Mac computers come equipped with a Mail App to help organize your e-mail accounts. This article will show you how to reset your e-mail preferences to the default settings on MacOS X, including Big Sur, Catalina and Mojave.
How to reset Apple Mail preferences on MacOS X?
The procedure is as follows:
- Select Finder > in your Menu Bar and open the "Go" menu (at the top of the screen).
- Select "Go to Folder..."
- Type the following: ~/Library/Preferences
- Search for the file named com.apple.mail.plist. You can search using CMD F and entering the file name, or just scrolling down to find it.
- Once located, delete "com.apple.mail.plist" and relaunch the Mail app.
Your mail settings will now have been reset.
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