Creating Signatures In Apple Mail

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judicious-hyoid Technically this is a How-To but because I’m using a 3rd party product to achieve the end result—it could be seen as a blatant product plug. Not that that’s a bad thing. So I’ll state for the record that I paid for and own the product I’ll be talking about. I’ve used their mail plugins for years. I always like to be up front about those things. I’m not sure exactly when it started. Creating signatures in Apple Mail use to be pretty straight forward. But somewhere in the not too distant past, Apple decided that it would no longer make it easy to create custom HTML based signatures. Whether it was because of possible security issues, or it was just one less thing

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How To: Hide Your Apple TV On AirPlay

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judicious-hyoid One of the greatest features of the newer Apple TVs is the ability to stream music, or video from another iOS device or Mac via AirPlay. Because AirPlay is always “on” by default your Apple TV’s name is broadcast for anyone to find; and they don’t even have to be on your WiFi network. If you live in an apartment, condo complex, or another house is only feet away, those nearby neighbor’s Apple TV names can show up as device choices to stream to, on anyone’s iPhone, iPad, or Mac. It’s a blessing and a curse.

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How To: Create A Folder In Mail.app v2

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I’ve done the update because the macOS Mail.app interface has changed drastically since my last post on the subject. In my previous post I did two separate sections one on POP and another on IMAP eMail. I’ve done the same in this post too.

Archiving mail, no matter what eMail application you use, is always a good thing to do. Being organized can help you with a cluttered and bursting Inbox and or Sent folder. Here is a simple “How To” for creating a folder/mailbox in Apple’s Mail.app.

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How-To: Get A Handle On macOS – iOS Autocorrect And Text Replacement

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With the advent of the modern macOS and iOS and their myriad of time saving features, none have been as frustrating, infuriating — and funny — as auto correct; or in Apple lingo — text replacement. Entire websites have been devoted to posting hilarious auto corrections. But for those who may want to forgo these oft embarrassing missives, this How-To is for you. This How-To will cover ways to help you stop either you Mac or iDevice from usurping your preferred words with ones that may not be anywhere near what you intended. We will see the interfaces may be slightly different in macOS vs iOS, but the outcome will be the same once completed. judicious-hyoid

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How To: Create An iOS 8 IMAP Mail Account

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I created a previous “How To” on the same subject many years ago and many versions of iOS ago. I decided it was time to “refresh” this “How To” with instructions for iOS 8. The only really important thing that has changed is the interface. Setting up an IMAP account is still pretty much the same as before. I hope this helps my clients as well as others looking to do this for the first time. Though the images are from an iPhone 6 they will be similar enough for any iOS device mail setup too. There are some quirks involved with setting up IMAP mail on iOS. Especially for those ISPs or mail providers who don’t support SSL (secure sockets layer). The default for iOS is

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