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irock101

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Looking for an alternative to the native mac mail client.
Would prefer any solution where i can simply import all settings and emails to the new application. Any ideas ?

Thanks
 

GGJstudios

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May 16, 2008
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Looking for an alternative to the native mac mail client.
Would prefer any solution where i can simply import all settings and emails to the new application. Any ideas ?
What functionality are you looking for that isn't provided by the Apple Mail app?
 

irock101

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Jul 26, 2011
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What functionality are you looking for that isn't provided by the Apple Mail app?

Changed from macbook pro to mac pro and migrated from time machine update. Now the search function in the native mac mail client doesn't work anymore. No matter what i type it in wont show any historical emails. Have to look through each account manually.
 

Weaselboy

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Changed from macbook pro to mac pro and migrated from time machine update. Now the search function in the native mac mail client doesn't work anymore. No matter what i type it in wont show any historical emails. Have to look through each account manually.

Try doing a rebuild and reindex following the steps here. Make sure you do both.
 

irock101

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Jul 26, 2011
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Thanks for the tip but it didn't help. The search function still doesn't deliver any results.
Is PostBox a good alternative to the native client?
 

kumamayo

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May 15, 2014
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Could any postbox user advise if the feature in Apple mail to allow email to be Flagged is available in Postbox?

Most of the other capabilities in Apple mail are in postbox except cannot locate this feature which I use all the time to identify the exact email I need to reference again. With a choice of colours I can easily identify the mails I want, simply quickly.

Having a lot of issues with apple mail on OSX 10.7.5.. Reading through issues a lot of people are facing does not make me want to upgrade to Mavericks.
Especially for email.

Thanks

KMM
 

saberahul

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Nov 6, 2008
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Thanks for the tip but it didn't help. The search function still doesn't deliver any results.
Is PostBox a good alternative to the native client?

Airmail may be able to help. Download the free beta version off their site to try it out first.
 

irock101

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Jul 26, 2011
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Thanks for all suggestions. The weird thing is spotlight search works for mail, but the actual search function in mail delivers 0 results each and everytime.
Re-indexed mailboxes and tried every suggestion given so far.. no luck.

It gets even weirder as i did a time machine backup and cloned it on my macbook pro. The search in mail works fine there, just cant get it on the MAC PRO LATE 2013 to run.. nothing but trouble with this machine :(
 

BrianBaughn

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Feb 13, 2011
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Thanks for all suggestions. The weird thing is spotlight search works for mail, but the actual search function in mail delivers 0 results each and everytime.
Re-indexed mailboxes and tried every suggestion given so far.. no luck.

It gets even weirder as i did a time machine backup and cloned it on my macbook pro. The search in mail works fine there, just cant get it on the MAC PRO LATE 2013 to run.. nothing but trouble with this machine :(

Just double checking...you tried my suggestion from above (doing a complete reindex of the hard drive)?
 
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