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

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Connect Mail.app to Exchange Server 2003 OWA?

I have been able to connect various Android devices to MS Exchange Server 2003. Usually I put in the server address: mail.mydomain.com I put in my email address, username, password and it just ...
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How do I stop Mail.app from opening previous emails on launch?

Every time I launch Mail.app it opens up a new window for each of the email messages I was checking previously. How do I stop this from happening? It only opens the emails that I launched in a new ...
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Apple Mail: Turn off new email notifications on Dock icon

I have an email account that is set up to send an email every time someone sends a form. I keep it as a separate mailbox, but still in my inbox. I get the little red circle with a number in it when a ...
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Apple Mail.app SmartMailbox getting slow

I use a smart mailbox in Apple Mail to filter out some of my messages automatically. Up until recently, it was instantaneous but something happened (I'm not sure what) to where now if I click on the ...
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How do I get Mail.app to not send mail in offline mode?

I want to review my mail before it's sent out using Mail.app 4.4 In order to do that, I take all my accounts offline, but I noticed that my mail is still sent right away because I've got an active ...
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OSX Mail.app send only plaintext but read as html

I get email which seems properly plaintext formatted, but when I forward it out, the font size ends up being enormous and a few other formatting stupidities. So I tried the following: defaults write ...
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Apple Mail inbox multiplying at an alarming rate

All of a sudden, this morning, Apple Mail started downloading emails to my gmail account despite the fact that I knew there were no new emails. I looked at the inbox and discovered that there were ...
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How put both sent messages and received messages in an archive folder in Mail.app?

I have an archive folder that contains all messages I ever received on my mail account. The mail account is not a Gmail account. One thing I love about Gmail is that the threaded view not only shows ...
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How do I get GPGMail to stop automatically enabling encryption options when I email people whose public keys are saved in my keychain?

Title pretty much explains my problem. I like having the option to encrypt when I mail certain contacts, but that doesn't mean I want to do it every time — having to disable encryption 90% of the ...
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Why does Mail.app on Leopard force me to use plain text?

In Mail.app I found that many of my emails are forced to be: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=WINDOWS-1252; format=flowed; delsp=yes with the charset changing depending on what characters are ...
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Convert raw IMAP server data into local folders, then upload partial dataset to new IMAP server?

I am transitioning a company with about 30 IMAP accounts, loaded with data (about 77GB total), to a new email host. The majority of the data will be converted into a local archive and distributed to ...
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Apple Mail, I can't delete smart folder! There is immortal one!

I can't delete one of my Smart Folder. Why does Apple Mail refuse delete it? How can I delete this bad one?
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My Mail.app Mail Index is 1.3GB. How can I reduce this?

My Leopard machine is choking on Mail.app's index, bursting CPU utilization past 90% for sustained periods. I noticed my Arq backup program keeps re-uploading a single 1.3GB file, and I have come to ...
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Mac OS Mail.app stops being able to send mail

The Mac OS Mail.app stops being able to send mail, while the iPhone at the same time is able to send email using the same account/server and credentials. Receiving mail functions on both systems well. ...
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Suddenly can't send E-Mails with Apple Mail to Gmail SMTP

I have a weird problem that started just today. I am using Apple Mail on a Leopard machine, connecting to Gmail. Fetching e-mail works just fine. My SMTP settings are also correct. Still, I can't send ...
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Some Mac applications crash frequently, with “__THE_SYSTEM_HAS_NO_PORT_SETS_AVAILABLE__” in backtrace

Recently I'm finding that some Mac OS X applications are crashing frequently with backtraces like the following: Process: Mail [39226] Path: ...
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can't use yahoo.co.uk mail with apple mail

When I try and set this up in Apple Mail it says it cannot connect to the server
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Are there any plugins to 'star' messages in Mail.app?

I am a gmail user and sync up via IMAP with Mail.app. I want to be able to "star" messages. Is there a plugin available to do this?
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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? [closed]

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 ...