Back up your mailbox in Apple Mail

Export the data from your mailbox from Apple Mail to make a backup.

With a backup you can afterwards also  import mails and calendars  on another computer.

Follow these steps in Apple Mail: 

  1. Go via the navigation bar at the top to “Mailbox”> “Export mailbox …”.
  2. Choose a location to save the files and click “Choose”
  3. The export file is created. Save it.

Import a backup into Apple Mail

Updated on 11 March 2020

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