Installed El Capitan on my iMac in early 2008. The only thing that is not working is mail. Each thhing under field is grayed out to others also. Help please.

When I click the icon it bounces and Mail appears at the top of the screen, but I can't acess. Y at - it a copy of the mail somewhere to download and reinstall?

Gray also connection doctor


Not enough information. Writing an effective communities of Apple Support question.

You can re - install Mail by reinstalling OS X:

Reinstall El Capitan without erasing the drive

Please make sure that you back up.

  1. Restart the computer. Immediately after that the chime hold down the command and R until the Utility Menu appears.
  2. Select disk utility, then click on the continue button.
  3. Select the withdrawal (usually Macintosh HD) entry of the volume of the list to one side.
  4. Click first aid icon in the toolbar. Wait until the button is active, then click it.
  5. Quit disk utility and re-enter the Utility Menu.
  6. Select Reinstall OS X and click on the continue button.

Also, see this tip for user: basic steps for the OS X upgrade.

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