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Additional emails addresses in one Mail.app account

JustinFrench.com: Email Aliases in Apple Mail

Poor Justin French doesn’t know it yet, but his site’s officially my new interweb crush. Great stuff on his site, including this unbelievably useful (and astoundingly non-obvious) tip for associating multiple email addresses with a given Mail.app account.

What they don’t tell you is that you can associate multiple email address’ with each mailbox/account by separating them with a comma. This is great news for someone who has multiple email address’ all forwarded to one mail box (joe@, joe.smith@, admin@, etc).

As Justin points out, the beauty part is that when you hit REPLY to email sent to you at one of these addresses, Mail.app is smart enough to automatically set the FROM: correctly. N.B.: this is working swell for me even when adding addresses that are just being forwarded to this account (merlin@foo.com; lorem@example.com, etc.).

Excellent stuff and a great tip for what had been a vexing problem for me.

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Additional email addresses in one...

Additional email addresses in one Mail.app account

This totally made my day - I've been wondering pretty much since I started using Mail.app why there wasn't an easier way to do this - with the number of folks out there with multiple domains/email addresses forwarding to the same account, it seemed c...




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