SysTools Yahoo Backup Tool for Mac & Win OS
Proficient Wizard to Backup Yahoo Mail Account Emails into Multiple File Formats

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Yahoo Backup Box





Safe and Reliable Yahoo Email Backup Software to Backup Yahoo Mail Mailbox Emails to Multiple File Formats in Windows OS 11, 10, 8, 7 and Mac OS 10.8 & above versions.

  • Backup Yahoo Emails to PST, PDF, MSG, MBOX, EML Formats on Windows OS
  • Get Yahoo Mail Emails into HTML, TXT, CSV, EMLX, MHT Format on Mac OS
  • Option to Apply Email Filter by Date to Take Selective Backup Yahoo Emails
  • Best Feature to Download All Attachments from Yahoo Mail Account
  • Backup Emails from All Folders of a Single as well as Multiple User Accounts
  • Supports Emails from (all domains),,
  • Take Backup of,,, etc., by Using the Secure Key
  • Offers Yahoo Small Business Email Backup with Various Domain Names
  • Advance Feature to Save Attachments on Disk for PDF writer new feature
  • Users can Sign in and Backup from Various Domains Such as new feature
  • Incremental Backup Facility Available to Backup Yahoo Emails
  • Maintain Folder Structure of the Email Folders During Yahoo Mail Backup
  • Supports Multiple Languages, such as Chinese, Indonesian, French, Spanish, etc. new feature
  • Delete after Download to Remove Emails from Yahoo Mail Account after Taking Backup
  • MS Outlook Installation is Not Necessary to Backup Yahoo Mail Messages
  • Backup Yahoo Emails on Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008

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Best Yahoo Email Backup Software to Backup Yahoo Emails in Various File Formats Locally

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Why Backup Yahoo Emails?

Yahoo Mail Outage

A situation when Yahoo Mail Web service goes down. This may even lead to data loss. So to be on the safe side, backup and copy your emails before they get lost. Also, perform Yahoo backup at regular intervals.

Attachment Download Issue

Copy Yahoo attachments and view them without any problem. Backup all attachments in Yahoo mail along with emails in your premise system via Yahoo Backup Tool.

Yahoo Mail Receive Issues

Deal Yahoo Mail Receive issues by switching Yahoo Mail to Gmail / MS email client and other efficient email clients. Before migration, backup Yahoo Mail emails locally on the premise system and eliminate data loss situations with the Yahoo Backup wizard.

Login Issue

The occurrence of Login Issues makes it nearly impossible for the user to access Yahoo Mail. Thus, to access data and work, backup Yahoo emails locally in the desired format by using Yahoo Backup utility.

What All You Get by Yahoo Mail Backup?

Email Messages Copy Yahoo Mailbox emails from Inbox, Drafts, Spam, Sent, Trash and Other User Defined Folder(s).
E-Mail Attachments Move Yahoo emails along with attachment files.
Email Attributes Maintain email attributes such as To, BCC, CC, Formatting Inline Images, and Signatures.
Email Folder Hierarchy Preserves the folder structure even after the backup process.
Emails Date Range Filter Allows the user to copy Yahoo Mail emails according to a particular date range.
Retention Period of Backup Lifetime
Export Data As

Software copy email data into various Email clients supported file formats, such as:

  • PST: Microsoft (for Windows)
  • EML: Mozilla Thunderbird Apple Mail, Windows Live Mail, Zoho Mail, Dream mail, emClient, SeaMonkey, Zarafa, Ice Wrap, Outlook Express
  • MBOX: Thunderbird, emClient, Entourage, Eudora, Apple Mail, Pocomail, Spicebird, Operamail, Apple Mail, Netscape
  • MSG: MS Office Outlook
  • PDF: Adobe Portable Document Format

Prime Functionalities of Yahoo Backup Wizard
Yahoo Backup Tool to Add Ymail to Backup Yahoo, email client, & Apple Mac Mail

