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WTH....? Where Did My Drafts Mail Folder Go?


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I went to pull up a saved email and my Drafts folder is gone.....disappeared into thin air. Has anyone else experienced this with iMac? How can I get it back, or do I have to do the total re-install again?
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On my machine, the Drafts folder only appears when there is something in it.

To test this, you could start a new message, type a few words -- then just leave it for a short while. I suspect the Drafts folder will appear shortly, having auto-saved your unsent message.
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By Gosh, it worked. I just saved something in it and it re-appeared mysteriously. I guess the only mystery now is where did my other saved emails end up. Oh well, at least I got my drafts box back
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Sent emails are all in your "Sent" folder.

Yeah, get used to that "only appears when I need it" thing. Apple loves doing that.
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