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Email mystery

by foxhole777 / November 20, 2011 3:00 AM PST

Have a sky mail account and check thru Mail [3.6] on my mac, the header shows my email address and in front of that my name, accept a large majority of my emails carry a different name in front, same surname but a different christian name.? Checked my sky account via web and all is shown correctly.

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sorted it
by foxhole777 / November 29, 2011 3:29 PM PST
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Sorted it, somehow my email address became attached to one of my address book listings as a nickname so showed when receiving mail.

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Re: email mystery
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 20, 2011 3:09 AM PST
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The header is sent by the sender and composed by the senders e-mail program. It's not shown normally, I think. Contact the sender and ask him how you appear in his address book.


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that's what I thought.
by foxhole777 / November 20, 2011 5:53 PM PST
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That's what I thought , many show my correct name or the sender nickname for me the one's that don't, usually come from places like ebay, local council etc or replies to my email to them [first contact].

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