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

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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 ...
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Messages don’t always appear in Mail.app

I asked this question on serverfault, but it was correctly suggested that superuser is better -- and I agree: My wife and I share a Mac and use different accounts. We both use Apple's standard ...
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How do I make Mail.app quit after iCal sends an alert?

iCal uses a built in script file to email reminders through Mail.app. It works great, but I don't use Mail.app for my main email account, just for sending calendar notifications. So, Mail.app opens ...
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Save as PDF to Folder Script for Apple Mail

I want to add a script to a rule to auto-print messages as PDF to a specific Folder. What I found was this: http://is.gd/acmsE but it doesn't work for me on OS X 10.6. I already know the Save to PDF ...
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Apple Mail: Can't undo a delete?

Sometimes I can't, and sometimes I can. I want to be able to ⌘-Z after I accidentially delete a message. Or multiple messages. I want the Undo feature!
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Get rid of drop down cc-bcc-reply-to field when composing in Mail?

Is there any way to get rid of the drop down cc bcc reply-to etc. field menu in the compose new message window in Mail in Mac OS X Snow Leopard? The offending menu is the one immediately to the left ...
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Mail.app send mail hook

Is there any way to run a script whenever the user tries to send mail? I'm particularly interested in ensuring that outbound mail doesn't have a blank subject line. Solutions that involve plug-ins ...
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Is there an equivalent to Enigmail for Mail.app?

I like using Mail.app, but I'd also like to have encryption/signing options. Is there a Mail.app plugin like Enigmail for Thunderbird? I'm on Snow Leopard.
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Create extra “special” mailbox in Mail.app

Anyone knows if i can add an extra mailbox under "Mailboxes" in Mail.app (or if a plugin exists to do this)? not a Smart mailbox, no mailbox under "on my mac" but just another icon under "mailboxes" ...
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Backup Gmail using Mail.app and IMAP without redundancy

I don't care for actually using mail app. I use it just for offline access, for eventual quick reading and even more eventually replying. I use mostly the gmail interface. So I've setup and tuned up ...
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Can't get my mail.app filter I created to work on messages that are coming in to the Gmail IMAP spam folder

On Leopard, I use Mail.app. I have filters set up. They work. Except for this new one I made. It works when I choose Apply Filters manually. But does not seem to filter incoming messages. It is my ...
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Apple Mail only applies rules once: when message arrives

There is a rule in Mac Mail that I cant seem to get to work: "Date Received is Greater Than 1 Day Old". I'm expecting this to apply to messages from yesterday (and so on). Mac Mail rules only seem to ...
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Why doesn't mail that I send from Mail.app on my mac show up on my iPhone's Sent Mail when using gmail?

I'm using Mail.app on Mac OS X 10.6.2 to send and receive mail to my gmail account. I also use my iPhone to send and receive mail on my gmail account. When I send mail from Mail.app, it shows up ...
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Restore Mail.app Backup to GMail

I have my GMail account setup with Mail.app using IMAP. I accidentally deleted my Sent Mail through Mail.app, emptied the Trash. This propagated to the cloud, and I lost all my Sent items. The one ...
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Mail.app Bug — Keeps Showing Messages

I'm running Mail.app on my Mac (Snow Leopard). Two GMail accounts are linked to it using POP. There is an annoying bug which causes certain messages from one of the account to show up in my Inbox. ...
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select all of the messages in a conversation in mail.app

When you select an email in mail.app it will highlight all of the other emails in the same conversation in light blue color. Is it possible to somehow tell mail.app to select all of these messages so ...
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How do I stop mail.app and its nag screen from opening upon login in OS X if I don't use it

Currently whenever I start OS X (10.6.2), mail.app starts up with a "Welcome to Mail" dialog, asking me to create an account by inputting name, email address, and password. If I cancel this dialog, ...
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Configure (Apple) Mail to delete email from IMAP server after specified time

I am using a corporate mail account which is synchronized via IMAP to both my desktop client and my iPhone, which is exactly the way I like it. However, the account has a limited quota. With POP3 ...