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Mail (Mavericks): Use email aliases

Use email aliases in Mail

If you have email addresses that are aliases to an email account, you can set up Mail to send messages from any of the addresses. For example, Emily Harrold could send messages from eharrold@example.org or from the alias webmaster@example.org.

Set up an alias

  1. Choose Mail > Preferences, then click Accounts.
  2. Select an account, then click Account Information.
  3. Set up the aliases.
    Option Description
    For an iCloud account: Choose Edit Aliases from the Alias pop-up menu to create the aliases in iCloud.
    For other accounts: In the Email Address field, enter the aliases, separated by commas (for example, webmaster@example.org, sales@example.org, support@example2.org).

Send a message from an alias

In the New Message window, click the From pop-up menu, then choose an email alias.

You may need to customize the header area to display the From menu.

Customize a message header

Last Modified: Nov 6, 2013
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