How to Move Apple Mails to New Mac

by karen minton I am a software engineer

Moving your Apple mails to a new Mac may seem a behemoth task in theory; however, it is not as complex as it sounds. The user has few options to move them and the most straightforward technique is to use Apple’s relocation supporter. The solution works smoothly, but there is one drawback; the relocation supporter either selects all the data or nothing. So read through the blog to get an effective issue.

Why Moving Apple Mail is necessary

It is simple to reconstruct your mail on a system although it’s not simple to start everything again with not old emails available.

Here is a simple step to transfer it to a different place.

How to transfer Apple Mail into the new system

If you want to transfer it to a New Mac, then you can follow the provided steps:

A method to move documents to a different location

  • The user can move documents through the net, transfer to USB flash drive, move the data from single partition to another if it’s on the Mac.

Administrative access to the data

  • User has to modify document privileges, although this method is most likely needless for the majority of the people.

How to Back up Data via Time Machine

Ensure that the user has a backup before moving the files.

Tap the Back Up Now option via Time Machine, or right-click on Time Machine and choose Back Up Now.

In case you need to install Time Machine, then you need to follow the offered steps:

  1. Tap System preferences.
  2. Tap on the Time Machine section.
  3. Put a tick mark next to the Show Time Machine.
  4. Now close System preferences.

How to Repair Keychain Files

  1. Go to Keychain Access.
  2. Choose keychain First Aid.
  3. Input password and username.
  4. Press Verify to check whether everything is right or not.
  5. Or tap the Repair option to check.
  6. Choose Repair.
  7. Tap start option.
  8. Close the Keychain First Aid.
  9. Then close Keychain Access.

How to copy the Keychain Files to the new Location

  1. Go to the Finder window.
  2. Open user library.
  3. In a new system or new Mac, copy the Key chains.

How to move your Apple Mail Folder to a New system

You may have to empty your mail system before moving your data.

Apple Mail Cleanup

  1. Open Apple Mail.
  2. Select junk and verify that the files are junk.
  3. Tap right on the junk and choose to Erase Junk Mail.

Apple Mail Rebuild

The rebuild procedure improves any cached attachments or messages. If you want to rebuild Apple Mail, then abide by the given steps:

  1. Choose mail.
  2. Choose Rebuild.
  3. When the rebuild completes, repeat the same procedure for every mail.

How to copy Mail Files

Follow the given steps to replicate the Mail Files:

  1. Close Apple Mail first.
  2. Go to the Finder window.
  3. Select the Library file.
  4. Copy the folder.

How to copy Mail Preferences

  1. Close Apple Mail.
  2. Go to the Finder window.
  3. Go to the Library.
  4. Click to move to the same location.

How to troubleshoot problems of Keychain

Go through the provided instructions to Troubleshoot Keychain Issues:

  1. Open Keychain Access.
  2. Choose Keychain List.
  3. Make a record of the files with a checkmark next to them.
  4. Check the ticks of keychain files that are done.
  5. Repeat the whole steps to copy your keychain Data.
  6. Rearrange the checkmarks.

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Daisy Martin is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

About karen minton Advanced   I am a software engineer

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