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

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Automatically add incoming .ics calendar invites to my iCloud calendar

Is there a way for Mail on my Mac to automatically add .ics calendar invites to my iCloud calendar? I am used to Outlook automatically showing calendar invites as tentative in my calendar, but with ...
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Activate the previous application if Mail app opens

I want an AppleScript that triggers as soon as the Mail app opens and if the Mail app opens then it should wait for 10 seconds and after that, it should activate the previous app (like what Cmd+Tab ...
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How to dismiss mac mail windows that seem to be lost

For several months now I have had two mail windows that appear in the popup menu as shown in the image, but the windows are not selectable. When I select them with the mouse, nothing happens. The ...
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Mac Calendar App won't send emails to Attendees

Hoping someone can help me, I am a bit unfamiliar with OSX but will try to describe my issue. A client of mine uses OSX on a Macbook Pro, using Apple mail as her email client. When she uses the ...
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iCloud Mail not showing up

I want to use my @icloud.com mail but it is neither showing up in the stock mail app, nor iCloud Mail option is showing in the settings under "Your Name > iCloud" where it is supposed to ...
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Apple Mail Statistics - Looking to collapse groups to count emails from various senders. Outlook or other application acceptable

I understand VBA language and used it for writing script for EXCEL and Powerpoint Macros. I recently learned that AppleScript is essentially the equivalent. Within the default MAIL application on ...
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Incorrect automatic link target in Mail.app

When I paste a URL containing %2F into Mail.app, the automatically generated link target replaces that part with /, resulting in a faulty link. Even when manually correcting the link target via ...
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mail app changing the automatic text in replies and forwarded emails

When you reply to an email (in the Apple Mail app on osx), the original email text is prepended by a line: "On Jun 20, 2022, at 9:36 AM, ... wrote:" How can I change this text? More ...
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Monterey mail search not working

I upgraded from an old (~10 years) Mac running Mojave to a new M1 mac running Monterey. The upgrade was ok, but Mail does not return all possible results when I search it (I know this to be a fact ...
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Mail won't connect to Exchange account

Mail won't connect to my school Exchange account. It was working perfectly fine yesterday, but today it's asking for a password. When I put in the correct password, it says it's wrong and won't ...
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What ports and protocols does the Apple "Protect Mail Activity" indirect asset loading feature require?

What are the ports used by the indirect asset loading feature of the Apple Mail app?
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Why Apple Mail "Checking for Mail..." get lots of time?

I used Apple Mail for few years and noticed that it became slower and slower through the time. Currently I have two problems with it: 1. "Checking for Mail..." which can last up to 10 ...
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Is there a way to script "Mark as read"

I get a lot of emails in a day, most of them I don't even need to read. I will the info I need just from the notification. Is there a way to script the clicking of "mark as read" from the ...
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Install certificate of sender in Apple Mail

I send mails signed and encrypted. Today I got a message back, encrypted. I send the mail only signed and the receiver used my certificate to encrypt the mail. Now I got their signature in Mail and ...
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How to access secondary iCloud mail settings on iOS, iPad & iPhone?

In iOS 15, I have a primary iCloud account on my iPhone and iPad, but I also have secondary accounts. Those secondary accounts that I have from a previous iOS version are already configured as desired,...
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Error: imap.mail.com is not responding

I can't tell if it's just mail.com that's down or my old iOS 9 that doesn't work right. I usually check my emails on my iPod touch 5 because it's more covenient. But ever since 2 days ago, my Mail.com ...
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How can I use my Google Account with Apple apps (Mail, Calendar, etc) in OS X 10.10 and older?

For months, Google has been warning me that I "may lose access to apps that are using less secure sign-in technology". The warnings directed to this page with more information. Starting on ...
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Applescript to open (mail) URL scheme via clipboard?

Very new to AppleScript and hoping someone can help. I use an AppleScript which I got on the MacSparky website which uses URL Schemes and AppleScript to create a link to a highlighted email in macOS ...
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Gmail in Mail on iOS 10?

I have an old iPhone 5 with iOS 10. When trying to login to a Gmail account in the Settings app in order to use the Mail app I get this from Google: Error 403: disallowed_useragent You can’t sign in ...
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In Apple Mail.app: way to modify "Send" to prompt for either "Send" email or "Send and File Copy" of email to folder?

I have a DevonThink database where I store email correspondence relating to my casefiles. But I am always forgetting to file sent messages. Is there anyway to modify the "Send" function (or ...
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"NO Mailbox doesn't exist": separator woes in Mail.app-dovecot interaction

For many years I've been running a dovecot imap server on localhost, to store my mail archive and access it with any client (mainly Mail.app and Thunderbird) and not depend on those app's storage ...
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How can I edit a mistyped or incomplete recipient address in the ios mail app?

When trying to send a mail to a new recipient it quite often happens that I mistype it on the tiny iPhone onscreen keyboard or that I unintentionally touch the screen in a different field while typing,...
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Limit number for "Hide my Email"?

I am in the process of modifying all my accounts to assign a unique email address to each one via the "Hide my Email" function. I am currently at 273 addresses created for the occasion but I ...
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Mail: Unable to load content privately

Recently macOS Mail has been unable to load content privately As far as I know, I have not changed any of my settings, but wish to have the privacy option on I also have Private Relay turned on in ...
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Recover deleted (not trashed) emails from iCloud

Incorrect rule set-up deleted a lot of emails. Not "move to Trash". Don't see them any more in the web interface, and the files appear to be gone from my hard drive. Any chance of recovery? ...
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Using AppleScript to send email message; How do you set the background and font colors?

