Email

Low-Level Info

Where files are stored, an area to check if running low on disk space

  •  Mail.app
    • Emails are stored in ~/Library/Mail (works using Command-G in Finder; $HOME/Library/Mail/ does not) – to possible keep an eye on, can grow pretty big over time if never remove emails, especially with bigger attachments (read photos)
      • V2/ -older
      • V5/ – newer

 

How Handling Email, Accounts, and Apps

Personal devices
computers, phone…
Business devices
computers
Email accounts Mail
app
Spark
app
Mail
app
Spark
app
Notes
  Private account 1 (Got installed but not commonly in use)
  JandP outgoing only
  Private accounts, ~5, catch all
  Business 1 account
  Business 2 account (gmail)
  iCloud account (priv)
  gmail account (priv)
NOTIFICATIONS incoming emails Yes1 No Yes1
iCloud account (priv) Personal devices Business devices
iCloud Drive [√] [√]
Photos [√]* [  ] heck no *) Though not primary sol.
Mail [√] [√]
Contacts [√] Absolutely! [√] Absolutely! It’s iCloud that IS primary system for all contacts & cal
Calendars [√] Absolutely! [√] Absolutely!
Reminders [√] [√]* *) Even if not really using
Safari [√]* [√]* *) -“-, unsure of details
Notes [√]* [√]* *) -“-
Siri [√]* [√]* *) -“-, unsure of details
Keychain [√]* [√]* *) -“- (use 1Password)
Find My Mac [√] [  ]
News [√] [√]
Stocks [√]* [√]* *) -“-, unsure of details
Home [√]* [√]* *) -“-, unsure of details
(iMessages, not in iCloud per default) Yes No Keeping iMessages on priv platforms only. At this time.
Business 2 account (gmail) Personal devices Business devices
Mail [√]* [√] *) Also on priv. devs for convenience, and mobility.
Contacts [√]* [√]* *) Not really, but checked in case company starts using any shared address book.
Calendars [√]* [√] For business cal entries, also on priv. devs incl. mobile.
Notes [  ] [  ] (No, rely on iCloud for all notes)

1) With filtering, i.e. not all emails triggers any forms of notifications, and notifications are typically limited to Red dot / counter in Dock icon, no other announcements (on computer).