If you Airmail app is running slow, there are following methods to speed it up; either through account specific settings (only applicable to a specific email account), or universal settings (applies to app in general).

Universal App Settings

1. Open the Airmail app

2. Open Airmail Preferences (⌘,)

3. Go to the Advanced Tab

4. Advanced Graphics Option: 

  • Deselect "Animations and Transparency" to disable Advanced Graphics. This will only take effect once you restart the app

Account Specific Settings

These settings only applies to a specific account. If you have multiple accounts, these changes have to be made per account.

1. Open Airmail Preferences (⌘,)

2. Select the settings icon of the account you want to edit.

3. Under the More Tab

  • Folders Refresh: Set this to a longer timing
  • Download: Deselect "Attachments" (This will stop the automatic download of attachments)
  • Reset Account: Click on Clean Message Cache. This will reset and re-initialise the account.

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