How to repair Apple mail inbox empty suddenly..all empty

click on finder

click on options

keep click on go

select Library

close apple mail

remove the Envelope Indes

open apple mail

it would rebuild the sql mailbox


After further restarts and permissions repairs, all of the user's "On My Mac" folders were showing up with blank emails. Every single email appeared to be missing.


• Quit out of Apple Mail

• Delete ~/Library/Mail/Envelope Index

• Launch

• It will prompt you to import all your mail, let it

This fixed the corruption in the SQL database. All mail that exists in the ~/Library/Mail folder was re-imported successfully. The "On My Mac" folders are now populated with working email. Mail appears to be stable and we're able to move messages around in different folders and have them work. There are not any messages that show up as blank.