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afromwest melbourne Calculating status...
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Aug 16, 2011 5:20 PM

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MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7)
  • John Hammer1 Level 4 Level 4 (2,805 points)
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    Aug 16, 2011 5:24 PM (in response to afromwest melbourne)

    Are you asking, "How does one use Mac OS X 10.7 Lion's Mail application to bounce a received email?"

     

    If so, the answer is, "You can't. That function does not exist in the version of Mail included with Lion."

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,395 points)
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    Aug 16, 2011 5:26 PM (in response to afromwest melbourne)

    Since Bounce was no longer working properly with most of the SPAM spoofing other addresses, it had lost all of the little funtionality it ever had. In Mail for Lion, Apple decided to remove because of that.

     

    Allan

  • D0GG Level 3 Level 3 (935 points)
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    Aug 16, 2011 5:29 PM (in response to afromwest melbourne)

    Hammer Time?

  • isabela34 Calculating status...
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    Sep 1, 2011 8:00 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    That's so sad

    Before upgrade to lion it was easy for me to get rid of a lot of unwanted emails (spams/junks) now is a disaster how quickly my Inbox or Junk folder get hundres some time 800+,  is so fustrating  all the claning i have to do,  is there any other way to stop all this for happening or at least some filtering or else that prevent those emails for comeback to my folders? apple please do something about this!!

     

    Annoying

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,395 points)
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    Sep 1, 2011 8:21 PM (in response to isabela34)

    Exactly what do you think Apple can do about SPAM on your computer?

     

    Allan

  • isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 2, 2011 5:59 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    Well... I think Apple can create an application  or something  for lion (as i was for Snow), if the  bounce option does not longer works or is not available , some  way to block or  prevent all those unwanted emails. maybe deleting tracking kookies stored on the computer helps?, i have not Idea? Open  to any  suggestions

  • thomas_r. Level 7 Level 7 (26,945 points)
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    Sep 2, 2011 6:55 PM (in response to isabela34)

    Spam is simply a way of life these days.  Bouncing spam does absolutely nothing about stopping it... it just sends it back on someone else like you, since spam is usually sent from a hijacked account or spoofed address.  And Apple does have something to help you handle it...  the junk mail handling in Mail.  If you haven't turned it on, go to Mail -> Preferences -> Junk Mail and turn it on.  Read Mail's help for more information about how to use it.

     

    If Mail's junk mail filtering isn't adequate for you, try something else, like SpamSieve.

  • isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 2, 2011 7:10 PM (in response to thomas_r.)

    Thank you for you response, it helps to understand more about those issues,but I'm confident Apple team will figure it out because they are the best.but i will try "SpanSieve" thanks.

  • Chad Herbert Calculating status...
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    Sep 30, 2011 2:19 PM (in response to afromwest melbourne)

    I have no solution, but I *really* miss the bounce feature. I receive a lot of mail that isn't spam, but it's not for me (someone apparently doesn't know what their own email address is). It was nice to just bounce it to make the sender believe that the address wasn't valid. Now I feel guilty if it appears to be an important email and I don't reply to the sender saying "you have the wrong address."

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,395 points)
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    Sep 30, 2011 2:50 PM (in response to Chad Herbert)

    That is what the delete key is for.

     

    Allan

  • Chad Herbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 30, 2011 3:01 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    No, the delete key is for deleting mail. Notifying the sender that the email address is invalid will make them verify the address with whoever they were trying to email so they can get the email to its intended recipient.

  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,395 points)
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    Sep 30, 2011 3:03 PM (in response to Chad Herbert)

    I say bounce is wrong for that purpose.

     

    Either delete it or reply back but bounce tell the user nothing at all.

     

    It is abuse like this that cause it to be removed.

     

    Allan

  • Chad Herbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 30, 2011 3:09 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    I disagree. If I get a bounce from a mail server, I think "hmm, that email address doesn't appear to work, maybe I should verify it." In my opinion, a bounce was much easier (Command+Shift+B) than a reply to say "you have the wrong address" (like I mentioned in my first post).

     

    Abuse? That's a good one!

  • isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 30, 2011 3:09 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    Yes you are right, but too much  to do, long list for clicking and deleting I'm talking about 100's of spams and junks, it will  be nice it you can  with just a single  click....but defiletely with  Snow leopard i never had any issue at all

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