Import a backup into Apple Mail

If you have made a backup (export) of your mailbox, you can easily import it into Apple Mail.

Follow these steps in Apple Mail:

  1. Via the navigation bar at the top you go to “Archive” > Import mailboxes … “
  2. Select the type of your backup and click “Continue”.
  3. Select the file with your backup and click on “Select”.
  4. After the import is complete, click on “Done” to complete.
  5. You can find your imported mails in the “Import” folder (see image).
Updated on 11 March 2020

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