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Anyway, thanks for #2, back to being a happy camper. Reply Jonathan says: November 7, 2014 at 3:08 pm #2 helped fix my problem. Its been over a month and I still have the problem… cant believe apple could suck this bad. All rights reserved. check over here

Not sure why it seems to randomly stop working, but this worked for me. Much appreciated. I use TinkerTool, free from http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerTool.html that enables me to relaunch the Finder and make hidden system files visible, so it's then easy to navigate in the Finder to my ~/Library/Mail/V2/Maildata Port 25 is used to connect to Gmail's restricted(only allowed to send to other Gmail users) mail server here: aspmx.l.google.com . http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/152652/cant-send-outgoing-messages-in-mac-mail

Not to mention that some people may not even realize that you are basically telling them to send mail in an insecure way, like the guy above who now happily sends Reply Georgiana says: November 23, 2014 at 8:45 am The problem I am having with Mac Mail 8 is that the outgoing server port keeps defaulting to an unusable port number. Most of the time you cannot send messages from one account provider using another account provider's service.

I did read reviews of Yosemite before downloading and there was not 1 word about how Yosemite screws up your mail, n it takes days to figure out what the heck Count trailing truths On 1941 Dec 7, could Japan have destroyed the Panama Canal instead of Pearl Harbor in a surprise attack? share|improve this answer answered Oct 24 '14 at 11:39 Macasourous 962 Thank you for this information. Also, the screenshots were the most helpful.

Mail has been crap since Lion. Super helpful & solved the problem. Upgraded to Mavericks earlier this year. Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

Enter your email address below: Related articles: Resolving Mail Problems After OS X 10.10.4 UpdateSet Up Outlook.com Email with Mail App (or Any Desktop POP3 Client)OS X 10.10.1 Beta 2 Released I can't get that checkbox to stick. Reply max says: February 2, 2016 at 7:26 pm 1st solution to change password work for both iCloud and hotmail accounts THANKS! THANK YOU!!

Resolution was to generate a new app specific password for Mail on Mac and added it back to the Outgoing server settings. https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7126229?hl=en The only way to quit Mail is to Force Quit…this cannot be the right way to treat a machine! Your #2 work around fixed the issue…. I have also changed the plist as suggested and the problem still occurs.

Receive works fine, just can't send. check my blog Hope un UPDATE is coming to fix all this… Thanks for your effort it was worth the try. All my settings seemed correct. "Connection Doctor" indicated my username/password was incorrect but I thought it was weird since I did get incoming mails. Accounts automatically resetting the SSL setting, popping up and requesting a password or saying the cert is invalid.

Ballpark salary equivalent today of "healthcare benefits" in the US? Reply liam says: November 4, 2016 at 6:01 am i dont have an accounts? Receiving is fine just sending is not working. this content So…I went through the long, laborious and stressful process of doing a clean install.

Open Apple Mail 2. Subscribe to the OSXDaily newsletter to get more of our great Apple tips, tricks, and important news delivered to your inbox! share|improve this answer answered Oct 24 '14 at 5:59 David E 20418 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Encountered this issue also after enabling the 2 step verification.

port 587yes, SSL is enabled Expert: Ashik replied4 years ago.

Reply Peter says: May 10, 2015 at 3:57 pm These are rather detailed instructions for what worked for me. If you use multiple email clients or devices for the same Gmail account, try closing or signing out of some. Mine was already in True and it has exactly the same problems… Apple are horrible to ignore this and not send any fixes. United States Copyright © Apple Inc.

Open the app "Keychain Access" 2. In there, delete the Gmail account from there. So I eliminated the Yahoo account on Mail - I had to go through internet accounts to do this. have a peek at these guys I selected this box and the problem disappeared.

Had a weird problem where it was asking for an SMTP password for an account that was long since completely deleted from Mail. I changed them all (I honestly didn't have a clue what I was doing) and then tried Mail again. article for information on how to create a screenshot. Click on your gmail account then under "outgoing server" check what server is chosen by default then click "edit smtp server list" at bottom.

mail.app email gmail share|improve this question asked Oct 24 '14 at 4:22 Andy 21112 How long has this been occurring? Now I can use MacMail again. Peter's suggestions gave me the clue. Anyhow, after I re-typed my email address/pw inside the "edit smtp server list > Advanced", the outgoing mail went out successfully.

This has been making me crazy and the first solution worked like a charm. This is nuts. Reply Mike says: October 29, 2014 at 9:44 am @Andrea Graham: This Apple Support thread solved my notifications problem: Reply Mike says: October 29, 2014 at 9:45 am Try again! @Andrea I've had to do this before.

Strange, but I'm happy. I have the exact symptoms mentioned above in sending email with Yosemite OSX. #1 didn't fix the issue and #2 didn't seem to, either. I have been having the same issue for 6 months and was unable to fix it despite trying all of things that I had read. Reply Paul says: October 28, 2014 at 7:19 pm Well that sure seems silly, thanks!

Works fine now.Thanks! Reply amigo says: April 27, 2015 at 2:08 pm Since I updated to Yosemite 10.10.13 I can receive email thru the mail app, but CANT send mail. I couldn't restore a single Mavericks until I deleted Yosemite backups even though I didn't want to restore those. I am not exactly sure where, but somewhere in the mail app (probably in the preferences) there is a setting to change which outgoing mailbox it uses.

I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. Reply James Flockton says: October 29, 2014 at 8:56 am I liked that one also! In your Mail, click on Mail and select Preferences. All my settings was double checked by me and it was correct. "Connection Doctor" indicated my username/password wasn't correct and I decided to try method of user Yaya so after I