Backup and restore Mails

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by kinetos, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. kinetos macrumors member

    Oct 1, 2015
    Hello, I've installed El Capitan on my Mac Pro 2,1 :) All is allright excepted Mail...
    I've tried to backup folder and Mail folder from Yosemite and nothing... When Mail is open, he ask me to create a new account... Have you some idea to help me? :)
  2. dianeoforegon macrumors 6502a


    Apr 26, 2011
    With Mail quilt...
    Delete the folder in Containers. This does not contain your messages.

    Go to System Preferences > Internet Accounts and uncheck Mail in each account.
    Open Mail > Select to add accounts.

    Mail data is now in the V3 folder in your Mail folder.

    User's Library/Mail/V3

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