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

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My Gmail email to a Google group gets there, but I don't get a copy in Mail.app

I have my Gmail account set up as IMAP and use Mac Mail on 10.6. When I post as a member to a Google group using my gmail address, I do not get my copy back from the google group in Mac Mail. I do ...
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How do I create groups of Active Directory contacts in Mac OS X Mail?

I'm using Mac Mail on OS X 10.6 and I want to create a mailing group. However, I don't want the people in the group actually to be in my address book--I want them to be entries from active directory, ...
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Gmail keeps requiring me to sign in to website to allow Apple Mail to download Inbox

Having a bit of a task using Apple Mail with Google Apps Gmail. Every few days it insists on me signing in to the web interface, before Apple Mail can get access to my Inbox. Why is this?
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Mail - Fonts for HTML emails

I recently added a large number of fonts to my system (OS X 10.6), and have run into a strange problem where HTML formatted emails are rendering with an unexpected font. I have put an example below. ...
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How do I set Mac Mail to accept calendar invites from some but not all accounts?

I have three mail accounts in mac Mail - Personal, Work local, and Work global. I'd like to receive calendar invites from the first two, but the third is much too busy with invites that don't concern ...
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Why is my sent email delayed 30 seconds?

Why is my sent email delayed 30 seconds? Suspect DNS server.
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Script Mail.app to auto-save attachments?

In similar thinking to a previous question, is it possible to script Apple's Mail.app to auto-save attachments from a given address or file type? Presuming it is, what would that AppleScript look ...
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Spotlight searches in Mail.app's Smart folders

Is there a way to use the Spotlight syntax in Mail.app's Smart Folders? I'd like to make advanced boolean searches.
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Any way to file an email with a single keystroke in Mail.app?

In apple's Mail.app program, is there a way to file messages into a given folder (in my case, my catch-all "archive" folder) using a single keystroke? There is on Thunderbird (I just type the letter ...
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How to change Apple Mail's RSS preferences

How do I change or add to the Apple Mail RSS preference to retain messages for three days? The default choices in the pull down menu are 1 day, one week, two weeks, etc. Do I need a terminal ...
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Font changes when sending from Mac Mail to Windows Outlook

How do I get the font to display properly when sending email to my Windows Outlook colleagues from Mac Mail? Currently it just picks any font up as Times New Roman on their machine even though I have ...
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Mail.app - moving RSS articles to mailboxes

I'm experimenting with reading RSS feeds in Mail.app (on Snow Leopard) so I did the following: subscribed to a few feeds told each one to "show in inbox" created a mail folder called RSS, containing ...
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Display the total number of emails in a folder instead of the number of unread emails?

On Apple Mail's left menu, I would like the total number of emails (both read and unread) in each folder to be displayed instead of the number of unread emails. I haven't found any setting nor third ...
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Any e-mail client with additional grouping functionality on Mac OS X?

I'm very unhappy with my mail experience. I'm receiving a lot of mails from various clients and projects and need a way to better organize them. I would really love to have additional ...
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Retrieving RSS Feed URL from Mail.app?

I have added an RSS feed to Apple's Mail.app. How can I retrieve the URL for the feed?
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How can I send an email from Mail.app to Outlook with an attachment that does not embed into the email body?

I'm using Mail.app (on Mac OS X 10.6) and when I send an email to users on PC Outlook, with an attached image, they get the email as an image embedded into the body, not as an attachement. I even ...
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Hide “unread” counts on certain folders in Apple's Mail.app

I'm syncing my mail to Gmail, and there are certain folders, such as Spam & Trash, that I don't want to have to read, but I'd really like to hide the unread counts. (I'm talking about in the app, ...
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Mail.app: Showing my sent messages in thread view

I would like to know if there is a way to show my sent mails in thread view in Mail.app. I like thread view a lot, the only thing that I would love to have is viewing my sent mails also in the ...
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IMAP gmail - how to delete a mail forever on Mail.app Mac OS X

I access gmail using IMAP on my Mac OS X. When I delete a mail, it vanishes from Mail but if I quit Mail.app and start it again, the mail is there again. It seems to be impossible to delete a mail ...
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Permanent HTML mail image keeping

I have used the safari "Main Contents of this Page" function to mail the WHOLE webpage including images, etc to my email address. I would like to Permanently keep [store] these "pages" intact with ...
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Disabling Mac OS X Mail.app periodic SMTP server check

My Mail.app is configured with three IMAP accounts and four SMTP servers. (Each SMTP server is for a particular network connection.) Every 10 minutes, Mail.app polls the SMTP servers to test ...
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Managing MS Exchange server-side email rules on Mac OS X?

Has anybody found an easy way to manage server-side rules from Mac OS X? Here's a brief list of what I know doesn't work: Entourage 2008 - it supports client rules, but not server rules. No good, ...
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Add all senders from Entourage to Address Book

I am trying to migrate from Entourage to Mail, and the only thing that keeps me using Entourage is email autocompletion. Entourage connects to the corporate Exchange address book, while Mail can't. ...
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Printing full calendar invitation?

I use OS X Mail and iCal connected to my company's MS Exchange server. Sometimes a co-worker sends a calendar invitation (using Outlook) with lots of agenda details in it. I'm trying to find a good ...
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Auto-label sent messages in Gmail/Mail.app in OS X

I'm using Gmail via IMAP in Mail.app in OS X. I've set up a number of labels in Gmail, and file incoming messages into the corresponding 'folders' in Mail.app, either automatically using Gmail's ...
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Archiving with Apple Mail and Gmail

What is the best way of archiving my messages in Apple mail so that it will be archived in Gmail as well?
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Mac Mail sent messages not in sent folder

My PowerBook G4 has been lobbying for a furlough recently, and its latest prank is to not show sent messages in my sent mailbox. I have always had a copy of every sent message, and now, for some ...
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How to subscribe for an RSS feed? How to receive updates?

