Mac mail problems - mail database corrupt?

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  1. thecoffeeguy macrumors newbie

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    Hi everyone. Having some issues with mac mail at work.
    My mac mail is connected to our exchange server. It is working fine.

    Ran into a problem today. Mac mail quit for some reason and when I fired it back up, it walked me through the process of configuring mac mail to connect to exchange.

    The odd thing now is the only mail i see in mac mail is new mail, none of my old previous mail. I see my folder structure that I created (held on exchange), but I cannot seem to figure out why I cannot sync my mail to show my emails in mac mail.

    Anyone have suggestions?
    Is there a way to clean out the old stuff in mac mail and start fresh?

    Many thanks.

    TCG
     
  2. OpenLaszlo macrumors member

    OpenLaszlo

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    Well, I know that Mail keeps all of its downloaded messages in one of the Library folders. If you want to salvage all of your email, I'm sure that by syncing a separate computer with your exchange account you can then download all of the messages to a flash drive/external HDD and then copy them over into Mail's folder. If you are determined to clean everything out, though, go to Home->Library->Mail and simply delete the folder associated with your account name.

    Hope this helps.
     
  3. synth3tik macrumors 68040

    synth3tik

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    I have been experiencing problems myself, today and yesterday. I am having trouble with the mail application as well as me.com. The odd thing is I am getting email from my DROID, from my .me account. How is my mail working with google, but not Apple?
     

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