How to Import AOL Emails to Apple Mail

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Import AOL Emails to Apple Mail – Complete Guide

Moving from web-based clients to desktop application is common as data over the cloud is not fully secure when compared with desktop clients. AOL is one such webmail application where the data is not safe from hackers, software/hardware issues, server down, etc. To access the database anytime without any issues, desktop email applications are the best. Apple Mail is one such email application that is secure and where users can access their AOL database on Mac systems. This post is entirely based on this migration. Like when users want to close their AOL accounts and want to keep a copy of important emails with him to access in Mac Apple Mail, the problem is how to perform this migration. This post will provide you answer of this question. But before this, let us be aware of both these applications and reasons to import AOL Emails to Apple Mail.

Overview – AOL and Apple Mail

AOL – It is an online application whom users can access anytime, anywhere but with a smooth internet connection. In case of server down, it is impossible for users to access their email messages. Plus, users' database is not secure in cloud from ransomwares and hackers.

Apple Mail – Apple Mail or Mac Mail is a desktop application which is available free of cost with every Mac operating system. By this, the database of the user is secure and the user can manage multiple accounts in Mac Mail. The client provides users with the facility to access cloud database on Mac desktop.

Know the motive to import AOL to Apple Mail

The basic motive to migrate AOL emails to Mac Mail is offline accessibility of the database. Plus, Apple Mail has strong features so the data is safe here. It is a free application where multiple accounts are configured without any issues.

Best Approach to export AOL to Mac Mail

There are two approaches to migrate AOL emails to Mac Mail –

Manual Approach

One can manually configure AOL account in Mac Mail and access whole database of AOL account in Apple Mail. Although it is a free method but consists of several troubles that's why people generally move to software approach. The manual solution takes too much time and is generally helpful when users have few emails in AOL account. A person should be technically sound to execute this method.

Software Approach

There is an alternate method available named Softaken AOL to Apple Mail Importer Tool which possesses all essential features that make the import task comfortable for users. It can be simply operated by all kind of users without any trouble. The size of database does not matter with this application. It always performs quick and safe export of AOL to Apple Mail without taking help of any external tool. Let us know some of the quality features of the program to understand it in a better way.

  • Safe and independent application
  • Multiple AOL accounts data export one by one
  • Export all database or desired folders of AOL account
  • Save AOL database locally on user system
  • Compatible with all Windows operating systems
  • 100% precise export without any delays
  • Free demo for testing the application

Step by step working of the application

  • Launch the application on your Windows PC
  • Insert AOL account login information
  • Pick a folder or all folders to export and choose EMLX format in Export Options
  • Place an output directory to save the resultant files and at last, hit the Process button.

With these steps, in a few minutes time period you can find Mac Mail EMLX file in your system. By moving these files to Mac operating system, a user can simply import them to Mac Mail application. Follow the steps for this -

  • Open Mac Mail application
  • Go to File menu and then choose Import Mailboxes option
  • Select Apple Mail option and load EMLX files

Concluding Lines

In this article, we have provided simple method to import AOL to Mac Mail. The software is well-supervised by the experts to provide safe export without any trouble. Even non-technical users can easily understand the utility. Free version is available so that users can examine the utility before applying for the license edition. Moreover, a 24*7 technical support team is available to assist users.