IMAP Email Backup
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IMAP email backup allows automatic connection to some email service and download for its account folders to some local or other network storage, another than an original server. Handy Backup contains the dedicated E-mail plug-in, which can automatically backup IMAP email to any selected storage.
Version 8.2.1, built on 15 January 2021 112 MB
To start email backup IMAP server downloads messages from a user account to some storage, using the IMAP protocol for exchanging data. Backup email via IMAP has some crucial advantages over backing up email locally or using bridge services.
Backup email using IMAP requires no extra space, bridge service or third-party software to do it. Besides saving traffic, time and storage space, it also adds greatly to overall backup security, excluding unnecessary procedures capable to bring problems into the backup process.
This technique allows IMAP email backup and restore, including cloning or moving the account content to a completely different server. Thus, instead of just backup IMAP email locally, you can move all your message content to a different place and still use it.
Backup email using IMAP protocol and get some crucial advantages with a dedicated software solution when doing it! With Handy Backup, you can get these advantages as one big pack. For example, you can:
"I backup my mailbox content from seven or eight servers together to my home NAS storage, for both convenience and security, as I can easily lose some important mails in the everyday hustle and bustle. Handy Backup does it efficiently and conveniently, allowing me not bothering about preserving my emails intact. More, I can sometimes restore all these emails to my main email IMAP server, to sort these mails and reply to most important messages! Excellent tool for my business!"
Charles Cranwell, a manager of the car equipment store
Version 8.2.1, built on 15 January 2021. 112 MBBackup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.
All editions of Handy Backup, including the simplest Standard solution, contain the full set of IMAP email backup functions for most individual and expert users. Free 30-days trial version!
Backup email with IMAP server by using the dedicated “E-mail” plug-in for Handy Backup is a simple job. Just create an automated backup task as described in the short instruction below.
Attention: For lossless copying additional information such as email date and time, please mark the “Copy access control list (ACL)” option on the lower part of Step 2!
You can read in details about all other steps of task creation in the User Manual. These steps are not specific for backup email with IMAP.
When you backup email from IMAP server, you can (and need) also restore it sometimes. To do it automatically, create a restoration task with a New Task Wizard, as described above for a backup task.
Caveat: To move or clone your data to another server, you must already have a connection to this server established by an appropriate email backup IMAP task. This practice encourages preventive backups before any restoration or migration, reducing the risk of incidental data loss.
Please watch the next video about using Handy Backup as an IMAP email backup tool. This example will show how to migrate inbox content via IMAP backup email from Yahoo!Mail to Outlook.com. It is a straightforward, comfortable and very flexible procedure with very simple setup.
Backup email via IMAP with Handy Backup, the dedicated, convenient tool for saving your mailbox content! Try it freely with a 30-day full trial version just now!
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