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Adjusting Mac Mail Mark As Read Behavior from the Command Line

Adjusting Mail Mark As Read Behavior from the Command Line

Launch the Terminal

Set the delay to 2 seconds with the following: defaults write com.apple.Mail MarkAsReadDelay 2

Replace the two on the end with any number to change the delay to that many seconds. 

You can also remove the delay with the following defaults write command: defaults write com.apple.Mail MarkAsReadDelay 0

Return to the default setting with the following defaults delete command: defaults delete com.apple.Mail MarkAsReadDelay


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