Backup Yahoo Mail on Mac & Windows

Backup Yahoo Emails Locally

With Yahoo Email Backup Tool, you can copy all the messages from each folder of a single user email account. The Ymail Backup utility will backup all the emails from Inbox, Outbox, Sent Items, Drafts, and all the other customized folders. Since Yahoo Mail has acquired and, Yahoo Backup Software supports to backup emails of these Webmail services as well. In addition, there is facility to take the backup of Yahoo Mail from multiple Yahoo email accounts and domains like and

Yahoo Mail to Multiple File Types

Backup Yahoo to Multiple Formats

The Yahoo Backup Tool permits the user to backup Yahoo emails along with attachments. The user can copy Yahoo Mail messages into different file formats in a hassle-free way. One can easily transfer emails from Yahoo to multiple desktop email client applications. Additionally, the software also maintains the attributes associated with the emails even after the backup process.

Backup Yahoo Mail Folders

Delete Yahoo Emails After Backup

This Yahoo Backup Tool is integrated with amazing functionalities. One such functionality is the Delete After Download option. This option offers the user to remove emails from Yahoo mail account once the backup for Yahoo mail folders or items is complete. The user can opt this option to backup Yahoo mail folders and empty the account space after they are successfully saved. This option prevents the mail account from reaching / exceeding the quota allowed to store data.

Selective Yahoo Email Folder Backup

Backup Selective Email Folder

Instead of taking the backup of Yahoo Mail, Windows Live Mail File, email client, or Mac Mail files, you can also select the folder that you want to save. To deal with such a situation, the Yahoo Backup Software (Mac & Windows) renders an option to copy email with attachments from selective Yahoo Mail folder. You can check or uncheck the folders as per your requirement and only the selected folders will be created at the destination having all the emails in them.

Keep Email Format

Keep Yahoo Emails Formatting Intact

While saving Yahoo emails, the Yahoo Email Backup Software keeps the original formatting of the emails unchanged. Also, all the MetaData like To, Cc, Bcc, sender's email, the recipient's email remains intact after the Yahoo backup is complete. In addition, the tool will keep attachments embedded within the email.

Manage Yahoo Email Backup Process

Manage Live Yahoo Backup

While taking Altaba backup or taking data online, the Pause & Resume option plays a significant role. Yahoo Backup Tool allows you to pause the copy process at any point of time and resume it later. This will help to save your time and finish the Yahoo Backup as per your requirement too.

Resume Interrupted Process

Resume Abrupt Backup Process

If the Yahoo email backup process gets interrupted and the application is closed abruptly, the backup history will be maintained by the tool. The user can re-initiate the Yahoo backup process by navigating to the Recent History section (Home). The Yahoo Backup Tool will resume from the position (progress state), where it got interrupted.

Yahoo Mail Accounts Backup

Multiple Yahoo Account Backup new feature

Yahoo Account Backup Software provides the facility to take backup of Yahoo Mail from single or multiple Yahoo user accounts. Only one account will be processed at a time. Users can backup their data from Yahoo personal / Business mail, Rocketmail, and Oddpost mail accounts. It also support for sign-in user with various Yahoo domains like

Backup Yahoo Emails Locally

Incremental Backup Option new feature

Yahoo Email Backup Tool has added a new feature called Incremental Backup Option to provide a better email backup experience. This option allows the user to skip the previously backed up emails from the Yahoo account on the premise system. The incremental backup option enhances the backup experience of Yahoo mail.

Maintain Hierarchy

Maintain Folder Hierarchy  new feature

Yahoo Email Backup Software has the capability to maintain the folder structure of the email folders. The folders preview the same folder list and keep the hierarchy of subfolders intact as in the Yahoo Mail account. The emails within the folders retain the email status even after the Yahoo Mail message is at the local end.

Display Yahoo Mail Backup Progress

Display Real-Time Progress

Once the Yahoo backup process is initiated, you can view the ongoing real-time process to backup Yahoo emails on Windows or Mac OS. It will show you the name of the folder being extracted in real-time, the name of the item being converted and its count, the rate of conversion of item per minute in a graph, and the destination path where the Altaba / Yahoo email account backup is getting saved.

