How to Export Gmail to Apple Mail?

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Apple Mail is the default desktop-based email client that is available with every Mac OS. The application offers various features and enables users to configure multiple accounts in it using POP and IMAP protocols. When users were formerly using Gmail and recently, they have purchased Mac Air Book. They need to export the database of Gmail to Apple Mail.

Gmail is a cloud-based email application whereas Apple Mail is a desktop client for Mac users. When users close their Gmail account or want to export Gmail emails to Apple Mail, they need a proper method to export the database under a safe and reliable environment. Here, in this write-up, we will explain the methods to export Gmail emails to Mac Mail.

Compare Gmail with Apple Mail

Gmail is a web-based email service which can be accessed anywhere from any system but it is not free from viruses and hackers. On the other hand, Apple Mail is a renowned desktop-based email client which is available by default with every Mac OS. There is no match of Apple's security. Your database is completely safe in Apple Mail. Plus, users can configure multiple cloud-based accounts in it like Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, and many more.

Manual way to export Gmail emails to Apple Mail

With the help of manual method, users can export Gmail database to Mac Mail. Below are the discussed steps to complete the export.

  1. Go to Mail menu and then select "Add account" option
  2. Now, select Google in Mail account
  3. Select the Continue option
  4. Enter your Gmail address and fill other details as described. Hit the Next button
  5. Add your email address and password. Hit the Next button
  6. You will be asked to enable authentication, enter the digit code you will receive
  7. Make sure to already checked your mail as one of the applications is utilize via your account
  8. You can choose data items like contacts, notes, calendars, etc. to sync
  9. Click on "Done" to finish the process and wait for the process to complete

Professional and swift way to export Gmail emails to Apple Mail

The manual method consists of some drawbacks due to which it is not preferred by most of the users. These drawbacks include – it is a lengthy and time-consuming procedure. Additionally, it is not easily understood by non-tech background users. So, in this regard, we have introduced Softaken Gmail to Apple Mail Exporter Tool. With the help of this application, users are capable to export selected or complete Gmail emails to Mac Mail in a short span of time. With the simplified interface, all users are capable to understand the application and there is no fear of data loss.

Let's get started with the working process of this software which is so easy to understand and consists of a few simple steps.

Step 1: Firstly, launch the software on your Windows system.

Step 2: Enter Gmail login information – username and password

Step 3: Select a particular folder or all folders to export the database

Step 4: Select MBOX format in Export Options

Step 5: Choose an output location and hit the Convert Now button.

After following these steps, you will find MBOX file in your system. Copy these files and paste them to USB drive so that they can be transferred to Mac system. Now, import MBOX files to Apple Mail. Follow the given steps for this –

  • Open Apple Mail. Go to File menu>Import mailboxes
  • Choose Files in MBOX format option and click Continue
  • Select MBOX files and click Continue

Concluding Lines

I hope your search how to export Gmail to Apple Mail ends with this write up where we have discussed two solutions for the same. Both have their own importance. However, professionals recommended solution is in demand and 100% safe without any trouble. Ensure the tool's working completely with free edition of the application.