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08-Nov-2013, 06:20 AM #1
Moving mail from mt lion to mavericks...
Clean install of mavericks on to a new drive...
Moving from mt lion to mavericks...
I don't see anything in migration assistant
that enables me to specifically migrate my Mail folder.

Can anyone clue me in here?

And...
Is anyone manually moving their mail folder
from a drive with mt lion on it to a drive with mavericks on it?
Any reason NOT to do this?
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08-Nov-2013, 07:45 AM #2
Should be able to.

Make sure Apple Mail is closed. (both Mac copying from and copying to)

You need to copy the folder username/Library/Mail from the old Mac to the same location on the new Mac.
You also must copy the file username/Library/Preferences/com.apple.mail.plist from the old Mac to the exact same location on the new Mac.

(where username is your account name)

You should be good to go then.
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