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Questions tagged [mail.app]

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

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Apple Mail hangs/freezes. [on hold]

Using the latest Mac OS, my Mac Air laptop’s Mail program hangs/freezes. Must force quit to exit. Plus, the hard drive starts running and won’t quit until I shut down completely.
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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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Want to write AppleScript that will Open URL from Certain Emails and Fill Out and Submit a Form [closed]

I receive regular work emails that contain a unique URL that requires me to: open the url fill in the same information each time and click a submit button. I want to automate this process by writing ...
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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 ...
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Advanced mail filtering on mail.app

So I have been trying this for weeks but am not able to make it work optimally. Here are some screenshots of my settings: and the mail filter rules: I want to apply mail filtering for specific cases ...
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Back up specific IMAP mailbox?

macOS 12.13.5, Mail.app 11.4. with an IMAP email account, Time Machine I'd like Time Machine to automatically and regularly back up a specific IMAP mailbox and its contents — even better would be the ...
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Problems with AppleScript for Mail to replicate Sweep function of Outlook

I recently got wonderful help here writing an AppleScript for Mail. My goal is to process incoming messages like this: if the incoming message is from a designated sender, move that message to a ...
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Apple Mail: Apply Rule to a Folder

I know how to setup basic rules to move emails in Apple Mail from the inbox of an email account into folders. Is it possible to do the same thing the other way around, i.e., to move emails that are ...
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iOS Mail: Emails are listed in wrong order

I've recently migrated my email from Google Apps to the free version of Google - however my iPad and iPhone mail apps are ordering my emails in some completely illogical order. At the top I have new ...
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Encrypted e-mail using a certificate not issued for that e-mail

Scenario I'm using Apple Mail and S/MIME to encrypt my e-mails. If there is a certificate for an e-mail address I want to send an e-mail to, everything is fine. After inserting the e-mail address, ...
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iCloud Mail has stopped working on all devices including web interface

My iCloud email has stopped working on all my devices including the iCloud web interface. I can log in fine, and all other aspects of iCloud are working well. I've tried signing in and out on both ...
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Can you configure the port to use for IMAP in Mail.app?

The outgoing mail server has a field for a custom port number, but I don't see one for the incoming mail server (IMAP). Is there a way to set it? I'm testing an email server. I know this is not ...
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Can e-mails that were recently deleted through the “delete message” rule action in Apple Mail still be recovered?

I recently set up a rule in Apple Mail with “delete message” as the action. Unfortunately, I made a mistake in the conditions of the rule. And to my dismay, “delete message” really seems to ...
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Adding a signature to Automator email

I have a little automator script that creates an email. This works. I would however like to add a specific signature to the email. The signature is called "Default Sig". I tried this, but it ...
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Mac Mail: I know a folder exists, but I can't find it

Mac mail searching is brilliant: I can easily find all messages from a particular person whereever they are. The problem is, it tells me it has found messages in a folder called "dave", say, and I ...
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Help writing AppleScript with Mail rule to keep most recent

I've created a rule to move mail from specified senders to a new mailbox called "News." I'd like my AppleScript to go through the "News" folder and only keep the most recent emaisa from those senders,...
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Windows won't open from Mac Dock

I use iTerm a lot and keep the app in the dock. When I first start iTerm, it brings up a terminal window. If I minimize its window I expect to be able to click on iTerm in dock to bring the iTerm ...
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How to set the amount of IMAP email stored locally in Apple Mail?

My provider told me that our mail server is suffering because of a HUGE usage, and, to be more specific, IMAP usage. I tracked down the issue to four Macs that use IMAP on quite big email accounts (...
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Mac Mail 11.4 mark as read delay - High Sierra

Is there a similar solution for Mail App on High Sierra as it was on older versions (I think, Yosemite Mail App). There was a command line to adjust the mark as read delay. See this (for older Mail ...
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Get messages that were sent in the last 7 days (Applescript)

As part of my routine, I review all outgoing emails once every week to see if any of them need to be flagged for follow-up. I want to try a different approach and instead of going through my Sent Mail,...
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How can I access Office 365 (Private) Groups using Apple Mail?