Using AppleScript to send email message; How do you set the background and font colors? I have everything working but I can't set the background color?? The font color (is working) set color of words ...
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Mail plays sounds with notifications off

I am using Monterey 12.2.1 and Mail 15.0. Notification sounds keeps ringing even despite them being set off by current Focus preferences. https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/440066/mail-...
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iOS Mail auto corrects after mail is sent

This is a common annoyance. I send an email to myself while away from my desk for something that I can follow up on later at my desk. I put something short in the subject. Because this has happened ...
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Apple Mail keeps deleting mail when moving from junk to inbox

The following scenario occurs regularly on several of my e-mail accounts (all IMAP accounts): I receive a valid e-mail, but it is marked as spam and shows up in my Junk folder I click “Move to Inbox” ...
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Can't disable command + shift + I to open mail

I followed the answer for disabling command + shift + I to open mail here: How to prevent Command-I/Command-Shift-I from opening Mac Mail when in browser? However, this doesn't work for me. I ...
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How does Mac Mail choose the email server it uses to send an email?

Say I have Mac Mail set up to use two mail-servers: one for my private GMail account, and one for my work's Exchange account. When I send an email, Mac Mail uses some mechanism to choose one of these ...
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How to fix IMAP mailbox separator in Mail.app after server changed its internal separator from "." to "/"?

I've been using Mail.app for years with my employer's mailserver without problems. Recently, the mailservers were upgraded to a new system and the internal mailbox separator went from "." to ...
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Apple Mail randomly refreshes e-mail list

I am running Monterey (12.3.1) on a Mid-2015 MacBook Pro. Since upgrading to Monterey, the Apple Mail list of e-mails periodically (and apparently randomly) refreshes itself. This is highly annoying ...
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How to solve "original headers not being included in Mac Mail replies"?

Does anyone have an update on solving "Original headers not being included in Mac Mail replies"? I found a 2013 answer: Mac Mail not including original email headers in Reply, but apparently ...
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Apple Mail with Gmail, via OAuth

I would like to use Apple Mail on Mac OS to access my email account on Gmail. How do I set this up, without using an app password (i.e., via OAuth)? Unfortunately, I am unable to create an app ...
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Mail rules not working automatically, only manually

I'm not sure if I don't understand the concept of Mail rules correctly, but I think this isn't the problem here. I believe it has something to do with the general setup. I want to have a rule that ...
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Remove local stored emails from apple mail but keep on server

Is it somehow possible to set up Mail that all emails stay on the server and are not fully downloaded to my mac? I have a local mailaccount set up on our NAS as a backup for our emails. After some ...
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Apple Mail message -- remote content loaded through a VPN configuration

Remote content was loaded through your VPN configuration. This message appears above Gmail and iCloud Apple Mail messages. I don't use a VPN application. Apple explains that you can configure VPN ...
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Apple Mail - different password for incoming and outgoing servers?

I have an email account that uses different password for incoming (POP3) and outgoing (SMTP) servers. How do I add such an account in Apple Mail? It seems that Mail let me specify different server ...
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Macbook Pro producing mail in terminal. How can I stop this?

Terminal has been producing mail from an unknown script that I cannot track down. Message below: Any ideas on how to stop this from sending me messages?
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Cannot restore mail from TM under Catalina

Time Machine seems not to work with Apple Mail. If you enter Time Machine from Apple Mail, you are supposed to be able to see your email in all your backups. But if I try to do this, I cannot travel ...
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Mail.app - all history unavailable

I attempted to use Mail.app with iCloud and Outlook accounts after clean install of macOS 10.15.7 was performed on my Mac mini (late 2012). After setting the accounts, I found no messages on any ...
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How can I use iCloud mail on macOS 10.2.8?

I have an iMac G4 with macOS 10.2.8 and I want to use iCloud Mail with it. I had created the “For App Password” in my AppleID settings but when I try to add my AppleID to the mail app it says that it ...
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Mail.app prompts "Mail Privacy Protection" window after every reboot

As described, Mail.app shows the "Mail Privacy Protection" window upon its first launch after a reboot. I have tried deleting the entire ~/Library/Mail folder, as well as ~/Library/...
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macOS Mail.app insists on using wrong IMAP server for iCloud mail account, how to change?

Mail.app on macOS Big Sur somehow got the mail server settings for my iCloud mail account wrong (see screenshot) and these settings cannot be edited for iCloud accounts. I don't really know how the ...
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Does macOS's Mail app support two-factor authentication for Outlook/Hotmail email accounts?

I have a MacBook Air (11-inch, mid 2012, Catalina 10.15.7) I use for travel. Since the last time I used it, I have enabled two-factor authentication (2FA) for my Microsoft Outlook (Hotmail) email ...
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After installing Monterey, Mail.app does not see any of my email accounts

I am on a 2013 Mac Pro with my user account and most files on an external drive. I recently upgraded to Monterey 12.2.1. Now when I open Mail.app or go to Internet Accounts in System Preferences, ...
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How to transfer E-Mails from one mac to another?

I have multiple E-Mail accounts which I use with Apple Mail on macos, one of them is an university account which is no longer active, which means that I don't have access to the IMAP server anymore. I ...
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Drag / Drop email to web browser / web upload

When I move an email out of Apple Mail to Finder, the mail will be placed as eml in this directory. Thats nice and usable. But - I want to upload some emls to a web application. When I drag an email ...
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How can I display messages in Apple Mail thread by newest first

I am using MacOS 12.2.1, In Apple MAil, when clicking on an email, it displays all the messages sent back and forth in the thread, but the newest message is at the bottom, rather than the newest one ...
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