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

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Does Mac Mail Transmit Plain Text Password During New Acc Setup When Mail Connects to Server?

It appears that whenever you set up a new mail account on Mac Mail (or on iPhone etc), that as soon as you enter the server and the mail account password, Mac Mail tries to connect to the mail server. ...
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How can I make sent e-mail appear in Sent mailbox faster?

Whenever I send a message using Mac Mail 4.5 (Mac OS X 10.6.7), it takes anywhere from 5 seconds to 1 minute before it shows up in the Sent mailbox. This drives me crazy, because: Sometimes I want ...
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IMAP syncronisation problems with google apps (GMail), iPhone and Apple Mail (messages only delivered to one device)

We have been successfully using Google Apps for our email in my office for some time now but this week one (just one) of my users has developed a problem I cannot solve. As far as I can see, no ...
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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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Using Apple Mail as a native email client; Want to use Thunderbird to back up all of my Gmail

Let me start with my question and then I'll provide the context behind it: Is there a way for me to create a full local backup of my Gmail account (all received and sent emails) using a program like ...
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Moving Gmail account from POP to IMAP with Mail.app

I've been using POP to access my Gmail account using Mail, but I want to switch to IMAP to synchronize read emails with the web interface, and, most importantly, with my iPhone (which is already using ...
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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 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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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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read localhost mail and send to locahost using Mail.app (or any other std mail client app)

I want to read the localhost mail on Mail.app. Currently I just type mail on the command line. If I can read "localhost" mail on my Mail.app, then can I send (or move mail from other accounts, e.g. ...
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My imap account occasionally gives a timeout error

I've got a few email addresses setup in Apple Mail. An iCloud address, one of my internet provider and one of my hosting company. The last one is giving me problems. Every now and then when I go to ...
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Keyboard buffering since OS X 10.8

Since installing OS X 10.8 keyboard buffering when composing in Apple Mail has become a problem. Sometimes I can key a six or eight letter word before it appears on the screen. Mail is off right now ...
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Create AddressBook group without creating individual contacts

Is there a way to create a mailing list for AddressBook.app and/or Mail.app without individually creating contacts for each person on the list? Specifically, I have an e-mail addressed to each ...
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Drafts in Apple Mail spinning out of control

My draft mail continues to duplicate and keeps duplicating. It never stops. It is like the national debt sign that keeps adding and adding. I'm at 289.000 and counting. What is going on here? I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How does one know if the Mail app on OSX is using SSL to connect to your email account or not?

I set up an email account, which is supposed to use SSL. But while setting it up Mail said that it "Could not send the password securely" to the server, and that If I send the password other people ...
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“Last Business Day” smart mailbox for Apple Mail

I have a handy smart mailbox for "Yesterday" with a simple condition Date received - is yesterday However, on Mondays this returns the results from Sunday. I would like to have the last business ...
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How do I obtain statistics about sent email from Mail.app?

I use the Mail.app in OS X Lion. I would like to determine statistics about all emails sent within a timeframe (in this case, from 2010 to current). In particular, I'd like histograms for emails per ...
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Draft messages in Mountain Lion Mail do not include server draft messages

I had a clean install Mountain Lion on my Macbook Pro, early 2011. Following suggestions in the forums, I carried my "Mail" folders (folders, preferences, etc) from my cloned backup of Snow Leopard. ...
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If I send an encrypted message using Apple Mail, are the attachments also encrypted?

A while ago, I'd tested this by sending myself an email with a file attached, then opening it in a web-based client. What I saw was a blank message with a single smime.p7m attachment. I assumed this ...
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OSX MAIL APP: how can i merge several 'archived' MAIL folders into one single new (filesystem) folder

over the last 5 years i have accumlated several partial MAIL folders scaterred across several different volumes (representing 10GB++ of mail that i really dont want to have to download all over ...
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How can I select first/last message in Mail.app in Mountain Lion?

The closest I got was to use an Applescript service that was given as a tip for Lion (see: What is the Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to the First/Last Message in Mail.app in Mac OS X Lion?): on run ...
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How can I make an encrypted email message into a .p7m file?

This is a bit complicated, so I'll explain what I'm really trying to do here: I have a Debian server, and I want to automatically email myself certain logs every week. I'm going to use cron and a bash ...
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How to make Apple Mail client open messages on my secondary display?

