Know How Mac Yahoo Backup Works

Step by Step procedure to operate on SysTools Yahoo Backup Software

Application Pre-Requisites

  • Internet Connectivity is Required for Smooth Backup Of Yahoo Mailbox Account on Mac
  • Turn off "Two Step Authentication". Read More
  • Turn on "Allow Apps that use less secure sign in".Read More

Additional Requirement

  • Java development kit 1.8.0_101

Yahoo Backup For Mac User

STEP 1

Click on Finder » Applications » SysTools Mac Yahoo Backup v3.0.

Mac Yahoo Backup


STEP 2

Once the software is launched, Provide the Yahoo Mail Account credentials to Login as shown below:

login with Yahoo Mail account Credentials
STEP 3

Click on "Login" Button.

Click On Login Button
STEP 4

On the next menu select the file format in which the backup would be created. The Following options are available:

File Format
STEP 5

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

CheckBox beside "Apply Advance Setting" & Click on "Setting" button to apply customized filters

backup Yahoo Mail to PST
STEP 6

Next Advance Setting Window will Open. Apply Filters as per your need.

  • Select Date Filter: This includes the date filter including the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Apply Delete After Download: To delete selected Mailbox from Yahoo Mail Server Once Downloaded Successfully.
  • Select Folder: To Apply Folder Filter
    • Include Folder: This option is to backup only the selected Mailbox (one or more then one mailbox can be added).
    • Exclude Sent / Delete Items: In case don't want to backup deleted / sent items, one can exclude using this option.

Click "OK" button. To apply filter.

PST2
STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the final destination for the backup process. By Default, software choose "/Users/Mac/Desktop" Path.

PST3
STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" button.

PST4
STEP 9

Click on the "Start Backup" button.

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The software will now start the process.

PST6

Incremental Backup:” If Yahoo Mail backup is previously taken, Incremental backup Window pop up. You can select 'Yes' or 'No' depending on your requirement. For example, here NO option is selected.

PST2.1
STEP 10

The process will be completed as shown below:

PST7

Click on the "View Report" button.

PST8

Generated report contains Source Account, Folder Path, Mail, Fail Count, Status

PST9
STEP 11

You can view final Backup PST file at the destination location, As shown below:

PST10
STEP 12

To Open PST files Mac OS, Run MS Outlook on Mac.

PST12
STEP 13

Navigate to File tab and click on Import option.

PST13
STEP 14

Here, select Outlook for Windows Data File(.pst) option and click on Continue.

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STEP 15

Search the PST file which you want to import and click Import button.

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STEP 16

When the import process completes, click Done.

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STEP 17

In the left pane, the mailbox with the name of PST file will be shown as follows:

PST17
STEP 5

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

CheckBox beside "Apply Advance Setting" & Click on "Setting" button to apply customized filters

MBOX1
STEP 6

Next Advance Setting Window will Open. Apply Filters as per your need.

  • Select Date Filter: This includes the date filter including the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Apply Delete After Download: To delete selected Mailbox from Yahoo Mail Server Once Downloaded Successfully.
  • Select Folder: To Apply Folder Filter
    • Include Folder: This option is to backup only the selected Mailbox (one or more then one mailbox can be added).
    • Exclude Sent / Delete Items: In case don't want to backup deleted / sent items one can exclude using this option.

Click "OK" button. To apply filter.

Mbox2
STEP 7

Click on the "Browse" button to browse the final destination to save backup. By Default, software choose "/Users/Mac/Desktop" Path.

Mbox3
STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" button.

MBOX4
STEP 9

Now, the selected file will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

Click on the "Start Backup" button.

MBOX5
STEP 10

The software will now start the process.

Mbox6

Incremental Backup:” If Yahoo Mail backup is previously taken, Incremental backup Window pop up. You can select 'Yes' or 'No' depending on your requirement. For example, here NO option is selected.

Mbox6
STEP 11

Once backup process completes below window popup. Click "Ok" button.

MBOX7
STEP 12

Click on View Report button to view full export report.

MBOX8

Generated report contains Source Account, Folder Path, Mail, Fail Count, Status

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STEP 13

Open Apple mail program on your Mac Machine. Next Go to File menu and choose Import Mailboxes option

MBOX13
STEP 14

An Import wizard will appear in which you have to select Files in MBOX format option and click on Continue button

MBOX14
STEP 15

Move towards the location where the source MBOX file is stored, select it, and then click on Choose button

MBOX15
STEP 16

Import window pop-up with a message that will indicate the path, where imported mailbox file is placed with its respective name. Click on Done to proceed

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STEP 17

Finally, you will be able to view all the emails of MBOX file that is imported by you in Apple Mail

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STEP 5

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

CheckBox beside "Apply Advance Setting" & Click on "Setting" button to apply customized filters

MSG1
STEP 6

Next Advance Setting Window will Open. Apply Filters as per your need.

  • Select Date Filter: This includes the date filter including the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Apply Delete After Download: To delete selected Mailbox from Yahoo Mail Server Once Downloaded Successfully.
  • Select Folder: To Apply Folder Filter
    • Include Folder: This option is to backup only the selected Mailbox (one or more then one mailbox can be added).
    • Exclude Sent / Delete Items: In case don't want to backup deleted / sent items one can exclude using this option.

