that has a link to a Yahoo account. The account is no longer used and the password expired. We'd like to simply turn off the account, so it stops checking for email but doesn't ...
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Mail can't find IMAP folders

Following upgrade to MacOS Mojave on a late 2016 MacBook Pro, the Mail app (12.0) can't find my Inbox and other personal folders on our Cyrus IMAP server. The connection is fine (according to the ...
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Unable to add Google account (G Suite) to Mail.app

While adding a new Google account (G Suite account) to Mail.app (Mac OS High Sierra, 10.13.6), I am able to authenticate successfully but the account is never added to Mail.app. It remains stuck at ...
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create `inteligent` apple mail reminders

I am almost at 100% online Banking and Bill Pay. Thus I get all my bills online in email. Is there a way to extract the due date and the amount and place it in a reminder or calendar with reminder ...
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Mapping signatures to aliases in Mail.app

Is there any way of mapping a particular signature to a particular alias in Mail.app? I have 3 email aliases in one account so I've set up 3 separate signatures. When I receive an email to one of ...
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Attachments with “multipart/appledouble” not downloading properly with Apple Mail

Some emails with attachments in one folder of my IMAP account aren't downloading correctly. I opened it and the attachment section seems odd: --------------BC5FB65B849B838EE2D83C3E Content-Type: text/...
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macOS Mail app displaying postal address next to email address

I've reinstalled my dad's MacBook Air and now, for some reason, we can see the postal address next to name and surname in Mail. I've attached a photo. As you can see, the photo shows a random email ...
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Saving an Apple Mail message with attachments as an .eml or .msg

Is it possible to save a message from an IMAP server as an .eml or .msg like I can in Gmail or Thunderbird? Currently when saving emails using File > Save Raw Message Source the option to save ...
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How can I configure Mail to only add events to my calendar if they're in my inbox?

I have rules that organize my emails into different folders. I only want emails containing events to be added to my calendar if they are in my inbox. The current behavior is that all events are added.
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“Unable to verify account name or password” on outlook.com Exchange server (browser works)

Using macOS 10.12.6 on a PowerBook. In the past, I was able to use Mail.app to connect to my @outlook.com account, but after a password change (forced? I don't remember - it's not a primary mail ...
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Apple Mail not Opening Chrome links in Background

Just upgraded to the latest Chrome for Mac (Version 69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit), running the latest macOS High Sierra (10.13.6), and that combo seems to have lost the ability to open links ...
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How to keep mail messages on servers for Apple mail?

My "late 2013" Mac Pro has a small internal SSD. Since Yahoo Mail and Google Mail have large storage on their servers, I don't see reasons for me to store mail messages on my local SSD. Can Apple Mail ...
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Prevent mail.app from using contacts from different account

I use mail.app on my company mac to send e-mail, which is an Exchange account, company contacts are also stored in Exchange. I'm also logged into my iCloud on this computer for Contacts and iMessage. ...
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Save attachments from Mail.app based on subject issues

What I am trying to do: I have to scan some personal writing that I do for my mentor to review, I have 3 types of writing J,F,W. I use my scanner to send them via email (it's a work thing so I can't ...
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Multiple emails for VIP in Apple Mail

Is it possible to have more than 1 email address associated with a VIP in Apple's Mail application? For example, if Joe Smith has 2 email addresses, jsmith@gmail.com, jsmith@yahoo.com, I'd like to ...
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Finding Mac mail sounds plist

I have been trying on and off for a fair while to edit the default Mail.app system sounds from their defaults. Ideally I'd like access to all my system sounds eventually, but Mail.app seems like a ...
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How to remove the “high priority” flag from incoming mail in macOS mail

I have a neighbour who flags every single one of his mails as "high priority". I'd like to remove this flag for all mails sent by him. So, is there any way to control the priority level of incoming ...
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Why does a word doc attachment on my Wife’s phone show as winmail.dat?

Note: I understand the general issues about Outlook encoding attachments, but this is about a specific device. Our school sends out a newsletter as a .doc attachment. My Wife and I both have iPhone ...
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iOS 11.4.1 Mail app w/ Exchange account keeps crashing “8badf00d”

Summary: iOS 11.4.1 Mail app keeps crashing with a specific Exchange account. I didn't have this problem with iOS 10 on my iPhone 7 Plus. This all became an issue when I starting using iOS 11 and ...
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how to disable iCloud for Earthlink mail

When I received a RED warning from Earthlink that my server mailbox was full and that incoming mail would therefore be rejected, I went to my server's mailbox and deleted all the mail which I had ...
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Mail app is slow/unresponsive under macOS Mojave. What can I do?

