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

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Mailboxes on new server don't have INBOX prefix. How can I add it?

My web host moved my account from a cPanel system to a DirectAdmin system. They seem to have messed up my mailbox hierarchy in the move. In Apple Mail I've always had the IMAP prefix set to INBOX. But ...
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The "Forward Message" step in a Macintosh Mail rule doesn't forward the mail?

I set up a rule on our MacIntosh in my wife's mail account to take several steps if mail is received from a particular sender: Move the message to a particular folder Forward the message to my ...
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SMTP server settings that can't be edited in Apple Mail

In my SMTP server list that appears in Accounts in Apple Mail I have several SMTP server records listed that do not appear in the Edit Servers window. I researched it and it appears that many Apple ...
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How to find unsuccessful sent mail in Apple Mail (iCloud email account)?

I failed to send a mail because of a 30MB attachment. I tried to resend it, but I cannot find it anywhere -- drafts, sent, junk. Outbox doesn't appear. Is there a way to find unsuccessful sent mail? I ...
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Apple Mail shares smart mailboxes among computer users

I have a macOS laptop with two users: one for work (administrator), and another one for personal activities (standard). In both accounts I use Apple Mail, but in each user I have different email ...
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I have received a E-mail and the ‘To:’ address is not mine

I have just opened my Mail app on my phone and have noticed a strange email at the top of my mailbox. I am from the UK and the sender of the strange e-mail was from a .de Address. I have no reason to ...
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How to filter/rule Mac Mail by "to:" address / account sent to?

I use Gmail in a Google Workspace account with several custom domains. I receive emails here sent to my 5 different addresses at 2 different domains. I setup Gmail rules/filters to label all messages ...
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macOS Mail delay when fetching from Yahoo via IMAP – related to “NO [LIMIT] CAPABILITY Rate limit hit” message?

I have long used Apple’s standard Mail.app client for OS X and macOS, since it is, to me, overall by far the best mail client in existence. For several years now, however, it’s annoyed me that it’s ...
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How to Sync Apple Mail account with Outlook account

I have an @me.com account that I would like synced (shared the same inbox and folders) with an @outlook account? This is so I can have Cortana read my iCloud emails to me. Is there any way to do this?
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How to change the size of the apple mail format bar and the outgoing mail address/subject area?

I cannot clearly read the Apple Mail format bar and address area when composing a message. Tried everything to change but apple mail won't let me. Can anyone help?
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Math rendering in Apple Mail

Is there any way to render mathematical expressions in Apple Mail? I am not looking for full LaTeX functionality but just to render short expressions like $x^2 + y^2 = \pi$ etc. Math formulas in email ...
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SSL Certificate not updating in Mac Mail

I have a Let's Encrypt daemon running which updates the domain ssl certificates on a regular basis. I've set up my mail address and it worked happily for a long time but now Mac Mail is not updating ...
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How do I find out what macOS app is using a shortcut

So on macOS I want to setup Mail to have ‘cmd+shift+R’ to reply all but it isn’t letting me. Looks like another app or something is conflicting with that combination. I don’t see it in the preferences ...
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Weird "FROM" after migrating from on-premise Exchange to Microsoft 365 hosted Exchange

I migrated my on-premise Exchange 2010 to Microsoft 365 hosted Exchange. I exported my mailstore to PST from Outlook, created a new Outlook profile with the hosted account, and imported the PST. ...
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How do I ignore calendar events if sent to a certain group or from a certain user?

Is there a way to filter calendar requests that are sent to certain mail groups even if they are marked required, e.g., california@domain.com by making an Outlook 365 server side rule? I administrate ...
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Mac mail high sierra treating attachments oddly

I use gmail via imap. I get emails with attached images. In gmail I have an imap folder where the emails land, and I also have a rule in mail that copies the messages to a mail folder on my mac. The ...
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MacOS Mojave - Mail auto-appearing

I have a problem with Mail app. A few hours after quitting the app with Cmd+Q, the app starts up again suddenly, without being manually opened. It is connected with a Gmail account. Does anyone know ...
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Some windows' content on external screen displays all black when screen is connected via HDMI but not VGA

I have replaced the VGA cable as well as the display adaptor between my MacBook (Fall 2011 with HighSierra v. 10.13.6) and my Samsung external screen with an HDMI one. After that, some of my emails ...
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How to use G-Suite's shared mailbox (Groups) as sent-from addresses in native mail clients Outlook and Apple Mail?

I set up GSuite and created a Google Group called "info" which is linked to the info@domain.com e-mail address. What we want to achieve We are a team of three (each with their seperate ...
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Download contents of Gmail to Mail.app (Mac), POP3 or IMAP

I have a Gmail account I no longer use, the contents of which I would like to fully download to the macOS Mail.app. How do I go about it? I could use the standard way of adding a Google account, ...
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Make Chrome open Apple Mail for email links?

When clicking email links in Chrome the default was for Mac Mail to be opened. I accidentally made gmail the default, and when I remove this email links don't open at all. So much for "don't be evil"...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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