Getting rid of an email address?

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Stemming from this thread probable-email-hacking.378390 we now have the original address that the scammer used to try to catch us on somewhere on the system?

Now, when we try to email our friend it shows a choice of the correct address and the hackers version. I can't find out where the hackers version is so that I can remove it from the system.

The only indication is "Siri found in Apps" but in which Apps I have no idea and just can't find it. The sooner our old iMac is out of the door the better for me now!
 
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Try this:

Here are the steps you need to take:
  1. Log into your Gmail account.
  2. Go‍ to ‌the “Settings” tab.
  3. Click “Autocomplete”
  4. Hit “Manage addresses”
  5. Select email address you wish to delete.
  6. Click “Remove”
 
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It doesn't appear to have an Autocomplete Tom. It's Mail 11.5

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You need to use the web gmail interface, to get the correct Settings.
 

IWT


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when we try to email our friend it shows a choice of the correct address and the hackers version. I can't find out where the hackers version is so that I can remove it from the system.

Just a guess: Open Mail app.

On the Top Menu bar, Click on Window. From the Dropdown, select "Previous Recipients". This, as the name suggests, shows you all the people who have sent you emails. They are organised alphabetically. You can scroll down to the Recipient you are looking for, or use the search function (Top Right) and type in their name. This should show you the real and the hacker's versions.

If you find this, then Delete it.

Just an idea.

Ian
 
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If you find this, then Delete it.

Just an idea.


@ Ian
I would suggest you are probably bang on Ian.

Or at least somewhere in Mail's history, the old address will be lurking. 😉



- Patrick
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