Recently released versions of macOS have caused issues with Mac Mail for some users. The issue was seen on many recent macOS releases.
Fixes are provided for the following issues, which may prevent Mac Mail from functioning properly. As with the rest of the OS, the Mail App in Big Sur and Monterey received little updates in light of the many enhancements introduced by the newer versions.
Unfortunately, there have been instances of the program crashing or closing suddenly, thus it is presently necessary to find patches and workarounds to make sure the Mail app functions as intended.
Problems That Typically Arise In Mac Mail, And How To Fix Them
Although these problems are not uncommon, we take them very seriously because they negatively impact your user experience and add extra stress to your daily routine.
In a hurry? Use the above table of contents to get straight to the section you need to read in order to remove that stumbling block caused by your Mac.
If you’re having difficulties with certain Mac program but aren’t sure what the problem may be, there’s no need to freak out; just read on to see what troubleshooting techniques can get things back up and running.
#1.If your Mail keeps freezing
The aforementioned fix may help, but if Mail is still crashing or performing slowly, further options are available. It’s unacceptable to make someone go without email for too long.
Fix 1: Push Stop the Mail app
Start with the tried-and-true methods and, if that fails, move on to the next logical step.
Fix 2: Reboot the Mail app
A “reset” of the Mail app is one of those easy remedies that actually works in 99 percent of situations. To do this, we utilize CleanMyMac X. It doesn’t actually remove the software but rather resets it to its original settings. Many incompatibilities and conflicts between apps are now resolved by doing this one procedure. The user’s data is also unaffected and remains protected.
#2. If your Mail app sends emails twice
Because of the Ventura update, the Mail app occasionally duplicates outgoing messages, although not always.
Some emails, although having been sent, seem to be caught in the Outbox. They are resent because of this.
There may already be a topic discussing the issue you’re experiencing. You obviously tried to solve the problem by limiting the storage of delivered messages to my local workstation. You deleted your email and then established a new one, but that didn’t work.
First, you should keep using Antidote to fix the email.
Second, hit SHIFT keep + send to prevent sending the same message again.
Third, this may be useful while waiting for Antidote to resolve the Anti-OOP bug.
#3. Missing Mail folders
Since the inability to access one’s mail directly results from these issues, it’s important to know that most users may easily implement the fixes necessary to restore their mail.
1. Check your Internet and Email Connections
2. Launch the email program.
3. Select Connection Doctor from the Window submenu.
4. This will demonstrate whether or not there are issues with the Mail app’s connection.
5. To fix this, go back into your account settings and remove and then re-add your Mail account.
6. Your emails and the Mail app should now be available again.
#4. If the Mac Mail program is malfunctioning
The Mail app won’t always launch. First, ensure you have a working internet connection to start troubleshooting. The problem is that a strong signal is required for the app to launch and function correctly. Following the steps above and clicking “Connection Doctor” will do the trick.
#5. if that doesn’t work, alternative options are available.
1. The first thing you should do is to look in the App folder.
2. To begin, make sure you’re at the correct location for your app. The Applications folder is where you’ll find it.
3. Follow these steps:
- Launch Finder and head on over to the Applications folder.
- Explore the Inbox by doing a search. If the app is missing, try using Spotlight to locate it.
- Simply navigate to the Applications folder by typing “Mail,” and then dragging the appropriate application to that position.
- Try relaunching both the Mac and the Mail application.
#6. Update your macOS.
There are occasions when apps stop functioning because they lack necessary updates. They could work well with the most recent version of macOS.
Here’s what you need to do to upgrade macOS:
1. Select “Apple” from the top left menu.
2. Proceed to the Preferences in the System menu.
3. Activate software upgrades.
4. If a newer macOS version is available, the fourth step is to click Upgrade Now.
#7. Mail won’t open with the latest macOS upgrade
It seems to be one of the most often encountered issues, and the solution is also rather straightforward.
1. To fix this, open Mail from your Mac’s Applications folder.
2. Move the icon elsewhere if you don’t want Mail to open in the Dock. Once it’s gone, you may put the icon you just copied back in the Dock by dragging it there. To fix this, shut Mail and relaunch it from the Dock. You should be ok now if it works.
Hence these are the fixes that you can try to fix the issues. I hope this works but we are still trying to figure out other solutions as well. Keep reading for updates.