Click "OK" button. To apply filter.

MSG1.1
STEP 7

Apply Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.

Next Click on the "Browse" button to browse the final destination for the backup process. By Default, software choose "/Users/Mac/Desktop" Path.

MSG2
STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" button.

MSG3
STEP 9


Now, the selected file will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

Click on the "Start Backup" button.

MSG4
STEP 10

The software will now start the process.

MSG5

Incremental Backup:” If Yahoo Mail backup is previously taken, Incremental backup Window pop up. You can select 'Yes' or 'No' depending on your requirement. For example, here NO option is selected.

MSG5.1
STEP 11

Once backup process completes below window popup. Click "Ok" button.

MSG6

Click on the "View Report" button.

MSG7
STEP 12

Generated report contains Source Account, Folder Path, Mail, Fail Count, Status

MSG8
STEP 13

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

MSG9
STEP 5

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

CheckBox beside "Apply Advance Setting" & Click on "Setting" button to apply customized filters

EML1
STEP 6

Next Advance Setting Window will Open. Apply Filters as per your need.

  • Select Date Filter: This includes the date filter including the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Apply Delete After Download: To delete selected Mailbox from Yahoo Mail Server Once Downloaded Successfully.
  • Select Folder: To Apply Folder Filter
    • Include Folder: This option is to backup only the selected Mailbox (one or more then one mailbox can be added).
    • Exclude Sent / Delete Items: In case don't want to backup deleted / sent items one can exclude using this option.

Click "OK" button. To apply filter.

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STEP 7

Apply Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.

Next Click on the "Browse" button to browse the final destination for the backup process. By Default, software choose "/Users/Mac/Desktop" Path.

EML2
STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" button.

EML3
STEP 9

Now, the selected file will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

Click on the "Start Backup" button.

EML4
STEP 10

The software will now start the process.

EML5

Incremental Backup:” If Yahoo Mail backup is previously taken, Incremental backup Window pop up. You can select 'Yes' or 'No' depending on your requirement. For example, here NO option is selected.

EML5.1
STEP 11

Once backup process completes below window popup. Click "Ok" button.

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Click on the "View Report" button.

EML7
STEP 12

Generated report contains Source Account, Folder Path, Mail, Fail Count, Status

EML8
STEP 13

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

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STEP 14

Open Apple mail program on your Mac Machine. Next Go to File menu and choose Import Mailboxes option

EML10
STEP 15

An Import wizard will appear in which you have to select 'Apple Mail' option and click on Continue button

EML11
STEP 16

Move towards the location where the source EML files are stored, select files you want to import, and then click on Choose button

EML12
STEP 17

Import window pop-up. Shows Items to import with respective names. Click on Continue to proceed.

EML13
STEP 18

Finally, you will be able to view all the emails that is imported by you in Apple Mail

EML14
STEP 5

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

CheckBox beside "Apply Advance Setting" & Click on "Setting" button to apply customized filters

EMLX1
STEP 6

Next Advance Setting Window will Open. Apply Filters as per your need.

  • Select Date Filter: This includes the date filter including the from and to constraints to define the start and end date respectively.
  • Apply Delete After Download: To delete selected Mailbox from Yahoo Mail Server Once Downloaded Successfully.
  • Select Folder: To Apply Folder Filter
    • Include Folder: This option is to backup only the selected Mailbox (one or more then one mailbox can be added).
    • Exclude Sent / Delete Items: In case don't want to backup deleted / sent items one can exclude using this option.

Click "OK" button. To apply filter.

EMLX1.1
STEP 7

Apply Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.

Next Click on the "Browse" button to browse the final destination for the backup process. By Default, software choose "/Users/Mac/Desktop" Path.

EMLX2
STEP 8

Navigate and select the destination and click on "OK" button.

EMLX3
STEP 9

Now, the selected file will be displayed in the text box corresponding to the "Browse" button.

Click on the "Start Backup" button.

EMLX4
STEP 10

The software will now start the process.

EMLX5

Incremental Backup:” If Yahoo Mail backup is previously taken, Incremental backup Window pop up. You can select 'yes' or 'No' depending on your requirement. For example, here NO option is selected.

EMLX5.1
STEP 11

Once backup process completes below window popup. Click "Ok" button.

EMLX6

Click on the "View Report" button.

EMLX7
STEP 12

Generated report contains Source Account, Folder Path, Mail, Fail Count, Status

EMLX8
STEP 13

You can view final converted files at the destination location, As shown below:

EMLX9
STEP 14

Open Apple mail program on your Mac Machine. Next Go to File menu and choose Import Mailboxes option

EMLX10
STEP 15

An Import wizard will appear in which you have to select 'Apple Mail' option and click on Continue button

EMLX11
STEP 16

Move towards the location where the source EMLX files are stored, select files you want to import, and then click on Choose button

EMLX12
STEP 17

Import window pop-up. Shows Items to import with respective names. Click on Continue to proceed.

EMLX13
STEP 18

Finally, you will be able to view all the emails that is imported by you in Apple Mail

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