Fixed: Apple Mail Keeps Crashing on Mac High Sierra


Many Mac users have a complaint that Mail keeps crashing after updating High Sierra. High Sierra update creates many issues like this. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions,

  1. Restart your Mac via Apple menu->Restart.
  2. Open another mail in the mail app. Because the problem may be in one file. so, find the corrupted mail and delete it.
  3. Disconnect all peripheral devices from the computer like printer, scanner, mouse, keyboard, webcam, etc. then open the mail.

Solution 1: Force quit Mail app

  1. Press and hold Command + Option + Esc keys to get Force Quit Applications window.
  2. Select “Mail” and then Click “Force Quit”.
  3. Now open the mail and check whether it crashes.

Solution 2: Force Restart

  1. Press and hold the Power Button until your Mac turns off.
  2. Again press the Power Button to turn it on.

Solution 3: Delete mail plist files

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Select Go->Go to Folder.
  3. Enter ~/Library/Preferences and then click “Go”.
  4. Find all mail related plist files and move them to trash.
  5. Restart your Mac.

Solution 4: Refresh Mail

  1. Go to System Preferences->Internet Accounts.
  2. Select all your mail account and then disable (Turn off) Mail.
  3. Enable Mail and the open Mail app.

Solution 5: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
Restart your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues on your Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key as quickly as possible after you hear the startup sound. You can see the Apple Logo on the Screen.
  4. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  5. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.
  6. Then open the mail. Now it won’t crash.

Solution 6: Reinstall High Sierra

  1. Turn off your Mac and press the Power Button to turn it on.
  2. Press and hold the Command+R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  3. Keep pressing Command+R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. After that Utilities windows will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. You will be prompted to choose your disk. If you are not asked to select your disk, tap “Show All Disks”. You may need to enter your Apple ID.
  7. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

SEE ALSO: Safari keeps crashing on Mac High Sierra
Other solutions:

  1. Check for Software Update.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your Mac covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know via your comments.

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