How To Reset Mac Mail OSX To Factory Default Settings
Your Mac Mail is corrupted and not working properly. It hangs when checking for new mail and the wheel just spins forever. It also hangs when trying to close the program and you must Force Quit every time.
Reset everything. Make sure to back up your emails first.
Quit Mail and delete:
- the file ~/library/preferences/com.apple.mail.plist
- the whole folder ~/library/mail
- the whole folder ~/library/maildownloads
~ means your home directory. You can get to it by clicking on the house icon in the sidebar of any finder window or by going to /users/username.