Supports Multi-language

Multiple Language Support

Yahoo Mail Backup Software supports multiple languages. You can select your preferred language during the installation of the application. It is possible to change the language from English (default language) to French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, and Indonesian. Once you select this language preference, you will be able to change it once you restart the program.

Saved Login

Remember Yahoo User Credentials

Yahoo Mail Backup Tool also provides an option to remember your account credentials to avoid filling in similar details again and again. This is an optional feature, so you can use it by checking or unchecking the checkbox while logging in. The logout option is also present within the tool to avoid misuse of the account while you are away. If you are getting an error of “Invalid Credentials”, then Remove Two-Step Verification.

Keep Read/unread Status

Maintain Read/Unread Status

While backing up the emails from Yahoo Mail account, the SysTools Yahoo Mail Email Backup Software will keep the read and unread status of mails unchanged. It means the emails that are unread will remain in unread form and read mail will appear in the read form even after the conversion into one of the various file formats available. You can freely download the demo version of Yahoo Backup Tool for testing purposes for free.

Date Ranged Email Filter

Email Date Filter Option

The user can backup Yahoo Mail Emails according to a particular date range. The user just needs to select particular dates in From and To calendar fields respectively and backup Yahoo emails within the range. With this Date Filter facility, it becomes seamless for the user to move emails according to a specific date range.

Backup Yahoo Mail Emails

Backup Yahoo Email to PST support mail client

The Ymail backup software is efficient enough to create a healthy file that can be accessed on Microsoft supported mail client. The email folders of Altaba / Yahoo can be accessed via all the versions of supported mail client like 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007. A user can view all the folders and attachments of Yahoo as it is in MS supported mail client.

Backup Ymail Emails

Copy Yahoo Mailbox on Portable Drive

With SysTools Yahoo Backup Software, the user can backup Yahoo emails in just a few clicks. The output generated after the backup of Yahoo mail folders can be shared and used howsoever. Even the backed-up Yahoo data can further be copied to a computer, flash / pen drive / external hard drive, shared through email or even printed, if required, without any inconvenience.

Naming Convention

Naming Convention

The Yahoo Email Backup Software provides a naming convention feature for various file formats, allowing users to save their Yahoo emails using distinct names. These naming options are Subject+Date, Subject, From+Subject+Date, Date+Subject, Date+From+Subject, and many others.

Windows Platform Compatibility

Compatible with Windows Version

SysTools Yahoo Email Backup Software is compatible with all the versions of the Windows Operating system such as Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2019, 2016, 2012, and 2008. Additionally, the Yahoo backup utility also supports both 32-bit as well as 64-bit versions of the Windows Operating System. For supported mail client data file backup, MS supported mail client installation is not necessary on the premise system to supported mail client data format.

Yahoo Mail Backup Software Specifications
Free Download Yahoo Backup Tool Demo Version on Windows OS

Software Download

Size : 28.4 MB

Version : 6.0

MD5 :1e2dbd0591583d42d334e4a55b665f44

Trial Limitations

The Demo version of SysTools Yahoo Backup Software takes the backup of emails from Yahoo mail to different file formats within a limit of 100 emails

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB is recommended

Intel® Core 2 Duo CPU E4600 @2.39GHz 2.40GHz processor


  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.6.1 or above
  • If you are using Windows 11 (64 bit), Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".
  • Sufficient Internet Bandwidth is required for smooth Yahoo Backup Process
  • two step verification Read More
  • enable less secure sign in prior to Yahoo backup

Operating System

Windows 11 (64 bit), Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008


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SysTools Yahoo Mail Backup Software – Feature Comparison

Get an Overview of Yahoo Backup Product Features – DEMO and Licensed Version

Features Demo Version License Version
Add Yahoo Mail Account
Yahoo Backup for Single & Multi User Accounts
Choose Preferred Formats to Backup Yahoo Mail
Software Available in Eleven Languages
Take Backup of Yahoo Emails with Attachments
Pause & Resume and Date Filter Option
Maintain Folder Hierarchy
Copy Yahoo Backup in Desired Location
Supports Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008
Incremental Backup Facility Not Available
Backup Yahoo Mail into EML, MSG, PDF, PST, MBOX Format Backup First 100 Emails
Cost FREE Starting at $49
Frequently Asked Questions
Common User Queries regarding Yahoo Backup Tool performance
How Do I Backup Yahoo Mail to My Computer?

