Mail, Apple's built-in mail application with Mac OS X, is largely unsung. It's used by millions of users, but there's no manual to show you the ropes. In Take Control of Apple Mail, longtime Mac consultant and writer Joe Kissell puts Mail through its paces, teaching you in step-by-step, illustrated examples how to best configure and use Mail's simple yet powerful features. You'll learn numerous solutions to real-world confusions and problems with Apple Mail, such as fixingproblems related to sending and receiving mail, dealing withauthentication errors, sending attachments successfully, repairingdamaged mailboxes, and connecting to Exchange servers. Joe alsocovers various ways to address outgoing messages quickly, backup and restore email, set up rules, and more.Along the way, you'll learn how to prevent spam from overtaking your mailbox, while two appendices cover related issues including sources and a brief description for third-party software that can enhance or supplement Mail.