Apple’s e-mail application (mail.app) includes a hidden Priority field that you can add to your outgoing messages. From the Priority drop-down list (which doesn’t display by default), you can set your message importance to High Priority, Normal Priority or Low Priority.
To display the Priority field, first click the drop-down list on the left side a new message window and choose Priority Field. This displays the Priority drop-down list on the right side of the screen, which will then be displayed for every outgoing message.
Note that your recipient’s e-mail client may not support displaying message priority.
Quick Guide: Add the Priority Field to Messages
- Create a new blank message.
- Click the icon on the left side of the message window and choose Priority Field. The Priority drop-down list now appears on the right side of the new message window.
- To set the priority for an outgoing message, click the Priority drop-down list and choose High Priority, Normal Priority or Low Priority.
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