These steps show you how to permanently download email messages from your online mailbox and keep a copy on your Mac for archiving.
- Open Apple Mail
- Click Mailbox menu > New Mailbox
- Set the location to ‘On My Mac’
- Set a name for the mailbox. For example; ‘Archived Email’
- Click OK
- You’ll see your new mailbox appear in the left hand list under the heading On My Mac
- You can now drag and drop emails from your online mailbox to the new mailbox saved on your Mac.