My company just started using Office 365 Private Groups instead of distribution lists. While distribution lists worked fine in Mail.app, I can't seem to find any way to access Private Groups without ...
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Deleting Mail.app downloaded attachments manually properly

I am helping a friend clear up hard disk space. In order to find the biggest space takers, I used a filesystem exploration utility. To my surprise, I found that nearly 100 GB of the internal hard disk ...
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How to get stationary back in Apple Mail on macOS Mojave?

According to this article, Apple has removed the stationary from Apple Mail. Apple Mail Stationary Removed. According to the release notes for the macOS Mojave beta, Stationary, the HTML email ...
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Apple Mail font is Helvetica Neue despite setting Arial as default font

My emails get sent with font type Helvetica Neue not matter what I try. I selected Arial as default font in Apple Mail. Still my emails get sent with Helvetica Neue. This is somewhat annoying because ...
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Apple Mail: How to semi-automatically forward an email with default text and recipients

i converted recently from windows, and i do a lot of email dispatching, which i did in outlook with quick steps. I could mark an email, hit a button for team A, and a fowarded email was composed with ...
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Applescript to create outgoing message in Mail.app with specified sender

I have a lot of accounts in Mail. I use KeyboardMaestro to automate much of what I do, but I haven't found a way to reliably get it to choose a given account in a new message window. I'm wondering ...
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Restore/sync Gmail (tags) from Mail.app backup?

I pulled a boneheaded move and trashed all my Gmail inboxes in Mail.app with a bad filter. Thankfully Gmail's archive saved the actual messages, but I'd like to restore what was in the inbox, if ...
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Mac mail slow due to 65gb of email?

Ive got 8 email accounts which i manage in mac mail. The largest one of these accounts is 30GB and the others are each c. 5GB. So 65GB in total. Most of these are google apps for business accounts, ...
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Resetting Username/Password [duplicate]

I just want to ask if someone here know how to reset the admin username and password in "groups/ users"? At first I was just trying to change the name of the admin in "groups/ users" then I restart ...
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Office 365 Archiving with Apple Mail.App

Office 365 provides Outlook for the Mac, but not everyone enjoys the (enter sarcastic voice here) grandeur (End sarcastic voice) of MS products. Because of this, I am forced to administrate with MS ...
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iOS 11.3.1 Mail app doesn't shown new mail until the iPhone is rebooted - any cure?

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 11.3.1. The Mail app is able to download and display e-mail from my GMail account. However, e-mail to my account at register.com is frequently not displayed until I ...
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Is it possible to stop the High Sierra Mail app from grouping messages?

I recently upgraded to a 13-inch MacBook Pro (2017 model) and installed macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2. The new Mail app is grouping e-mails into "conversations", which has the net effect of ...
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Folder destinations in mail rules disappear if iCloud account is active on macOS

I am running Mail 11.3 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 and I have several rules set up to move messages in specific email folders. I have a Gmail account and a work-related account. Everything works ...
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Click on a button using mail rule & Applescript

I wrote this to push on a button, and it's work fine when I run the script, however when I run the script from mail (trigger from a email rule) nothing happen. Is this due to an Applescript ...
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mac mail blacks out messages with dual monitor setup on mackbook air

I'm trying to figure out how to see the mail on my larger monitor. Feel like I did something to fix it once but I cannot remember what I did to get it working properly. Any ideas???
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Problems setting up startmail client on ipad

I've tried twice from scratch to set up an IMAP account for Startmail on my ipad and the steps appear to be simple however when I try to use it I'm told that either my userid or password is incorrect ...
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Is iphone's mail App using predicitve autocomplete based on recent interactions?

Apple’s mail app for iPhone seems to use predictive algorithms in the “send to” field. When I type “t” it autocompletes my own email addresses instantly in a list directly below the “Send to” from ...
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Mail.app unable to login to 1&1 mail account after upgrading to macOS High Sierra

I upgraded my iMac to macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. Since then my email account with 1&1 (that was previously working fine) - decided to work intermittently, then just failed completely. I contacted ...