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skinnylegs

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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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dakwar

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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!

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).
 
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skinnylegs

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Thanks for the reply!

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