After installing the public beta of macOS Mojave, the Mail app became slow/unresponsive. I have already restarted the system. It did not help. What can I do?
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Mail.app OSX wont receive email and email gets stuck in the outbox

Ive got an intermittent reoccurring issue on mac mail. I have this issue on 2 machines. Both machines are macbook pros, one is running 10.10.5 and the other 10.12.latest sub version. The issue/s are ...
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macOS Mail crashes when window is closed (app brought into background)

For the last year (possibly longer) the Mail app on my iMac crashes after I close the window (not quit, just close using the red X button in the top left corner, or with cmd+w). This happens 100% of ...
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Set delay before an e-mail is marked as read in iPad Mail

In iPad Mail app, as soon as an e-mail is displayed it is marked as read. Is it possible to set a delay (e.g. 5 seconds) before it is marked as read?
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OS X Mail: What circumstances are there were Mail rules could be delayed or not invoked

I have some rules set up in OS X mail to forward important messages (by containing a particular string in the subject) as MMS text to my phone. Obviously when the machine is off, internet is down, or ...
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Actual Image not shown in the Body of Apple Mail client

Products witnessed: iPad 2, iPad & iPhone X; iOS 11+; We send email broadcast of our reports to corporate customers; The email carries an attachment (*.pdf) as well as an image embedded in the ...
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Apple mail matching signatures with account aliases possible?

I use a gmail account with apple mail. It's very annoying that I have to pick a matching signature everytime I decided to change the from email alias. Is there anything I can do that will allow me to ...
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How do I split a Mail conversation in two?

Recently I sent an email to myself with multiple BCC recipients of whom two replied. With both people I started a separate email chain, although with the same subject line. All emails are grouped ...
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Invoking AppleScript from Mail Rule

While working on an AppleScript to save message attachments from a mail rule I believe I have come across what appears to be a limitation. It seems that if you invoke an AppleScript from a mail rule ...
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How to attach google drive files from iPad mail?

I'm trying to attach some files, shared with me in Google Drive, to an email by using my iPad. It looks like I can not find that files when searching them from the dialog it is shown to select the ...
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Is there a way to stop Mail auto CC'ing yourself, when replying all ?

In OSX 10.11 mail app if you "Reply all" it automatically CC's yourself. This seems to only happen when using reply all, but not when using reply. The setting under : mail > preferences > composing >...
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Not getting verification code on my e-mail

Recently I update software for my 5S , but when I sign into ICloud , the verification code not recieved on my e mail account . The mobile number which was registered initially has already been expired ...
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Apple Mail with Exchange archive folder is wrong

I've changed my private mail to Exchange online. Now I have the problem that the archive folder from Exchange is not used by the Apple Mail app. It will always create a new folder called Archiv. (...
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AppleScript to get contents of file in Apple Mail

I am attempting to make an auto replier bot. The bot will respond differently (and perform different actions) based on the message that is received. Instead of emailing the bot, I will be texting the ...
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Getting music file from IOS without computer

My laptop is dead, thanks to an unplanned swim. I have a song that that I transferred from the laptop to the iPad with iTunes. I no longer have the vinyl LP that I ripped it from and can not obtain ...
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How does Mail choose address for recipients in a group? [duplicate]

Many of my contacts have multiple email addresses stored in Contacts.app. If I compose an email in Mail.app using a group as the recipient, then for every person in this group who has more than one ...
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MacOS Sierra mail: adding an account to apple mail, not using the right port

I am trying to add an email account to apple mail, I am 100% sure the credentials are right because it works on Windows 10 mail and my phone but on apple mail I keep getting the error "Unable to ...
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Apple Mail on iOS 11.4.1 completely broken

I'm trying to connect to my Gmail from Mail but it says cannot get mail imap.gmail.com I cannot access any settings to change this from the app or the Settings app.
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How do I view the path of an email in Mail.app?

As of El Capitan, you could view an email's path in Mail.app by Command-clicking on the title in the title bar. In High Sierra, there is no longer a title bar. So if I have an email up in its own ...
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On which emails does Apple Mail apply rules automatically?

I created a rule for moving emails from the junk folder in Apple Mail back to the inbox if the sender is in my contacts. The rules works fine when I select all the emails in the Junk folder and select ...