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    Mickyfin's Avatar
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    Nov 21, 2009
    iMac 27" 12TB Yosmite
    Question Anyone know of a simple solution to set up iMail Read receipts please?
    I'm looking to set up my iMail on my MBP so that I can get proof of Read email receipts, but this is proving somewhat of a mission, with sources giving guides on how to set it up, but via the Terminal.

    Is there no simple app, or client that can do this for you?

    Thanks in advance.

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    chscag's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Use a different Mail Client if you wish to always receive receipts for sent mail. Some clients offer that as an option. Thunderbird mail (free) is one that does. (Located in Advanced Options)

    Other more expensive mail clients likewise can be setup that way. (Outlook)

    Note that most mail clients also offer a way to refuse sending a receipt. So, if your recipients do not want to send one, you're not going to receive it anyway.

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    Tazzie's Avatar
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    Jan 27, 2012
    MacBook, iMac, iPhone 5, iPod Touch, iPad 3rd Gen, AppleTV
    Hi there. I only joined Mac-Forum today and I agree with chscag and personally purchased (about US$20) PostBox (based on Mozilla technology) for this very reason. I've been using it now for two years and love it!

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