Mail and "On My Mac" items.

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by skinnylegs, May 20, 2013.

  1. skinnylegs macrumors 65816

    skinnylegs

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    #1
    You will note from the attached picture that there is a sidebar item titled "On My Mac." I'm *assuming* that I can safely delete email accounts (like iCloud) and these items will remain intact?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. dakwar macrumors 6502

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    I think so.

    I have "On My Mac" on the side too. As far as I know its function is to remove emails from your POP/IMAP email accounts' servers and to instead store them locally on your mac so that your email accounts' servers don't hit their storage limits. In the past I have deleted email accounts and the item inside "On My Mac" have not changed. That being said, it is always a good idea to have an updated backup of your system (e.s. using Time Machine).
     
  3. skinnylegs thread starter macrumors 65816

    skinnylegs

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    #3
    Thanks for the reply!

    I deleted the iCloud account and indeed - the "On My Mac" stuff remained intact.
     

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