Apple Mail (or Mail.App) is the email client included with Mac OS X, developed by Apple.

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How can I disable Mail.app when I click on an email address on mac?

By default, clicking on an email address from another mac app (such as Slack) launches the Mail.app application in a compose view to that email address. I would like to disable this - I never use ...
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Automator Script to save every sent email as pdf

I'm new with automator, well I've managed to create 2 little scripts, one resizing pics and the other joins pic to 1 pdf. Now I'm looking for a solution to save every send email as pdf to my document ...
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Not-replied emails reminder in OS X Mail v9.3

After replying to a message, I always move thread to Archive folder with cmd+shift+A. However, I need to track, if a recipient didn't reply after N days, I need to remind him: «Hey, did you get my ...
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How to search entire message in Mac Mail?

By default Search box in Mac Mail searches subjects only. I know it is possible to search from/to fields by prefixing search criteria with from: or to: respectively. How can I force search to look in ...
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Show sender name from mail headers in Apple Mail

How to configure Apple Mail.app to show name from mail headers "From: " field and not from Contacts.app??? Apple Mail.app shows me always the name from Contacts.app (card is a read only download from ...
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Email : filter out and move to other folder

How can I use such a filter that all the emails coming to Mail.app on Mac OS goes to some folder and get removed from inbox? I get 100+ emails daily from JIRA (as all are not so important, all the ...
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How do I override the Mac Mail “invalid certificate warning”

I have 2 mailservers set up on the same IP address (one for me, which we'll call foo.com, one for a project I'm involved with, lets say bar.com). It's a standard Dovecot & Postfix stack, both with ...
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Apple Mail: “defaults write com.apple.mail PreferPlainText -boolean true” has no effect (?)

I am looking for a way to make Apple Mail on Mavericks displaying incoming messages as plain text only (i.e. all mark-up should be stripped from pure HTML-emails if there is no plain text version of ...
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How can I backup Apple Mail?

I want to backup Apple Mail. Is there a way to do this automatically? I have a gmail account.
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Trying to set up an auto reply for messages received from one specific email, but sent to different “reply-to” addresses

I work for a event management company and whenever someone sends an email question from our ticketing management site, that question is automatically sent to my work email for me to answer. The email ...
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Default Mail app cannot be changed to Outlook 2016 OSX 10.11

The default mail app in OSX is 'Mail' and even though in the mail preferences the default is set to use Outlook, it still opens Mail to open a .eml file. I've tried this on 3 different computers and ...
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Unable to configure Google in El Capitan

I am an OSX user since 10.5, I always enjoyed iChat & Mail client for Google Talk / Hangouts and GMail. Recently I upgrated to 10.11 (15A284), here I am not able to add Google accounts. I am ...
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Disabling spotlight indexing email attachments - El Capitan

I have just purchased a MacBook Air and I have set up 2 email accounts and have been playing around with spotlight. I tried using features like typing "documents I worked on today" but it came up with ...
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Standard mail client on OS X keeps changing

I want to change my standard mail client on OS X 10.11. Therefore I open Mail's Preferences and change the standard Mail app there. But: When I then switch to another application and back to Mail, ...
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How do I get Apple Mail to user correct From address?

I move my emails using Rules from the Inbox to various "Mailboxes" located "On My Mac". When I select a message in one of these mailboxes and Reply, Mail selects one of my iCloud email addresses as ...
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Import Thunderbird's Address Book into Yosemite's Mail app

I need to Import Thunderbird's Address Book into Yosemite's Mail app. I tried from Thunderbird (last OS X version) to export all addresses to different formats (CSV, LDIF, etc) but none of them can be ...
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In Outlook or Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Outlook to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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OS X Mail Data Detectors - how to format signature

Is there any special formatting to get the data detectors show this banner? (When the contact is not in the address book) The data detectors seems to find my signature, and when I click the little ...
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OSX Automatically create PDF from template when email arrives

Is it possible (and if so through which approach) to automatically create a PDF based on a template by using input received through the Mail program? Basically something along these lines: 1) Filter ...
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Mail-inbox shows a mail sent from its own mail-address without having sent it

I just signed up for a seminar on a website I usually can trust. I filled out some information for this, also containing my iCloud-mailadress. I did that on a MBP running OS 10.11 in Safari. After ...
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Modern vertical layout for Thunderbird?

It's weird that I haven't been able to find relevant information anywhere. Basically what I want is a modern vertical layout for the inbox of Thunderbird. That is to say, the message sender and ...
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Emails disappearing from Mac Mail

I'm experiencing a strange problem with Mail on my Mac (Yosemite 10.10.4). I have it configured to use my Google account for mail, and it had been working fine for well over a year. But what happened ...
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Mail for Mac not showing IMAP folders

When connecting the Mail application to an IMAP account: I’m only able to see the inbox. The list of available folders to subscribe to is empty. Software details: Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mail Version ...
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Using Photos.app on OSX, how can I set the image size when mailing to friends?

