Apple – Mac Mail not sending and receiving – IMAP

Mac Mail – IMAP not working

Funny.  Since converting from POP to IMAP (to support allowing us to manage our email on our Mac Computer, iPhone, iPad and Windows Computer), we routinely have issues where Mac Mail just stops sending and receiving email.  I was attributing this, without basis, to a problem with my ISP or email host.  No pattern whatsoever that we have seen so far.  Some days it works.  Some days not.  We’ve done some research and found the following.  We saw the problem today, tried this approach, and Mac Mail immediately started working again.  There may be problems here as it’s only been tried once.  Thus, this is a start until Apple happens to resolve the issue automagically.

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Mac OS – Apple – Keyboard shortcuts

Mac OS or Apple Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts abound with Mac OS and are very handy.  Can also be frustrating for Windows users that don’t know which key is which.

Here’s a link to the Apple site where the information is maintained.  This version is going to be for OS X Lion.

Link to Apple / Mac OS keyboard shortcuts

Windows – Keyboard shortcuts

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are great and save time.  Here’s a few.  We’ll add new ones as we find them.

Windows key = WK

WK + Break = System Properties

WK + D = hide or show all of your application windows (we like this one!)

WK + R = open the Run window

WK + L = locks your windows screen/session.

Vail Colorado – Computer Support and Repair

Computer Repair Avon Colorado - Support, Sales - Vail Valley

We love technology!

Computers (Mac or Windows, we don’t care), networks and other forms of technical gizmos — we enjoy the challenge of making them work for you.  We specialize in consulting on your problem and finding the best solution.

Ask questions or call us.  We would love to guide you in the right direction.

  • Phone: (970) 748-8436, eMail
  • Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Otherwise: by appointment