Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video How to remove old autofilled email recipients, part of Mac OS X Yosemite Tips and Tricks.
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- If you've been using Apple's Mail for a while,…you've undoubtedly faced this problem.…You create a new message,…and you want to send it to your buddy, Tom.…So you start typing "Tom" in…and two addresses appear.…Well, you wanted to contact Tom Jones,…not Tom Smith, and you'd liked to have Tom Jones…autofilled but not this other guy.…Particularly because you've only emailed…Tom Smith a single time.…So what do you do about it?…Well, we'll start by closing this window…and not saving it.…Then you go to the Window menu,…and you choose Previous Recipients.…
Here you'll see a list of the people that you've…emailed in the last, well, quite a while.…Select the one that you no longer…want to have autofilled, and in this case…it's going to be Tom Smith,…and then click on Remove From List.…Now we'll close this window,…and we'll try it again to see if it works.…So here's a new message, I type in "Tom,"…and sure enough, there's only Tom Jones's address…because we got rid of Tom Smith.…Note that there will be an exception here,…
The course also covers automating repetitive tasks with Automator and recording your Mac or iOS device's screen with QuickTime. Need help with basic housekeeping tasks? Chris dives into the utilities that help you resize disk partitions, create encrypted images, recover passwords, and more. The course concludes with great tips on efficiently using email and iCloud.
- Cleaning up the Mac OS X interface
- Using AirDrop to move files between your Mac and iOS device
- Extending Spotlight's reach
- Converting imported images with Automator
- Controlling your Mac with your voice
- Capturing screenshots and recording your screen with QuickTime
- Creating encrypted images
- Recovering passwords
- Archiving email
- Sending large email attachments with Mail Drop
- Working with iCloud