Apple Mail Keeps Crashing on macOS Mojave (Solved)


MacOS Mojave has different new features are available. So for that, I updated the Mac to MacOS Mojave. After that recently mail apps crashing issues on macOS Mojave. It’s really a frustrating problem. And also many of the Mac users are reporting the same problem on the Apple discussion forum. Here, I am going to tell you some solutions to resolve the issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.

Before doing this solution,

  1. First, restart your Mac. For that, Go to the Apple menu->Restart. A simple restart method will solve the issue.
  2. Find the mail apps and check whether there is a corrupted issue. For that, open your emails one by one to find if there is a corrupted one. If so, then delete it.
  3. Disconnect all peripheral devices from your Mac like a printer, scanner, mouse, keyboard, webcam, etc. Then open your mail.

Solution 1: Force Quit Mail App

If any apps not responding or crashing issue on Mac. Then you can force quit the particular apps on your Mac. For that,

  1. Simultaneously, press and hold the Command + Option + Esc keys to get the Force Quit Applications window.

2. Select “Mail” and then click the Force Quit option.

3.Then restart your Mac.

4.Now open the mail and check whether it crashes on the mail.

Note: You can force quit Mail on the Apple menu->Force Quit->Mail->Force Quit.

Solution 2: Force Restart your Mac

Restart is the common fix for all the issues to resolve the problem. To do that,

  1. Simply, press and hold the Power Button until your Mac gets turns off. 
  2. Then wait for a few seconds, then it will show an Apple logo on the screen.
  3. Again press the Power Button to turn it on.

Solution 3: Delete mail plist files

If your mail app s not working properly, then delete the mail plist files on the mac and restart your device. It will help to solve the issue. To do that,

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Select Go->Go to Folder.
  3. Enter ~/Library/Preferences and then click the Go option.
  4. Find all mail-related plist files and move them to trash.
  5. And restart your Mac.
  6. Now check your mail account is working successfully or not.

Solution 4: Refresh the Mail App

Sometimes refreshing the mail apps will fix this problem. So, try this one.

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

Solution 5: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode

Restarting your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues in the Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac. Go to Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key immediately after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Now you can see the Apple Logo appears on the screen. Don’t leave the Shift key when you see the Apple Logo.
  5. Keep holding the finger on the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  6. Select your User Account and then Enter the password to log in. You may need to log in twice if FileVault is turned on.

Note: If it doesn’t work out, leave Safe Mode and then try the next solution. To leave Safe Mode, restart your Mac through the Apple menu->Restart. Wait until your Mac gets restart.

Solution 6: Reset PRAM/NVRAM

  1. Turn off your Mac. On your Mac, click the Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Then immediately press and hold the Option + Command + P + R keys simultaneously as quickly as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing those keys until you hear the startup sound for the second time.
  5. Wait for some time. It may take 15-20 minutes.
  6. Now your Mac will restart normally.

Solution 7: Disk Errors in Recovery Mode

  1. Turn off your Mac through the Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button.
  3. And then press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. Now macOS utility window will appear on the screen with 4 options. Tap “Disk Utility”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. Select the disk/drive (Macintosh HD) that you want to repair.
  7. Select First Aid->Run. This action will check the disk for errors.
  8. Click “Done”.
  9. Close Disk Utility.
  10. Restart your computer through the Apple menu->Restart.

Solution 8: Reinstall macOS Mojave (Recovery Partition)

  1. Turn off your Mac through the Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing the Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  5. After that macOS utility windows will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  6. Tap “Continue”.
  7. You will be prompted to select your hard disk/drive. If not, then tap “Show All Disks”. Now you may need to Enter your Apple ID.
  8. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed.
  9. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

Guys, I hope these solutions will fix your problem. And if you know any other solutions to fix Mac Mail that keeps crashing on Mojave, let us know through your comments. Thank you.

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