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Questions tagged [apple-mail]

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

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macOS Mail not working for one user after upgrade to 10.14 Mojave

I recently upgraded to Mojave from Mountain Lion on a Mac Mini Late 2011. After upgrade, the Mail app would not connect to the mail server any more. I followed a few online articles and dragged the /...
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Apple-Mail: Migrating offline IMAP account contents to new server

Scenario: The old IMAP Server is no longer reachable. There's one Mac that has had access to all company accounts and holds copies of all emails, fully sync until the minute the old mail servers have ...
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Apple Mail Can't Send Email with Gmail IMAP

I've got a client that I've set up G Suite for. They have multiple accounts (10) that they need to use regularly, so we set them up with Apple Mail to manage their emails. They seem to be able to ...
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Make macOS Mail.app to attach full certificate chain to mail

When I'm sending S/MIME mails from Microsoft Outlook, it attaches the full certificate chain to the out-going mail so that recipients can verify the signing key (similar to how TLS works). However, ...
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Delete all mails from server that are not currently in IMAP mailbox

For quite some time I've been using the macOS Mail application for my server-hosted email. I have my address set up through IMAP and everything has been fine up until a couple of days ago that I ...
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Backup an inactive gmail account from Mail.app?

I have an gmail account that I've had working with Mail.app via IMAP for years (now on High Sierra). I no longer have access to the gmail account, but I have all the email locally on my machine. I'm ...
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macos Mail.app “Search with Google” context menu opens Safari

I have implemented Mac OS X (Lion) Chrome: shortcut for “Search With Google” 3 successfully for every other app except Mail.app. But I noticed that in Mail.app, there are two "Search With Google" menu ...
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Can not decrypt encrypted S/MIME message

After I sent an S/MIME signed eMail to an insurance company, their exchange server picked up my S/MIME certificate and their reply was S/MIME encrypted. Before, they used my PGP public key to encrypt ...
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Can't sync iCloud mail

I'm trying to set the Mail app to sync my iCloud email but it won't. I am using an app-specific password. My iCloud account's calendar and contacts have been successfully connected and synced but only ...
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I have printer hpcp4525 has error code 51.20?

hpcp 4525 laser jet printer has error code 51.20, what that really means? I don't have manual with me so, I need to figure out quickly?
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Make OS-X Mail to choose a certain certificate for S/MIME signature

I have been using Apple Mail and S/MIME for quite a while now. While I have been starting with a commercial certificate, I now decided to switch to a certificate from a dedicated CA (recognized by all ...
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OSX Mail stuck in outbox

I have multiple emails that are stuck in the outbox of my apple mail client for an IMAP account. Mail connection doctor is reporting that connection and login to server succeeded. I was able to ...
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Mac Mail Rule does not work

I've created an On My Mac mailbox. Then I created an if-any rule: From is equal to [some@email.address], which performs Move Message to my newly created mailbox. When done creating the rule, I ...
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How do we import archived OLM files into Apple Mail?

I bought a mac book pro a couple of days ago. I had these old archived email files from outlook 2011 stored on my external hard drive. I need to open these files in apple mail. How can I import olm ...
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Download gmail into mac mail, clear gmail

I want to have all past gmail emails completely downloaded in Mail on mac (Current Version, Mac High Sierra) and then cleared from the gmail server. Gmail is currently FULL , so it needs to be cleared ...
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Email piping on osx

I am searching for a way to do some email piping on the osx client side. For example someone sends me a mail with a subject of [script] Normal subject i want to execute a command on my computer. I ...
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Sort macOS Mail App conversations

Is it possible to sort the conversation of the mac OS Mail App "Newest Messages on Top" I had this enabled for a long time, but i guess some update changed it. My question is not about the list of ...
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outlook 365 not connecting imap & smpt

With windows 10 After erasing exchange's email in outlook my apple email is not working anymore with either office.outlook 365 and outlook.com During two days I tried apple recommendations, port, ...
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How to fix or prevent or refresh mail message (Mac OS Mail) with wrong content

The environment: macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.2 MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) Processor 1.2 GHz Intel Core M Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5300 1536 MB The Problem:...
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Compose/edit (different) plain text and HTML versions of an email

In Thunderbid, I can select the received email format in View > Message Body As > (...); and I can select the send email format in Options > Delivery Format > (...). This is not what I ...
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Any issues with keeping Mail folder on the cloud in macOS?

