Backing up mailboxes in mail

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by CubaTBird, Aug 5, 2004.

  1. CubaTBird macrumors 68020

    Apr 18, 2004
    how do i backup my mail boxes in apple mail? nd once their backed up, how would i reimport them later?
  2. telecomm macrumors 65816


    Nov 30, 2003
    Go to mail help and search for backup, there's a mail help page that tells you which files to backup.

    Fortunately I haven't had to reimport any of my backups, but I'd imagine it's just a matter of overwriting the relevant files. I wonder, though, whether this would overwrite any of the messages you'd received after the last backup? That might be a concern.

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