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afromwest melbourne Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Bounce mail


MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7)
  • 1. Re: Bounce mail
    John Hammer1 Level 4 Level 4 (2,805 points)

    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."

  • 2. Re: Bounce mail
    Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (41,525 points)

    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

  • 3. Re: Bounce mail
    D0GG Level 3 Level 3 (935 points)

    Hammer Time?

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    isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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

  • 5. Re: Bounce mail
    Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (41,525 points)

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

     

    Allan

  • 6. Re: Bounce mail
    isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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

  • 7. Re: Bounce mail
    thomas_r. Level 7 Level 7 (27,945 points)

    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.

  • 8. Re: Bounce mail
    isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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.

  • 9. Re: Bounce mail
    Chad Herbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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."

  • 10. Re: Bounce mail
    Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (41,525 points)

    That is what the delete key is for.

     

    Allan

  • 11. Re: Bounce mail
    Chad Herbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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.

  • 12. Re: Bounce mail
    Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (41,525 points)

    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

  • 13. Re: Bounce mail
    Chad Herbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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!

  • 14. Re: Bounce mail
    isabela34 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    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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