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Questions tagged [mail.app]

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

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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 ...
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mail app fails to login for google mail

My problem with using the email app started today, after macOS update to version 10.14.4. The problem is email (and calendar) app fail to log into google. I have entered my google email address, ...
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macOS Mail: How to remove background color of a message in message list?

In MacOS Mail, we can change the background color of a message in the message list. This could happen in two ways AFAIK: (i) Select a message, go to Format -> Show Colors, then choose a color, or (ii)...
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Force Mail.app to use a certain email account for certain recipients?

When I email a certain person I always want my outgoing email to be on my email account X rather than account Y. For example, I always want to send Bob email messages via Google Gmail rather than ...
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Dynamically identifying emails based on dates mentioned in the email body

I would like to use a Smart Mailbox (or an alternative approach) in Mail.app to "dynamically" identify emails based on dates mentioned in the body of emails, relative to the current date. Specifically,...
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Default signature per email address not email account

In Apple Mail, there is functionality to add additional email addresses per email account. In G-Suite (and I would assume Office 365) you can set up email aliases and the additional email addresses in ...
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MacOS, export email folder with each message to its own file

Is there a good way to export a Mac email folder so that each email message goes into a separate file? The only way I can think of is to export the folder using the "Export Mailbox" menu item, and ...
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Mail refuse to send message!

Since two days Mail refuse to send but the réception works! I have two accounts and the problem happen only with one of them! The account with hotmail is working both ways but the other with Sympatico ...
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Script that creates a mailbox (folder) based on the email subject

I adopt the inbox zero approach, which means that I want to keep my inbox as close to empty as possible. To achieve this, I need to archive emails quickly. The best method I found was to write a ...
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Mail disable animations doesn't work

In line with my previous question in pursuit of a better Mail.app experience, I'm trying to disable Mail's reply and send animations. The terminal commands cited elsewhere on the web, however, aren't ...
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Group Mailer and Attachments

I have created a workflow to create an email message, then add an attachment and then send to all members of a group. Every thing works fine. The front meassage is created with an attachment ready to ...
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DefaultKeyBinding.dict edits fail for Mail.app

I've been experimenting with different macOS mail apps. A key feature for me is being able to use some of the now-muscle-memory keyboard shortcuts that Gmail trained me into. Crucially, Gmail's ...
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Can I transfer all Mail accounts to a new Mac?

I have many email accounts in my Mail app, lets say 15. Entering the necessary values and passwords etc. for each of these is a huge pain. Is it possible to somehow "save" all of those accounts and ...
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Remove “RE: ” from Mac OS Mail subject line

I have this annoying problem where when somebody responds to my email their mailer application adds "Re: " in front of the subject line and Mail can not group the messages in that thread. Is there a ...
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How to read mail via command on Mac?

I set my mail agent tool to send and to receive mails with many accounts such as a gmail account. I want to read the mail via command line for triggering cronjob purpose. For example, | grep "...
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Restore Classic layout to Apple Mail

Currently Apple Mail displays like the following. I would like apple mail on my Apple Mail on 11.5 to display like the following similar to the Gmail web client. I would like a list view like the ...
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On Apple Mail I get an error message “the attachments are still being loaded” - any fix?

I recently "upgraded" to OS X Sierra. All seemed OK, but I recently tried sending an attachment (from the desktop) with an email and got this: No matter how long I wait (and for a 114kb attachment ...
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How to add custom header when composing mails?

For example, I would like to add the In-Reply-To field myself, because I want to respond to an archived message.
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Increase Mac Mail App Font

Is there any way to increase the size of the font that is used in the navigation pane in Mac Mail? For example, where it lists Inbox, Sent, Junk, etc? I am not referring to the message list or the ...
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MacOS App Resolution Independence

I know how to change the screen resolution for the entire system. That is not a problem. What I would like to do (for my boss) is to "make everything bigger" in macOS 10.14 Mojave Mail, which is his ...
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Good email is going to junk and I have told Mail.app it isn't. Still going there

My brokerage has a mailing list and it's full of great information yet it is all going to the junk mail folder in mail.app. For about 3 weeks now I have been hitting the button to say it's not junk ...
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Apple Mail reply semantics

If I sent you send me an email, and I hit "reply", it sends the reply to you. If I don't hear back, and I send a followup by hitting "reply" to my last email, it sends that followup to me not to you....
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How to sign out of Gmail on iPhone X in the iPhone mail.app

The iPhone mail app has changed. I cannot figure out how to sign out or switch email accounts.
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Mail opens a window randomly in split screen with my fullscreen window

I haven't been interacting with Mail for half an hour, but suddenly it opens its main window in split screen with the fullscreen video player that I'm watching. This happens every other day. I can't ...
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Latest iPhone iOS Mail app client size attachment size limit

Our Exchange Server with ActiveSync used by mobile clients has a 300 MB attachment limit. We noticed that the Mail app on the latest iPhone removes attachments over a certain size (20 Mb??) before ...
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ht send text message from iphone to email address in body, not in attachment

My wife and I exchange texts between her iPhone and my gmail account (I send to the vzwpix address). She recently updated her phone and now the messages arrive with empty subject, empty body, and all ...
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Disable vertical quote bar?

Mail.app's vertical bar formatting of replies is usually useful. I have one annoying case that comes up very frequently for me that I have been trying to find a solution for. I am a Python ...
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How to change 'quick-reply' buttons in Mail notifications on macOS?

I wonder whether instead of 'Reply' and 'Close' I can have other options like 'Trash' or 'Archive' or 'Mark as Read' in notifications coming from the Mail app on macOS.
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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 ...