How to Backup IMAP Emails to PST, PDF, MBOX, HTML, EML, TXT, EMLX & MSG, CSV & MHT


Using SysTools IMAP Backup Software for Mac

Application Pre-Requisites

  • Enable "Less Secure Apps and IMAP" before IMAP Backup Process - Read More
STEP 1

Click on Finder » Applications » SysTools Mac IMAP Backup Software.

ldif file

Once the software is launched, then, choose the IMAP Host domain.

add-files

STEP 2

If your IMAP host domain is not listed. Then you can choose Other and enter the IMAP details manually.

viewing modes

STEP 3

Provide the selected Account's Credentials like: Email & Password. The software fills IMAP Server & Port No. automatically.

Select the Login button to load your account details in the software

viewing modes

The main screen will appear right next on your screen.

viewing modes



STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in PST Format

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

select PST
STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

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You can specify the following filters and click on Save.

  • Split Option: This filter can be used to split the PST file into desirable smaller parts.
  • Date filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
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STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.


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STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.


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STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

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STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

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STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

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STEP 11

You can view the resultant PST file at the destination location, as shown below

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STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in PDF Format

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

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STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

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You can specify the following filters and click on Save.

General Settings

  • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
  • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
  • You can also check the Include Internet Message Header checkbox.
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Page Layout

  • Margin: The software provides advance option to apply page margin. Which can be applied in range of Minimum 2.0 mm and Maximum 10.0 mm
  • Page Layout: Use this option to use Paper Orientation and Page Size
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Bates Number

  • Bates Number Format: You can apply page number and other formatting like, Start Number, Increment By, and Position.
  • Date Stamp: You can also apply date stamp and choose preferred position.
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STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

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STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

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STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

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STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

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STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

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STEP 11

You can view the resultant PDF file at the destination location, as shown below

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STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in MBOX Format

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

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STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

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  • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
ldif-browse
STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

ldif-location
STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

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STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

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STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

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STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

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STEP 11

You can view the resultant MBOX file at the destination location, as shown below

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STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in MHT Format

Select the radio button corresponding to "MHT" labelled text.

ldif-to-csv
STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

ldif-browse
  • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
  • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
ldif-browse
STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

ldif-location
STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

msg-to-mbox
STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

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STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

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STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

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STEP 11

You can view the resultant MHT file at the destination location, as shown below

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STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in CSV Format

Select the radio button corresponding to "CSV" labelled text.

ldif-to-csv
STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

ldif-browse

Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.

ldif-browse
STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

ldif-location
STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

msg-to-mbox
STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

export-msg-to-mbox
STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

msg-to-mbox
STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

msg-to-mbox
STEP 11

You can view the resultant CSV file at the destination location, as shown below

msg-to-mbox
STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in HTML Format

Select the radio button corresponding to "HTML" labelled text.

export-pdf
STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

filter-options

You can specify the following filters and click on Save.


  • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
  • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
  • filter-options

STEP 6

Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

location-pdf
STEP 7

Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

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STEP 8

Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

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STEP 9

Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

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STEP 10

Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

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STEP 11

You can view the resultant HTML file at the destination location, as shown below

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STEP 4

Backup IMAP Emails in EML Format

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

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STEP 5

Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

filter-options

You can specify the following filters and click on Save.


  • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
  • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
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STEP 6

  • Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.
  • location-pdf
    STEP 7

    Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

    location-pdf
    STEP 8

    Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

    export-pdf


    STEP 9

    Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

    output-pdf-contacts
    STEP 10

    Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 11

    You can view the resultant EML file at the destination location, as shown below

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 4

    Backup IMAP Emails in TXT Format

    Select the radio button corresponding to "TXT" labelled text.

    export-pdf
    STEP 5

    Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

    filter-options

    You can specify the following filters and click on Save.


    • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
    • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
    filter-options

    STEP 6

    Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

    location-pdf
    STEP 7

    Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

    location-pdf
    STEP 8

    Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

    export-pdf


    STEP 9

    Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

    output-pdf-contacts
    STEP 10

    Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 11

    You can view the resultant TXT file at the destination location, as shown below

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 4

    Backup IMAP Emails in EMLX Format

    Select the radio button corresponding to "EMLX" labelled text.

    export-pdf
    STEP 5

    Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

    filter-options

    You can specify the following filters and click on Save.


    • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
    • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
    filter-options

    STEP 6

    Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

    location-pdf
    STEP 7

    Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

    location-pdf
    STEP 8

    Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

    export-pdf


    STEP 9

    Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

    output-pdf-contacts
    STEP 10

    Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 11

    You can view the resultant EMLX file at the destination location, as shown below

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 4

    Backup IMAP Emails in MSG Format

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

    export-pdf
    STEP 5

    Afterwards, click on the checkbox besides "Advance Settings"

    filter-options

    You can specify the following filters and click on Save.


    • Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.
    • Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final msg files as per the date filter.
    filter-options

    STEP 6

    Delete After Download: To delete emails from the server once the process is completed successfully.

    location-pdf
    STEP 7

    Incremental Backup: If you have backed up your account earlier, then incremental backup option window will pop-up. Depending on your choice, you can select Yes or No option.

    location-pdf
    STEP 8

    Click on the "Change" button to browse the final destination of your resultant files. You can also create a New Folder by clicking on it.

    export-pdf


    STEP 9

    Lastly, click on the "Start Backup" button

    output-pdf-contacts
    STEP 10

    Exporting Process Completed Successfully message will then prompt on your screen.

    export-msg-to-pdf

    STEP 11

    You can view the resultant MSG file at the destination location, as shown below

    export-msg-to-pdf

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