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How can I archive my emails for safekeeping or transfer?

If you want to archive less than 100 messages at a time

(This method is best for archiving fewer than 100 messages at a time.)

In Webmail, go to Options > Archive Settings. Under 'format emails as:' choose EML Messages, and save it.

Then, go to your inbox, or to the folder that contains the emails you want to archive. Select the emails you want to save, and click the drop down box on the right above the email list marked 'With selected…'. Choose 'archive', and save wherever you want to on your computer.

 

If you want to archive more than 100 messages at a time*

(This method is best if you want to archive more than 100 messages at a time, and is generally recommend as a much more convenient way of downloading emails to your computer.)

Set up a mail client (such as Outlook, Thunderbird, or Mac Mail) to connect with your account via IMAP. If you are not sure how to do this, this article will help you.

Once you have your email account set up, just drag and drop the chosen messages to a 'local folders' file on your computer. At this point you will want to make sure your computer is backed up, as those files will no longer be on our servers.

 

*Only available to members with a package allowing remote access.