Yahoo Mail Backup Tool

Steps to Backup Yahoo Emails to Computer

  • Step 1: Free Download Demo Version of Yahoo Backup Tool
  • Step 2: Select Email Format to Backup Yahoo Mail Emails
  • Step 3: Browse a Location to Take Copy of Yahoo Mail
  • Step 4: Click on Start to Backup Yahoo Emails

I am using Yahoo Mail Email Backup for data transaction with Yahoo mail standard view on. Now I want to copy all Yahoo mails to my computer. Can I backup my Ymail mails with the help of Yahoo Backup tool?

Yes, it is possible with this Yahoo Mail Backup software. The tool supports to keep the copy of the Yahoo account without considering its user interface such as Yahoo standard mail, Yahoo classic mail, Ymail basic mail, etc.

The speed of backing up Yahoo emails entirely depends upon your internet bandwidth.

No, currently the Yahoo backup software supports only single user account backup at a time. To backup batch account kindly email us at [email protected].

Yes, the Yahoo Mail Backup Tool is compatible with all Windows OS including Win OS 11, 10. You can install the tool on any machine having Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 version installed.
Yes, you can simply take backup of at&t mail account and its other accounts (,,,,,,,,,

Yes, it is 100% guaranteed that Yahoo email backup program will not save the credentials anywhere in our database. However, if you enable the Remember Credentials option, then only our tool will save your account details so that you may avoid repetitive logging function. The credentials & data will be limited to your machine only.

Yes, Altaba/ Yahoo backup tool can also copy Ymail rocketmail emails easily, because it is acquired by Yahoo! mail and it provides the option to access these emails from Yahoo Mail itself.

