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Saving my Emails to a backup folder


FPCH New Member
Aug 21, 2016
PC Experience
Some Experience
Im rebooting my PC and want to save my Emails to a backup folder on my PC, so I dont loose them, I use THUNDERBIRD as my Email program, How do I do this, I have created a backup folder within Thunderbird itself, but id like them to be saved to a folder on my backup drive

Many thanks


Free PC Help Contributor
Jan 5, 2011
PC Experience
Hi and welcome to FpcH

I don't use Thunderbird - but did find this.
click here

Let me know how you get on.
Only just noticed this thread so may a be too late with a reply... but here goes anyway.

For Thunderbird users there is a free utility called MozBackup which does the work for you.

You can create a complete archive of all your emails as a single file which can be saved anywhere. I use it all the time and find it invaluable. It is also adjustable so for instance you can save emails and all your addresses and passwords or select other things to save or leave out.

I have used it for about 10 years now and it works with all versions of Thunderbird and has never let me down. I can even copy all my accounts and emails from PC to PC if I am travelling.