Step-by-step process to backup IMAP mailbox to different file formats/email clients on macOS.

User Interface

As you launch the MacSonik IMAP Backup Tool, you will find the screen displayed below:

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Software Working Process


A step-by-step process to backup IMAP emails to different file formats and email clients.

Step 1

Download and Run the MacSonik IMAP Backup tool.

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Step 2

Now, enter the IMAP Credentials (Username, password, IMAP host, Port no.) and press the Sign in button.

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Step 3

Tick the IMAP mailbox items from the displayed tree structure.

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Step 4

Tap on the Next button to continue the process.

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Backup IMAP Emails into PDF format on Mac


Step 5

Choose PDF from the displayed drop-down symbol.

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Step 6

Select the Features as per your requirements.

  • Remove duplicate mails allows the users to remove duplicate mails after the conversion process.
  • Convert attachment to PDF format feature converts the attachment into PDF format.
  • If you want to leave your previously converted emails you can select the Skip Previously Migrated items feature.
  • To Migrate emails without attachment files, check the Migrate or backup emails without attachment files.
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Step 7

Select the Mail Filter option to set the specific schedules for converting the emails.

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Step 8

Custom Folder Name enables the user to add a name to the output file.

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Step 9

Using the Naming Convention feature user can save their emails according to the date format.

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Step 10

Click on the Path to Save button to save the resultant file to the desired location.

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Step 11

Finally, hit the Convert button to initiate the migration process.

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Step 12

You can also stop the process in between by clicking on the Stop button.

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Step 13

At last, tap on the Download Report button to download to view the resultant file.

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Backup IMAP Emails into PST format on Mac

Here repeat the above steps from 1 to 4 to backup IMAP emails to PST format on macOS.

Step 5

Choose the PST file format from the drop-down option.

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Step 6

Check the features as per your requirements.

  • Remove Duplicate Mail feature to extract all the duplicate emails in the conversion.
  • Skip Previously Migrated Items allows the users to leave earlier converted emails.
  • Using the Migrate or backup emails without attachments features users can take backup of their emails without attachments.
  • Check the option Split Resultant PST files and also enter the criteria (MB or GB) by which you need to split the resultant PST.
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Step 7

Tick the Mail filter to enter the required dates to back up the required emails within the date range.

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Step 8

Mark the Custom Folder Name option to enter the name of the resultant file as per your choice.

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Step 9

Now, tap on the Path to Save button to save the output file at the desired location.

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Step 10

Then, hit on the Convert button to start the process.

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Step 11

Here you can also stop the conversion in between by tapping on the Stop button.

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Step 12

At last, you can download the report by clicking on the Download Report button.

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Migrate IMAP Mailboxes to Another IMAP Server

To migrate emails from one IMAP server to another IMAP server, you have to follow the above-mentioned steps 1 to 4.


Step 5

Select the IMAP server from the save/backup/migrate as a drop-down menu.

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Step 6

Now, type the IMAP credentials (IMAP host, username, password, port no.) and press the Sign in button.

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Step 7

Mark the Features as per your needs.

  • Tick the Remove Duplicate Emails feature to remove the duplicate emails after the conversion process.
  • You can leave previously migrated items by clicking the Skip previously migrated items feature.
  • Migrate or backup emails without attachments files feature to allow the users to take backup of IMAP emails without attachments.
  • Select the option Set backup schedule to fix the incremental backup of IMAP emails within to given options.
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Step 8

Tick the Mail Filter to select the specific schedules for converting the emails.

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Step 9

Check the Custom Folder Name option to save the output file name according to yourself and then press the Convert button.

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Step 10

At last, hit the Download report button to download and view your resultant file.

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Migrate IMAP mailboxes to Office 365

Follow the above-listed steps no. 1 to 4 to migrate IMAP emails to Office 365 account.


Step 5

Choose the Office 365 email client from the drop-down and Sign in using the Office 365 credentials.

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Step 6

Check the Features as per your choice.

  • Remove Duplicate Mail feature allows the users to exclude all the duplicate emails in the migration process.
  • Skip Previously Migrated option helps to leave or skip the earlier converted emails.
  • Migrate or Backup emails without attachment files enables the users to backup emails without attachments.
  • Set backup schedule feature allows users to set backup schedules for the upcoming emails.
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Step 7

Tick the Mail Filter option to filter the emails according to the specified dates.

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Step 8

Then, save the resultant file name as per your choice by selecting the Custom Folder Name option./p> screenshot

Step 9

Click on the Convert button to start the migration process.

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Step 10

Here you can stop the migration process in between by clicking on the Stop button

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Step 11

At last, you can download and view your report by pressing the Download Report button.

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