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Import mbox backup on Apple Mail

Want to import emails using a .mbox file? Worry not, we have got you covered!

Alright then let's get started. In order to import emails from a .mbox file you would have to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Lunch Apple Mail
  • Click on File
  • Click on Import Mailboxes... (this would open a pop up)
  • Select the option that states "Files in mbox format"
  • Click on Continue.
  • Now browse and select the .mbox file from your Mac.

Once you have selected the file, the process of importing emails would begin. Please do wait for the import to complete.

Post that the import emails would be available under the Import section.

For a visual reference, you may refer to the GIF given below:


However, if you are facing any difficulty in importing from .mbox files do let us know at, we would help you in every possible way!

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