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Question: Mail view often freezes

Dear Forum

Posted this in January:

Mail view often freezes

It still happens and i have no idea why or what to do about it. Does anyone else have similar behaviour?

macOS Sierra (10.12.5)

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Mar 11, 2018 4:18 PM in response to mumbles2701 In response to mumbles2701

It happens to me periodically at work in particular, especially when working with several windows which is my everyday scenario. I have self-service on mine though and flush my caches, then restart, which fixes most of my freezing issues. However, it's usually a network issue on top of the App trying to keep up. I usually restart in this case also.

I cleaned up my mail more recently however (finally) & the performance is steady so far *fingers crossed*.

Mar 11, 2018 4:18 PM

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Mar 11, 2018 4:31 PM in response to mumbles2701 In response to mumbles2701


I'll toggle my settings tomorrow and check to see if that helps. If so, I'll update.

Mine is more specific to lagging or a complete/intermittent freeze issue with Mail & a few other apps or programs that require regular CPU usage.

Thanks for the reference....I'm still going to check as it may help in some manner :)

Mar 11, 2018 4:31 PM

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Apr 7, 2018 5:21 AM in response to liv0123 In response to liv0123

...alhough now mine is back to not changing views. Mail doesnt appear to freeze but doesnt allow the view to change bewtween folders, ie, chanign folders and the same view persists. Also, mail preview doesnt show either.

This is extremely frustrating using a |Mac with its native Mail and no special mail settings [IMAP]... and this is delaying simple work by hours and hours?!?!?!?!

Anyone have anything else i can try as im pulling my hair out.

Apr 7, 2018 5:21 AM

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