A lot of users these days can be found trying to find ways to safely and easily backup and restore mac emails. Traditional methods do exist but they are not a sure shot way to get the results that professional users might need. Here we are going to find the best way to restore mac emails.
Mac mail is one of the most widely used email services across the world. It has been one of earliest ways to manage emails for mac email. This is why it has one of the largest user bases in the world. You might be thinking that you need a lot of skill and experience to restore mac email. You are not completely right and not completely wrong either. What users forget is, you need to backup your emails first in order to restore them. In order words, you need to have an mac mail backup in order to restore it.
The process to restore mac email account begins with a backup. You need to have a backup of your apple mail email app in order to restore it back to the live application. With Mail backup X, you can easily create a mac mail backup in few clicks by following simple instructions. Once you have created the backup, it is then easy to restore the mac mail backup.
You just have to download and install Mail backup X application.
Launch the tool by clicking on it. The first thing to do is to setup a new backup profile. Click on this option to setup a new backup profile. This can also be accessed through “My backup profiles”
You can also click on “Setup a new backup now” under the tasks section if you have set up backups previously.
Now you are at a new window where you are shown different email services to choose from. Here we are going to select Apple mail.
To remember: Users who have not allowed full disk access to the tool while installing it might face an error in this step. You will see the error “Disk access denied”. However, if you have allowed disk access in the beginning, you will not see this error.
Fortunately, this error can be easily fixed. Quit the application. Open your system preferences in macOS X. Next, go to security and privacy. Under this, you have to locate “Full disk access”. Make sure to add “Mail backup X” to the list of apps which have full disk access. Once you have added it to the list, this error will not persist.
Now, we will continue according to the set process and arrive at the next step.
In this step, you are shown the complete folder structure of your mac email mailboxes. You can select the email folders that you want to backup. The folders that you don’t want to select must remain unchecked. You will also get the option to preserve the folder hierarchy. Follow the recommended settings to get the perfect results that you wish to have.
Click on continue.
In the next window, you will get the chance to customize the backup according to your personal preference.
You can also select the location of the backup. You can choose to store the backup in your hard drive, on your computer or directly to a cloud service. Currently, you can store your backups to Google Drive, DropBox and OneDrive.
Once you have clicked on save, the backup process will begin and you can check its progress on the dashboard under the activities section.
Now we will restore mac mail email backup to mac mails account. Just go to “My backup profiles” and click on the “export data” for the email profile that you want to restore. The export data option is on the bottom right of the window.
You will then arrive at the next window where you will find the options to either export your emails to different formats like Apple mail archive, Thunderbird, Outlook PST, MBOX etc file formats or to restore emails. Click on Export to Disk. We will choose Apple mail and export to Apple mail archive.
This apple mail archive will be saved to your desired location on your computer.
Step 1: Open your apple mail application>> application menu>> File
Step 2: Select “Import Mailboxes”
Step 3: Select “Apple mail” and continue.
Step 4: Choose the folder where you have your mac mail backup stored. You have to browse to the folder where the backup is located and then click on choose without going deeper into the folder.
Step 5: After scanning the folder for your mail backup, you will see all the folders within your backup. Select the folders you want and click on continue. These folders will now get imported to your mac mail email application.
To locate this restored data, just look under “On my mac”
This was the manual process to restore mac mail addresses. This process can be slow and is unsuitable for large mailboxes. Thus, it is recommended to use Mail backup X to backup and restore mac emails.
You can set up your apple mail backups in such a way that your emails get backed up automatically in regular intervals without asking you to do anything complex. This is best for users with a large influx of emails.
This is a great feature of Mail backup X which allows all users to save up to 3X space in their hard drive or cloud service while storing the email backup. Many times, users are reluctant to backup mac mail emails due to lack of space. This is not the case if you choose Mail backup X.
Using Mail backup X to backup and restore mac mail emails or any other emails is extremely easy. The process is self-explanatory and you don’t have to seek any guidance to do what you want. Even first-time users are able to restore mac mail backup without any issues.
You can use the smart backup and resume feature to ensure that you get uninterrupted backups even if you have poor network connectivity. The tool automatically pauses the process when network connectivity is low and resumes it when the connection is re established.
Get the free trial of this tool to find out more
Mail backup X is available in a free trial which can be downloaded by anyone. You should test the free trial to see if it works for you. All the features are unlocked and the tool works for a limited period of time. It is truly useful to understand the worth of this mac email restore tool.
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