Get smart with Smart Addresses
Review the list. To unselect a group of highlighted entries, Option-click on one of them, which unselects all but the entry you click on. If you don't want to work on such a wholesale level, you can search for specific individuals using the search box at the top of the Previous Recipients. Enter a person's name and immediately see all the email addresses Mail has stored for that person and the dates you last used them. Depending on the last date of use, you may be able to safely remove all but the most recent email address for that person. If you have an email address entered on a Contact card for someone in the Contacts app , you can't delete the address in the Previous Recipients screen.
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How do I stop this happening? Robin 5 Peggy Peggy 84 1 1 3.
Recently, the option to remove from previous recipients list is gone. Address is not in Contacts. No evident way to remove old address. Can I get the option to remove to re-appear? I'm on I have an address with a typo in the domain, which appears in auto-complete every time. This address is not in Contacts, nor in Previous Recipients.
How to Delete an Email Address from Auto-Complete in Mac OS X Mail
Is there any way to get rid of it? This is horribly annoying Click on the arrow, which brings up a drop-down menu. The menu contains several options, one of which is "Remove address. Peggy Please can you accept this answer when it resolves your problem! Peggy, it's important to accept answers that work for you. It's what makes this system work.
Please read about accepting answers. The "Remove address" option simply removes the address from the recipients of the current e-mail.
When Auto-Completion Becomes More Annoying Than Helpful
This column will answer questions of general interest, but letters cannot be answered individually. A version of this article appears in print on , on Page B5 of the New York edition with the headline: How to Clean Out Old Addresses.
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