Been looking high & low and while I've found many people asking the exact opposite question, I can't seem to solve this one. I have dual monitors and I'm running Lion 10.7.4, and I want to run ...
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How to reverse search in Apple Mail Message Viewer

Using Apple Mail, if you have your inbox sorted by Date Received so that most recent messages are at the top of the inbox, you can type the beginning of someone's name and message viewer will ...
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Split Mail Thread (in Apple Mail)

I'm trying to split a thread / conversation in Apple Mail 5.2 (the one on Lion). What I've done so far is trying to remove the references and reply-to from the mail files, but for some reason this ...
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Switch Mail off and get email only from selected contacts

In the email program Mail from OS X Lion, is it possible to switch it off so you only get email notifications for certain selected users? I thought about moving all incoming email to another folder ...
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Can't find a particular message in Apple Mail on OS X Lion

I can't find a particular message in my mails using Apple Mail on Mac OS X Lion. It connects to my mail server by IMAP. I select my inbox (the one I want to search) On the top right corner I have a ...
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Training Exchange spam filter via OS X Mail.app

My company uses Exchange 2007 for our mail server (via 3rd party hosted service), I use OS X Mail.app on my MacBook Pro. When viewing my junk folder in the webmail interface, there's a "Not Junk" ...
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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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Restore Deleted Mails in Mail App

I am using MAC Mail app for my mails from several accounts. So somehow two of my gmail's mails got deleted and since it was using IMAP the web also deleted all of it. Other emails from Yahoo and ...
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Why did Apple Mail delete my Sent Messages?

I use Apple Mail on my Mac Book. I have a few accounts, and the structure looks like so: INBOX - Account 1 - Account 2 - Account 3 - Account 4 SENT - Account 1 - Account 2 - Account 3 ...
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Mail.app sends e-mail to outlook 2013 and has invisible text and wierd attachments

When someone sends me an e-mail from their mac (mail.app) I get something like this: Somehow, this is the default. It occurs on several pc's running win 8.1 and outlook 2013 and both macs have the ...
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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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In Apple Mail how can I include images in reply but not other attachments?

I am running apple mail on mavericks, imap gmail. When I reply to an email thread with images inline the images are stripped out on the reply. I am using the attachment tamer add-on, and there is a ...
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Can I check local unix mail in Apple Mail.app?

Would be hella convenient. I found this post but it's 10 years old: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20040313194905606 Is there a similar solution for Mavericks?
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How to send broadcast mail with Mac Mail 7.1 and without using BCC

Is there a way how to send broadcast mail with Mac Mail 7.1 without using BCC and showing all recipients email address in their end? Could you tell me about it? Reason: I would like to avoid to show ...
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Sorting IMAP Email Errors

I have an IMAP mailbox through FastMail.com and I'm using Mail.app in Mac OS X Mavericks. I have two mailboxes, A and B. A has some known errors of unknown type, namely that I copied a few thousand ...
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can't send email to group from Mac address book

I used to be able to right click on a group in my address book, and click on the option to send an email to the group. Now when I do so, a blank email opens, but the To: field is not populated with ...
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Split / Organize OSX Mail Archive File

When we have an employee leave our company, we archive their email to a file using Apple Mail. Then we remove their email account from Google Apps (what we use for email). At a later date, if other ...
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Is it possible to duplicate mail.app and access using applescript on mac?

I made a simple applescript to create an email conversation. It was a program that, when you sent it an email that said "update schedule", it would send the sender of the message an updated schedule ...
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Batch forward subset of emails in Hotmail/Outlook (or using Mac Mail app)

I'd like to batch forward some emails to another account, but I'd have to read the emails first and then classify them manually either as a folder or a certain flag or a certain level of priority. i ...
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Gmail duplicates outgoing emails

Help me please. I've been used OSX native Mail client and noticed an issue (you can see it on image below). As you can see - each sent email duplicates more times. What is that? I suppose that it's ...
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How do I setup Yahoo Small Business mail to I can send email from OSX Mail?

I've tried setting up Yahoo Small Business email account in OSX Mail, and so far I can receive but cannot send email. For outgoing email I use the following settings: Server: smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com ...
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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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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. ...