Know How SysTools AOL Backup for Windows Works

Steps for Backing Up the AOL User Emails

Application Pre-Requisites

AOL Backup for Windows

STEP 1

Go to the Start menu, click on All Programs » SysTools AOL Backup.

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STEP 2

Once the software is launched, provide credentials of the AOL Mail Account. Then, click on "Login" Button.

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STEP 3

On the next "Options" menu, select the file format in which the backup would be created. Following options are available as:

  • Export as EML
  • Export as PST
  • Export as MSG
  • Export as MBOX
  • Export as PDF

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STEP 4

Select the radio button corresponding to "EML" labeled text.

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STEP 5

Click on the "Browse" button and browse the destination location to save the resultant export file.

Then, navigate and select the location and click on "OK" button.

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STEP 6

Now, the selected destibation location will be displayed in the box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 7

Click on "Delete After Download" button to remove the downloaded emails from the account server, after the completion of backup process.
A window will pop-up asking "Are you sure you want to delete the mails from server after download?"

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Click "Yes" to perform the local AOL emails archive process. After allowing, the option will be highlighted as shown below.

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Choose "Incremental Backup" to backup AOL data , which are not downloaded in previous processes.

NOTE- For Incremental backup, make sure the backup machine should be same.

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STEP 8

Apply customized filters on the process by clicking on the "Apply Filter" button.

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Provide the required custom filters as per which the backup for the AOL account wants to be created -

  • Select Folders: Include the folders that required to be included for the backup creation.
  • E-mail Filter: It includes the Date Filter including the "From" and "To" constraints. It helps to define the Start and End date respectively.

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STEP 9

Now, click on the "Start" Button.

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STEP 10

The software will start the process. During the backup prcess, display the real-time process report.

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STEP 11

The process will be completed as shown below:

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STEP 12

Now, user can click on the destination location to view the downoaded AOL Mail file.

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STEP 4

Select the radio button corresponding to "PST" labeled text.

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STEP 5

Click on the "Browse" button and browse the destination location to save the resultant export file.

Then, navigate and select the location and click on "OK" button.

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STEP 6

Now, the selected destibation location will be displayed in the box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 7

Click on Delete After Download button to remove the downloaded emails from the account server, after the completion of backup process.
A window will pop-up asking "Are you sure you want to delete the mails from server after download?"

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Click "Yes" to perform the local AOL emails archive process. After allowing, the option will be highlighted as shown below.

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Choose "Incremental Backup" to backup AOL data , which are not downloaded in previous processes.

NOTE- For Incremental backup, make sure the backup machine should be same.

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STEP 8

Apply customized filters on the process by clicking on the "Apply filters" button.

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Provide the required custom filters as per which the backup for the AOL account wants to be created -

  • Select Folders: Include the folders that required to be included for the backup creation.
  • E-mail Filter: It includes the Date Filter including the "From" and "To" constraints. It helps to define the Start and End date respectively.

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STEP 9

Now, click on the "Start" Button.

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STEP 10

The software will start the process. During the backup prcess, display the real-time process report.

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STEP 11

The process will be completed as shown below:

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STEP 12

Now, user can click on the destination location to view the downoaded AOL Mail file.

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STEP 4

Select the radio button corresponding to "MSG" labeled text.

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STEP 5

Click on the "Browse" button and browse the destination location to save the resultant export file.

Then, navigate and select the location and click on "OK" button.

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STEP 6

Now, the selected destibation location will be displayed in the box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 7

Click on "Delete After Download" button to remove the downloaded emails from the account server, after the completion of backup process.
A window will pop-up asking "Are you sure you want to delete the mails from server after download?"

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Click "Yes" to perform the local AOL emails archive process. After allowing, the option will be highlighted as shown below.

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Choose "Incremental Backup" to backup AOL data , which are not downloaded in previous processes.

NOTE- For Incremental backup, make sure the backup machine should be same.

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STEP 8

Apply customized filters on the process by clicking on the "Apply Filter" button.

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Provide the required custom filters as per which the backup for the AOL account wants to be created -

  • Select Folders: Include the folders that required to be included for the backup creation.
  • E-mail Filter: It includes the Date Filter including the "From" and "To" constraints. It helps to define the Start and End date respectively.

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STEP 9

Now, click on the "Start" Button.

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STEP 10

The software will start the process. During the backup prcess, display the real-time process report.

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STEP 11

The process will be completed as shown below:

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STEP 12

Now, user can click on the destination location to view the downoaded AOL Mail file.

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STEP 4

Select the radio button corresponding to "MBOX" labeled text.

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STEP 5

Click on the "Browse" button and browse the destination location to save the resultant export file.

Then, navigate and select the location and click on "OK" button.

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STEP 6

Now, the selected destibation location will be displayed in the box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 7

Click on "Delete After Download" button to remove the downloaded emails from the account server, after the completion of backup process.
A window will pop-up asking "Are you sure you want to delete the mails from server after download?"

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Click "Yes" to perform the local AOL emails archive process. After allowing, the option will be highlighted as shown below.

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Choose "Incremental Backup" to backup AOL data , which are not downloaded in previous processes.

NOTE- For Incremental backup, make sure the backup machine should be same.

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STEP 8

Apply customized filters on the process by clicking on the "Apply Filter" button.

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Provide the required custom filters as per which the backup for the AOL account wants to be created -

  • Select Folders: Include the folders that required to be included for the backup creation.
  • E-mail Filter: It includes the Date Filter including the "From" and "To" constraints. It helps to define the Start and End date respectively.

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STEP 9

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Now, click on the "Start" Button.

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STEP 10

The software will start the process. During the backup prcess, display the real-time process report.

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STEP 11

The process will be completed as shown below:

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STEP 12

Now, user can click on the destination location to view the downoaded AOL Mail file.

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STEP 4

Select the radio button corresponding to "PDF" labeled text.

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STEP 5

Click on the "Browse" button and browse the destination location to save the resultant export file.

Then, navigate and select the location and click on "OK" button.

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STEP 6

Now, the selected destibation location will be displayed in the box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

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STEP 7

Click on "Delete After Download" button to remove the downloaded emails from the account server, after the completion of backup process.
A window will pop-up asking "Are you sure you want to delete the mails from server after download?"

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Click "Yes" to perform the local AOL emails archive process. After allowing, the option will be highlighted as shown below.

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Choose "Incremental Backup" to backup AOL data , which are not downloaded in previous processes.

NOTE- For Incremental backup, make sure the backup machine should be same.

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STEP 8

Apply customized filters on the process by clicking on the "Apply Filter" button.

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Provide the required custom filters as per which the backup for the AOL account wants to be created -

  • Select Folders: Include the folders that required to be included for the backup creation.
  • E-mail Filter: It includes the Date Filter including the "From" and "To" constraints. It helps to define the Start and End date respectively.

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STEP 9

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Now, click on the "Start" Button.

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STEP 10

The software will start the process. During the backup prcess, display the real-time process report.

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STEP 11

The process will be completed as shown below:

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STEP 12

Now, user can click on the destination location to view the downoaded AOL Mail file.

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