There's an RSS feed I want to subscribe. But when I open that in Safari, all I get is a blue page with text. I don't get the sense of RSS, this way. Do I need a fancy program that checks this RSS feed ...
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Can't connect to Gmail server via Mail.app in Mac OS X 10.6.3

I've added my gmail account to Mail.app It worked find in previous days, and downloaded thousands of previous mails. But now, it can't connect to gmail server for days. What's the matter here? ...
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Can I see the SMTP session log when Mail.app connects to an SMPT server?

Problem: I've set up a mail server using SASL authentication, and have given Mail.app (on Mac Os 10.4) the login information it needs to connect. I wrote a test message for it to deliver to my ...
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How do I get Mail to show desktop alerts when I get mail?

How do I get Mail to show desktop alerts or start bouncing around when I get mail?
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Exchange Public Folders in Snow Leopard Mail.app

I am using Mail.app (running snow leopard) to connect to my email account on my school's Exchange 2007 server. I get my Inbox just fine, and iCal connects to my Outlook Calendar just fine, but I ...
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Why doesn't Mail.app properly thread Microsoft Outlook replies?

I use Mail.app 3.6 (on 10.5 Leopard), and I always use plain-text email. Normally, when I receive an email reply from practically anyone, it looks like this (test message sent from Mail.app, replied ...
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apple mail don't get my mail after a while

I use Apple Mail for my default email reader and it works fine (I set IMAP for my email reader setting) but from a week ago it's stopped getting my mail. I still can send mail to other people but ...
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How to hide completed tasks in Apple Mail on Mac?

Is there a way to hide completed tasks in the list display in the Apple Mail application on Mac ?
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Mail.app - What sets sort order when adding To addresses by typing Group name?

Using Mail.app in Mac OS X (10.6.3) I'm seeing apparently random sort order when sending a email to a group. Not a major issue but you'd think it be alphabetical?!? To reproduce: Compose New ...
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How can I make Mac Mail mark messages as read automatically?

I have rules set up that correctly filter messages into different folders, but for some reason no messages are marked as read.
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Detect and delete spam email with Mac/Mail software

I keep receiving the following email. It changes the sender, and contents a little bit all the time, so my spam filter doesn't filter it out. Is there any way to find this pattern to filter it out? ...
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Mail on OS X not fetching new Gmail mail – Among other issues

It started after my 10.6.3 update. I'm basically looking for a "Clear cache" button in Mail. It won't fetch new Gmail (big problem), and there are six copies of the same message in my Inbox that ...
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How can I properly set up a Gmail account in Apple Mail?

I want there to be labels and not have 2 sent folders, etc. Also, ideally I'd like for the folders (or mailboxes) to not be all the way at the bottom, but rather right in the actual main mail area. ...
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Apple Mail shows incoming mail, but nothing arrives in inbox or any folders

Apple Mail frequently shows incoming messages in the Mail Activity window, but nothing will arrive in my inbox or any folders. Am I missing messages? I'm now using OS X 10.6.3, Mail 4.2 but this ...
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Where did this incorrect cached DNS lookup come from?

Somehow, I've been having a chronic issue where my computer will get an invalid DNS lookup in its cache for either of the two Exchange servers I use from Mail.app. My workplace runs one of the ...
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Mail.app doesn't see mail changes; requires mailbox “rebuild”

I use Mail.app on 4 different computers to access the same mailboxes. I see the same problem on all of them --- if the Mail.app is running, then it catches all of the mail updates. But if a machine is ...
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Mac OS X Mail.app - how to prevent addresses being automatically added to Address Book

Is there any way to disable the feature where Mail.app on OS X 10.6 will automatically add addresses into the address book when replying to an email from someone not in your address book already? I ...
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How can I add a comment when I decline an invite in iCal or Apple Mail?

I'm using iCal to manage my calendar on an Exchange server. In outlook, when I accepted or declined a meeting, I was able to add a comment telling the sender why I couldn't make the meeting. With ...
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Write an email with attachment with Mail.app from terminal

I would like to start writing an email with Mail.app from Terminal, and add an attachment. Something like this: macbook:~ me$ /Applications/Mail.app/Contents/MacOS/Mail -s the_subject -to ...
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Leopard mail.app quoted-printable weirdness

I am not sure if this is a bug in mail.app, or a configuration I just can't find. It might also be a strange sideffect of GPGmail. Mail.app correctly displays all e-mails on my IMAP server, except ...
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Apple Mail in SL using excessive data

I am using Apple Mail on Snow Leopard. It seems to use excessive data, around 1.5 GB a day. I don't receive mails remotely close to that size obviously. Does anybody have any idea what's happening. ...
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Why won't Mail sync To Do/Tasks with Exchange?

I'm using Apple Mail (Snow Leopard, everything is fully up-to-date), and am happily using an Exchange 2007 server for email needs, but I can't get it to synchronise the To Do notes from Mail with the ...
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Can I change the “From” name and address without going into Mail.app's preferences?

Can I somehow add an editable "From" field to Mail.app, a bit like Virtual Identity for Thunderbird, just like I could change the "Reply To" address on the fly? In Mail.app, one can set up multiple ...