Conversation 1
  • : As Verizon Communications Inc has bought Yahoo, to be on the safer side, I am thinking of burning my 4000 plus Yahoo emails to a DVD.
  • : Yes, it is possible. Before you have started the process of extracting your Yahoo Email, the Yahoo Backup tool provides the option to select the location to save the emails.
  • : How to move Yahoo emails to CD/DVD? Can I do this directly using this utility?
  • : No, you have to select a location to copy the emails to a locally stored file. Later, burn those files from the saved location to CD/ DVD. Directly storing the Yahoo backup to a CD/ DVD has 99% chances of data corruption.
  • : Which file type is suitable to be burnt to a DVD/CD?
  • : With Yahoo Email Backup Software, you can backup Yahoo emails in different file formats. All the file formats in which Yahoo Backup Wizard backup emails are suitable to be burnt to a DVD/CD.
  • : But how would I later access these files in a readable form? Do I need to install any platform?
  • : You can access the output file in MS email client & other email clients according to the file type chosen. Otherwise, you could view these files through our free tools PST Viewer, MBOX Viewer, EML Viewer & MSG Viewer respectively.
  • : OK, Thanks.
Conversation 2
  • : I have a Yahoo account as [email protected]. Will the copy procedure differ in any way?
  • : This is a regional account & your yahoo emails are saved on the regional server. The Yahoo backup procedure may not differ by any means.
  • : So is moving mail to Outlook data file possible in this case?
  • : Yes, Currently Yahoo backup support for sign in user with various yahoo domain like, account to copy and backup Yahoo emails.
Conversation 3
  • : Is it possible to backup Yahoo Contacts too? These vCards & CSV contacts drive me crazy. All I want is to copy Yahoo contacts' names, email addresses & if possible, phone numbers too.
  • : No, the Yahoo Mail Backup Software can only backup Yahoo emails to local drive. It doesn't backup Contacts and Calendars.
Conversation 4
  • : What if I want to delete the emails from my Yahoo account after backup? I need to erase all the emails on my Yahoo Mail after making a local copy of the same on my PC.
  • : The Yahoo backup software provides option "Delete after Download".
  • : How to prevent the deletion of those emails on PC?
  • : You won't have to. The Yahoo Backup tool will not erase data from your backup. The mails get deleted side by side from the Yahoo server while your local copy remains intact on the machine with the archived emails.
Conversation 5
  • : I am a company's administrator and recently I applied individual filters for saving emails by their name using Yahoo backup tool. All I want is to backup those individual folders also.
  • : Yes, of course, you can backup your customized folder with the help of Yahoo Mail Backup Tool. The product includes all mail folders available on the account automatically.
Conversation 6
  • : Whenever I receive an email of my personal interest (say about my online transactions) or online order from Flipkart, I always keep the "Print" version of the email & later save it to a location of my choice on the computer as well. In that way, I store the "text" version of my email from Yahoo mail.
  • : If you perform the same task on a regular basis, then it is ok and less painful. But it would be more stressful if you have multiple emails to be saved. The best alternative you can take is to backup all your Yahoo mails using the application to make the messages accessible on your machine, whenever required. Specifically, you should copy email in order to get all the advanced facilities like Print, Message Forwarding & so on.
Conversation 7
  • : I have a few emails in my Yahoo account that needs to be printed after backup. However, I don't have the printing facility at home. Can I copy these emails on my USB device to carry them at my workplace for printing?
  • : Yes, you can absolutely copy the output file to a pen drive that is generated via backup. The file can be copied to any location or external/flash drive, sent to anyone via email, as well as printed
  • : Can I directly store Yahoo emails to USB device?
  • : Yes, you can directly move your Yahoo Mails to a USB, flash drive, or any other external hard disk. You just need to connect your pen drive or external drive to the same machine. The Yahoo backup software will also show your drive into it and select the drive location for saving the Yahoo backup file.
Conversation 8
  • : Why is that every time I log into my account an error states 'Invalid Credentials'?
  • : If the provided credentials are correct then probably you are receiving the error because of 2 step verification enabled on your account. Make sure that you disable the 2-step verification option, and then try logging in. To know how to disable the feature visit:
  • : Can I directly save the backup onto a USB device?
  • : Yes, you can. While selecting the saving location for the backup file in Yahoo backup wizard, you can connect your pen drive to the same machine and select the drive location for saving the backup.
Conversation 9
  • : I want to backup a large number of emails from my Yahoo account to my computer. What kind of filter options does this utility offer?
  • : Our Ymail Backup tool offers the date filter option to perform Yahoo backup for emails of specific date.
  • : Is there a way to filter for a keyword?
  • : No, Yahoo backup software has no such keyword filtering option yet.
  • : If I filter for a keyword within Yahoo and move all the emails into a new folder, then I can copy that folder. Once extracted, how does this file look on my computer? Can I search within the download for keywords?
  • : Yes, you can follow that approach. To apply keyword filtering read the article Filter Email from Desktop Yahoo Emails
  • : I haven't used Outlook before. Is the process on Outlook similar to searching through emails on Yahoo?
  • : Yes.
Conversation 10
  • : From the multiple file formats, which format should I choose to backup my Yahoo Mails?
  • : You should backup emails in Outlook-supported file format as it is accessible with MS email client. It is the most suitable email client owing to its easy-to-use client platform.
  • : Will I be able to backup in the cloud? If yes, then which cloud service?
  • : No, the Yahoo mail backup software does not backup emails directly onto the cloud. However, you can use our cloud service, EndPoint Vault, if you wish to do so. The service offers storage on Amazon cloud.
    Note: If you would like to restore your Yahoo email from permanent deletion, then you must perform Yahoo backup at regular intervals.
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