mac mail problem

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by qwerty546, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. qwerty546 macrumors member

    May 25, 2007
    i opened mail and it kind of froze, it has been making that loading color wheel thing for 5 minutes now and it wont let me exit it. i tried restarting my macbook and when i tried opening it again it doesnt work. what should i do?
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Find a file named in the Preferences folder and drag it to the Trash. Do this while Mail is closed/not frozen. Does Mail open now? If so, you'll have to manually re-enter all your settings. :eek:
  3. qwerty546 thread starter macrumors member

    May 25, 2007
    thanks a lot, suppose i want to use gmail instead of .mac, can i somehow snyc my inbox etc. to the mac mail app.?
  4. devilot Moderator emeritus


    May 1, 2005
    Yup. Nice directions here.

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