The situation is that I am about to add an iMac to my current Macbook Air. iMac will stay at home as my main machine, and the Macbook Air will be used when traveling. I am using Apple Mail for all my ...
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Apple Mail on iOS 10 loses email message when you switch apps? [closed]

This question has moved to apple.stackexchange.com I can't believe that Apple designed this so badly, so I'm asking here to see if anyone can reproduce this behavior: Open the "Messages" app on iOS. ...
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Searching in Mac Mail: I want the e-mail, not the thread

In Mail, when I search the mail archives for a string, Mail brings up all the mail threads that have e-mails in them that, in turn, have that string. Well, that's better than nothing, but most of the ...
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Changing default mail account while replying on specific messages while using few accounts on Mac Mail?

U use few mailboxes on my Mac Mail. When some emails come through specific account and I click REPLY it replies from a mailbox I don't want to use for this. How can I change a default account for ...
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In MacOS (Sierra) where are the mail rules stored?

I rely on mail rules to implement a white-list function and since I am busy I have quite a few rules. The dialog box (in Mail Preferences) is inadequate for the task. So what I want to do is export ...
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Apple Mail - assigning keyboard shortcuts for different email account inboxes?

While cmd-1 goes to the inbox in Mac Mail, I would like more fine-grained control over which inbox I am viewing via keyboard shortcut. Is it possible to create keyboard shortcuts for each email ...
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Apple Mail transfer mailbox

I have an old Gmail account on my old Mac. This account has since been closed on Gmail but I have all the emails downloaded on the old Mac. Now I am trying to transfer this mailbox to a new Mac. ...
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How to retrieve IMAP mails that are not associated with any folder anymore?

I was trying to clean up my IMAP folders. For some reason I had two inbox folders, one called "INBOX" and one called "Inbox", which I was trying to merge. I must have messed up when renaming them, ...
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Transferring from Outlook to Apple Mail (OLM to Mbox)

I recently had to transfer my emails from Outlook to Mail on OSX/Mac. All the articles I found online seem to be recommending utilities that cost money and I'd like to know if this can be done without ...
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How does Apple Mail (macOS Sierra) access Gmail?

Ever since Apple Mail gained the ability to add "Google" mail account types, it has become a lot easier to access a Gmail address from a Mac. My question is how does it do it? I assumed it used IMAP ...
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Deleted 300,000 Mail.app messages on Mac Sierra and drive space did not change…?

I use a POP configuration for my work mail server and after filling up my disk with 75GB of mail data (per the Storage report in About This Mac) I decided to delete non flagged, old emails to free up ...
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Changing Mail “Get All New Mail” shortcut adds shift key

I'm attempting to change the keyboard shortcut for Apple Mail's "Get All New Mail" command to Command-R instead of the default Command-Shift-N. When I add a new App Shortcut for that combo in System ...
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macOS screenshots now default to Mail.app - how do I change them back to save on Desktop?

I've somehow managed to change the default behaviour of macOS Sierra's Cmd+Shift+4 screenshot behaviour so that it places the screenshot inside a new mail message. I vaguely remember seeing this ...
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What determines the Name displayed with incoming email address?

On my Apple OS X system, the Microsoft Outlook 2016 and also Apple Mail clients display the name next to the FROM address for incoming emails. I notice that it's not always the same name I have listed ...
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Odd blank screen for Mail account login after unlocking keychain

I have Mac OS X and I accidentally locked the keychain and after a while I unlocked it again but now the mail app is not signing in with my Gmail account. Why is that? When I enter my password it is ...
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Can daily emailed rosters from Banner be used to update a Word or Excel, or latex (and run in this case) file?

I receive a daily emailed roster of students to my email in Outlook Web App, Outlook on my work computer, and Mail on my personal Mac. I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to use this email to ...
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Automated email replies in OS x mail for specific hours

I am trying to create an automated email response for after hours emails. But I am not seeing how to do it or if it is possible with OS x mail
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Practical solution to not expose name of recipient of mail

There are some e-mails where I do not just want to hide the content I am writing, but also the information, whom I write with. I want to identify these people whose names I do not want to expose on my ...
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Apple Mail is listing my email account only in conversations. (Gmail Address)

I use Apple Mail to read my Gmail. It's just started labeling all of my conversations with solely my Email Account. When you click on the conversation that's 3 or more emails long. It's maintaining ...
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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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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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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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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 How ...
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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 ...