Relinking Mail Folder

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Windows Expat, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Windows Expat macrumors member

    Windows Expat

    Jun 11, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    I keep my Mail folder on a secondary drive. I just reformatted my main (boot) drive and I'm trying to figure out how to relink Mail to that secondary drive folder rather than re-download many, many GB of emails from the server. Appreciate any help!
  2. KALLT macrumors 601

    Sep 23, 2008
    I suppose that you made a symbolic link, like this:
    link -s ~/Library/Mail /Volumes/<volume>/Mail
    You have to close Mail before you do this.

    I do not know whether this will work.

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