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

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Weird message when I hit Send/recieve on Outlook on Mac

Now this message has just had me confused for couple of days lately. I have an outlook on Mac and It does work fine for the most part(Sending and receiving the messages successfully without any ...
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Prevent Mail app from opening automatically [duplicate]

how can I stop the OSX Mail app from opening periodically? I am not talking about startup, I mean when the system is running. If I do not quit the mail app it will be coming to front on a regular ...
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How do I stop mail from automatically trash meeting invitations?

Every time I accept a meeting invitation from Mail or Calendar, the invitation email automatically went to Mail's Trash folder. Is there a way to stop Mail from deleting accepted email invitations? ...
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How to find folder in MacOS Mail

I have a large number of message folders in MacOS Mail (v. 9.3, El Capitan 10.11.6), with a pretty deep hierarchy in places--I have folders in folders four or five deep in some places. (I am talking ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Tons of mail windows opened because of no preferred outgoing server

I don't use mail normally. So today when I open my app, this caught me by surprise I selected one of the server and then close the mail window, but there are just so many to go through. My questions:...
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Duplicate emails when sending to group on iOS

I have a group in my contacts where some people have multiple emails addresses. Starting an email on macOS does what I want, but starting email on iOS tries to send email to all their addresses. ...
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Mail.app how to archive messages with delete key?

Recently I have noticed that Mail.app on Mojave is sending discarded messages to the trash instead of archive. I have set the preference "Move discarded messages into archive", but that doesn't seem ...
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How do I list unanswered messages on Mail (OS)?

I am trying to do an elementary thing: I want to list my unanswered message (read or not read I don't care). This basic request seems to be absent from Apple Mail!!!
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Is there a way to reset search in Mail?

I'm not sure how everyone is doing this. But I do roughly 20-30 mail searches a day. But when the search is done and now I want to see the top of my most recent email (for new emails and whatnot). ...
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How to see Gmail labels on the actual emails, in Mail.app?

Is there a way to view the labels from Gmail in Mail.app on an email, while the email is in the inbox, without opening the actual email (like in Gmail)? The image shows the emails labeled as K, D, ...
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Is it possible to view the profile pictures of the senders in Mail.app without opening the email like in Gmail?

I'd like to find out if there's a way to display the profile pics of those sending the email in my inbox, like Gmail, displayed in these Gmail and Mail.app pictures:
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Mail app opens randomly in MacOS 10.14.5

I have mail app open in background i.e. no window open. A new window randomly pops up without any conscious trigger by me. No new mail would have come. Once it happened while I was in full screen ...
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Apple Mail.app does not find any emails when searching (though they do show up in spotlight)

For a while now, the search function in Mail.app has not been functioning properly. Whenever I search for anything, even if I know that such an email exists, nothing comes up. What is odd is that if I ...
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How can I move my signature from one Mac Mail account to another?

Mac Mail has some nice features, and I have used it for many, many years. But I can not figure out how to move a signature from one account to another. It makes no sense whatsoever that I can't use ...
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Apple Mail to Windows Outlook Migration

I am stuck in a situation here. I am migrating my email database from Apple Mail to Windows Outlook. Plenty of my emails were on the online web mail that were automatically downloaded when I signed in ...
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Always take all account online

Occasionally, after reconnecting WiFi, Mail.app's dock icon bounces, and a dialogue prompts if I want to take all of my mail accounts back online. I can't imagine a single circumstance in which ...
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reorganize mail folders (not in V4 on Sierra)

A while ago, after filling my MacBookPro disk, I (stupidly!) moved my Mail (all IMAP or Gmail) folders to an external disk (using Terminal). After cleaning up my disk, I did Mailbox > Rebuild on ...
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How to stop Mail saving drafts in the send folder and also remove existing copies?

After I sent an email multiple copies of the same email appear in the sent folder as if I was manually sending the email every time after I wrote a few words in a sentence. Since nobody is complaining ...
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Is an Archive Mailbox just a regular mailbox? Or is it special?

Apple Mail 9.3 has an archiving feature. I'd like to better understand what this feature does, how it works, and why someone would want to use it. Unfortunately, I'm having a hard time finding ...
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Apple Mail blacklists / whitelist location

I am still working on an issue with the VIP list in Apple Mail which I asked here. I think what would help me is to review the email blacklist/whitelist on my Mac. Can someone please help me by ...
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What are the default special folder names for IMAP accounts in Mail.app (like Drafts, Junk, Sent)?

I'm setting up my own email server. Clients will connect to this server using IMAP. Nowadays it's possible to map the correct 'special' folders on the server to the local client (like Drafts, Junk, ...
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Prevent Mail.app from sending read receipts?

I just recently realised that Mail.app sends out "read receipts" without my knowledge if someone sends an email with a "Disposition-Notification-To" header to my work (MS Exchange) email account. This ...
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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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known iOS mail bug? The inbox skips over displaying hundreds of messages (IF inbox has >500 messages or so)

I would like to know if others see this bug, or if it is known -- in other words, if it is just me. If it is a universal bug, it is a big one in my opinion. My iOS mail app is showing a bug in two ...
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Which Mail rule processed a message?

