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Backing Up Email

How to export email from Mac Mail

  1. You first need to open Mail on your Mac by clicking on the icon in your dock or navigating to Applications > Mail.
  2. Select the mail folders you would like to export in the left hand column. (Hold down ‘Shift’ to select multiple folders).
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  4. Right click while hovering over one of your selected folders and choose ‘Export Mailbox…’
  5. Navigate to where you would like your exported folders to reside on your computer in the next window that appears and click ‘Choose’.
  6. You will now have the mail folders exported in .mbox format on your computer.
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Backing up your emails, calendar, tasks, and contacts in Outlook 2013

  1. Within Outlook top left, click File, Open & Export, Import/Export.
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  3. You will now be presented with a new window. Ensure that Export to file is selected and click next.
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  5. Select Outlook Data File (.pst) click next.
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  7. Choose the folders to backup. To choose all the files, select Outlook Data File. Click Next
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  9. Choose the destination folder on your local machine to save the .pst file to, click Finish.
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  11. You will now be presented with optional password protection. I strongly recommend using one to secure the exported file. Please use our secure password generator.
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  13. Once you’ve entered your passwords, click ok. Now you will be asked to enter your password once again to complete the export.
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  15. That’s it, all done. You’ve now completed a complete backup of your Outlook 2013 mail client.
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Last modified: 15/01/2018