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How to speed up your Airmail app - Airmail for macOS

If you Airmail app is running slow, there are following methods to speed it up; either through account
specific settings (only applicable to a specific email account), or universal settings (applies to app in

Universal App Settings

Open the Airmail app

Open Airmail Preferences (⌘,)

Go to the Advanced Tab

Advanced Graphics Option:

Deselect "Animations and Transparency" to disable Advanced Graphics. This will only take effect once
you restart the app

Account Specific Settings

These settings only applies to a specific account. If you have multiple accounts, these changes have to be made per account.

Open Airmail Preferences (⌘,)

Select the settings icon of the account you want to edit.

Under the More Tab

Folders Refresh: Set this to a longer timing
Download: Deselect "Attachments" (This will stop the automatic download of attachments)
Reset Account: Click on Clean Message Cache. This will reset and re-initialise the account.

Updated on: 01/12/2019

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