I have lots of mail rules that sort incoming mail into different folders. Today a message got put into a folder it didn't belong in. There are over 40 rules that move messages into this particular ...
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Mail app Keeps opening, can't find notification options on google calendar [duplicate]

I know, there are a lot of peoples asking this, and I followed every single guide, but I REALLY DO NOT found the "calendars link" and so I can't keep following the guide...Has google changed the ...
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Find mail rules that are no longer being used

I have over 80 rules in Mail, many are for automatically filing mail from service providers to folders. Some of these are probably obsolete, as they were for temporary situations, or refer to ...
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Automatically zip attachments on Mail getting sent

How can I have a single file or several files that I dropped into an email on Mac, automatically become a zip file before getting sent?
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Adding social media icons to email signature apple mail with url or SVG, not by attachment

link to LinkedIn banner I want to add a LinkedIn badge in my email signature. However, even if I drag-drop from the browser, It is inserted as an attachment, which is personally super annoying. Is ...
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Using @me.com email when @icloud.com is also available

On iCloud Mail I can see that I have two email adresses: myname@me.com myname@icloud.com I would like to use the @me.com as my primary email address. However, on Apple Mail (on macOS and iOS), it ...
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In Apple Mail, is there a keyboard command to shift focus from a message to the message list

In my usual review of email, I have the message preview pane open and use the keyboard to delete, archive, or skip messages with the focus in the message list. Sometimes I want to click a link in in ...
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Mails message contents not 'wrapping' (i.e. running off edge of box)

I use OSX 'Mail' to look at my email. I have received a message whose contents are not 'wrapping'. Usually, when I resize a window the line breaks reformat so that all the message can be seen. In ...
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Moving mail from permanently offline account's inbox (macOS Mail.app)?

I have an old, no longer accessible IMAP account (or two) with mail that I need off of it. I can access the mail in this defunct account (cached/local copies now on my machine); but my attempts to ...
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Stuck Apple Mail - how to reset?

i received a message with my Apple Mail that was obviously too "heavy" for my hardware (no malware just too many nested and forwarded mails inside one message - bad luck in a way) And now Apple Mail ...
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How to change “display name” for email contact in mac mail?

Ive got an email contact with the email address careers@example.com , but for some reason in the "display name" for their email address in OSX mac mail, it shows up as "Studio - Example". Here is ...
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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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How can I change the circular photo on title bar of Mail.app?

Every time I send an email, there is a circular photo associated with the message (top right). I cannot work out how to change this. This is when I am using Apple's Mail.app on a MacBook running ...
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Is Apple's Mail.app more secure over using webmail? [closed]

I have heard that webmail services (even the one with E2EE) are prone to JavaScript based attacks, while native apps like Mail.app in macOS are secure against such attacks. Is this true? Is it better ...
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macOS Mail.app loses usernames/password for Google Apps accounts

Background: I manage 2 computers, both 2017 MacBook Pros. One of which is running macOS High Sierra 10.13.x (latest sub version) for about 6 months. The other one was running the same, but is now ...
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Mail opens a window randomly in split screen with my fullscreen window [duplicate]

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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Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X

I'm using Mail client that's built-in into the system (Yosemite). I've decided that I want to use CTRL+V, CTRL+C and similar instead of CMD because I work half of the day with Windows and it's ...
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Stop Ctrl+v doing page down in mail and safari apps (Mojave)

I have same problem as Using CTRL +V in Mail app on Mac Os X but in Mojave and for more apps. I have Ctrl+v setup as paste in System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. This works fine in many ...
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Mail 11.2 not grabbing new mail from Exchange server

I can send my exchange mailbox an email from a gmail account and the mail shows up in my exchange mailbox in OWA and then it shows up in Outlook. However, it does not show up in the Mail app. I've ...
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Can't add any email connection on macOS Mojave

I am not able to add a new internet account/email account to my Mac. After entering all required information, I am just seeing an infinity loop. No timeout - nothing. This happens with new ...
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Mail App keeps popping up in the background in Mac OS Mojave

When I am doing some work on my macbook pro, Mail app's main window keeps popping up in the background, it even pops up when I watch movies by interrupting full screen. This is so frustrating, I can't ...
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How do I get Mail.app use a template?

It would be very convenient in macOS mail if upon clicking Reply, a simple template would: insert a "Hi [first name of recipient from original email]," add my signature quote the original email at ...
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Conversations in Mail not in chronological order

some conversations in my Mail are not shown in chronological order. The dates seem completely ordered at random. I have "Show most recent message at the top" enabled. But it shows no order at all, ...
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How to get stationery back in Apple Mail on macOS Mojave?

According to this article, Apple has removed the stationery from Apple Mail. Apple Mail Stationery Removed. According to the release notes for the macOS Mojave beta, Stationery, the HTML email ...
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Mail: How to send message from selected account

I'm using Apple Mail version 12.4 running on macOS Mojave. I have configured it with several email accounts. When creating a new message, the sender's email is automatically selected. Mail's ...