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 How to take a backup of emails within your email client
Article Outlook 2013:
  • http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/outlook-help/export-or-back-up-messages-calendar-tasks-and-contacts-HA102809683.aspx
Outlook 2010:
  • http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/outlook-help/export-outlook-items-to-an-outlook-data-filepst-HA102534110.aspx
Outlook 2007:
  • http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/outlook-help/export-outlook-items-to-a-personal-folders-filepst-HA102538007.aspx
Apple mail:
 Extracted from: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2980#mail
  • To manually back up Mail messages (emails)
To back up entire mailboxes (where Mail stores messages), such as your Inbox, follow these steps:
1. Quit Mail if it's open.
2. From the Finder's Go menu, choose Home.
3. Open the Library folder.
4. Copy the folder "Mail" to your backup location, such as a different volume or burnable disc.
Important: Do not remove the Mail folder from ~/Library. If you're backing up to the same volume, hold the Option key as you drag the folder to make a copy instead of moving it (a "+"cursor appears).

Copying Mail to a Local Folder
1. Create new folder locally
o To copy e-mails locally you must first create a local folder.
o In the left pane of the Thunderbird window select Local Folders.
o Go to the File menu, click New, and then click Folder.
o Next, Assign the folder a name, and then select Local Folders
o Click on the OK button to create the folder.
2. Move e-mail to new local folder
o Now, select the e-mail messages that you wish to move offline and have saved in your local folder.
o Once selected (highlighted), right-click on the PC or Control+Click on the Mac and select Copy To,
o Then select Local Folder, then select the new folder.


Article Details
Article ID: 282
Created On: 30 Apr 2014 4:09 PM

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