I have just migrated to OSX 10.10.4, and started to use Photos.app instead of iPhoto. In mailing photos to friends from Photos.app, Windows users are receiving them at a greatly reduced size, and they ...
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Why sending Mail with Apple Mail takes too long

There is a issue with sending mails through Apple Mail (ver 8.2) every time I try to sending mail. The SMTP Part works fast, after a few seconds the Recipient get the mail but in Apple mail the ...
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Apple Mail: Automatically pre-fill BCC field with address

Our company uses a CRM which features an e-mail integration functionality - CCing or BCCing a specific address will cause that e-mail to be captured into the system. We have set up our mail server to ...
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Defer delivery in Apple Mail

I'd like to defer deliver of all emails in Apple Email by say 2 minutes. I know there is an option to deliver "After Delay" to achieve this but I don't want to have to set this up for every email. I ...
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CC field in Apple Mail

When I get an email, the CC field has email addresses so everyone who's email addresses are there get emailed as well. When I reply I want the same addresses in the CC field so that the same people ...
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How can I find the github file(s) I need to build this OS X Mail.app extension?

I downloaded the latest zip of GMailinator and was able to enable Mail.app plugins and put the plugin in the right place. However, upon restarting Mail, Mail disabled the plugin saying it was not ...
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Apple's Mail showing “the identity of smtp.gmail.com cannot be verified”

When trying to send email using Gmail in OS X Mail, I get: The identity of "smtp.gmail.com" cannot be verified. The certificate for this server is invalid. You might be connecting to a server ...
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Attached Images not showing in Apple email on Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion)

I've been using Atachment Tamer to display attached images in Apple Email but I still have to click on each one to get it to display in the email. Anyone have a better solution?
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How can I move a mailbox from Apple Mail to Dropbox?

I am using OS X Yosemite and Apple Mail. I am a realtor and I create a new mailbox in Mail.app for each transaction. When a deal is complete, I would like to move the mailbox to the cloud for ...
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Stop Mac Mail message body from auto completing email addresses

Every time I type to an "@" symbol it auto completes the rest of the email address. The problem is that I have more than one email address that is like mylastname@domain.com. I have several of those ...
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Endless “Mail needs to repair its information about your mailboxes”

Mail keeps popping up this message: "Mail needs to repair its information about your mailboxes" I click Quit to restart, but it keeps showing up when it's restarted. I've restarted it about 10 times ...
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How to create multiple profiles in OS X Mail (Yosemite)?

Is it possible create multiple profiles in OS X Mail, with specific mail accounts, and switch between them? I am responsible for 30+ different mail accounts (accessed via IMAP). It is distracting ...
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How do I configure Mail to download my messages via IMAP/Gmail?

I've configured Mail to access Gmail via IMAP. I've also configured Gmail, in it's settings, to limit each IMAP folder to only download 1000 of each folder. The problem is that I have a folder that ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail (Mail.app), but it is extremely slow, with occasional ...
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OS X 10.10 Apple Mail not recognizing S/MIME certificate

After upgrading to Yosemite, Apple Mail no longer recognizes my S/MIME certificate. This was working in Mavericks. I've checked Keychain and the certificate is valid, even evaluated it as S/MIME for ...
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Can no longer connect to Office365 email

I have an old university email that I now access via Office365. I've had it setup and working in Mail on my Mac and also on my iPhone for several years. A few days ago it began to prompt me for my ...
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Mac Mail shows 18 incoming messages but they don't show up?

Does anybody have any suggestions on how to go about deleting these messages so incoming mail does not have a red dot with the number of messages on the logo on the dock?
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Can't send mail with Apple Mail with Outlook.com due to SMTP

To preface, I know for a fact that the password I am using is correct as per outlook.com's instructions and every tutorial I can get my hands on. It should be my password I use to enter the account, ...
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Unable to delete emails because mailbox is full

I just realized my email mailbox is full. (I'm using imap) I looked at my emails and saw two with a size of 21MB. I wanted to delete them but whenever I try to delete I get this message from sever ...
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Gmail 2 factor authentication and Apple Mail

Using Gmail's 2FA security, Apple Mail 7.3 occasionally decides that my application-specific password is invalid and forces me to generate a new one. This happens pretty reliably every few days. ...
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Mac Mail app: Archive option issue

I am using the Mail app with my Gmail account. What happens to my mail when I choose archive? Where I can find this archived mail? Why don't I have an Archived folder? How can I set up an Archived ...
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When looking at a message (in its own window) in Apple Mail, how can I jump to the thread that contains it?

For example, if I pull up a message from Spotlight, it's not threaded or grouped with related messages -- it's in its own window. I would like to be able to see or jump to the related messages view.
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Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)?

Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)? I don't have access to any version of Microsoft Outlook to test it, and I wasn't able to find anything on web regarding ...
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OSX localhost mail in mail.app?

Every time I start a Terminal I see that I have unread mail. I know that I can access them via the mail command but I'm not comfortable in using that command. Is there any way to read the local mail ...
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OSX Server.App Mail Server Not Starting

I'm having an issue that I've had before, but I've never come up with a solution. I have a Mac Mail server set up using Server.App, and occasionally the server will just stop working, and when I try ...
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Why does macmail on mac maverics sometimes garble mail and can you ungarble it?

Im getting stuff like this in the message : ---Apple-Mail=_AF890AB6-CE9F-41B8-9C00-B5DC44A39939 Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="Final Human Rights ...
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Mail.app rules not triggering

I have a mail.app rule set up to run an applescript when incoming emails come in with a certain subject, but it does not trigger. I see the emails in my inbox, and the rule is activated, but it does ...