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Mail (Yosemite): Mail sidebar

Mail sidebar

The Mail sidebar lists mailboxes, folders, and flagged items for the email accounts you’re using in Mail.

If you don’t see an expected email account in the sidebar, choose Mail > Preferences, click Accounts, then make sure the account is enabled.

The Mail sidebar showing different accounts and mailboxes, and indicating the Mailboxes button for showing or hiding the sidebar.
  • Show or hide the sidebar:
    Click Mailboxes in the Favorites bar, or choose View > Show Mailbox List or View > Hide Mailbox List.
  • Resize the sidebar:
    Drag the sidebar’s separator bar left or right. If you drag it all the way to the left, the sidebar is hidden.
  • Adjust the size of icons in the sidebar:
    Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click General, then select a sidebar icon size.
Last Modified: Nov 13, 2014
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