Import/Export Email Messages - Roundcube

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Import/Export Email Messages - Roundcube

The common exchange formats for email are MIME (.eml) and Mbox (.mbox) which are both supported for import.

Importing Email Messages

One multiple files with either MIME or Mbox data can be uploaded to add email messages to the currently selected folder:

  1. Click the folder where the imported messages should be added.
  2. Select Import messages from the Folder actions menu behind the gear icon in the folders list footer.
  3. Select the file to import from your computer’s hard drive. You can select multiple files in the file picker dialog by holding down the Shift or Ctrl keys while selecting a file.
  4. Press Upload to start the import process.

Exporting Email Messages

Messages from your inbox or any other folder can be downloaded to your computer for archiving or backup. When exporting, messages will be saved as single .eml files.

Download a Single Message

To download an email message, select one first a message first in the Messages List and then choose Download (.eml) from the More menu in the toolbar. Choose where to save the exported .eml file if prompted, otherwise find the file the “Downloads” folder on your computer.

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