How to Export IMAP to PST

A simple answer, use the Shoviv IMAP backup and restore tool. The reasons behind it are several. It is an automated tool that allows exporting all the email clients which use the IMAP server into PST format. Along with this, users can export PST into the IMAP server. 

The software has several user-oriented features that make this tool stand above in the competition. Some of its features are given below:

  1. Users are enabled to add and export multiple IMAP mailboxes into PST files. 
  2. It offers a filter option to provide rid of unwanted emails and reduce the PST file size. 
  3. Users can schedule the export process on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. 
  4. Allows running multiple threads and effectively boosts the export speed. 

How to backup IMAP to PST

  • Install and open the software.
  • Click on the backup jobs option from the dashboard. 
  • Now add the mailboxes you want to export into PST. 
  • Next, browse a backup directory to store PST files. 
  • Then use the filter option on the date and folder filter basis. 
  • Following will be the scheduler wizard. Schedule the process or can also run it immediately. 
  • Now use other options such as item thread count, mailbox thread count, split PST file, etc. 

At last, review all the export process configuration and click on the Create Backup Job button. 


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2 Replies
Mike Foster

Yes, I agree with the idea of using a professional utility to export IMAP to PST. This approach is recommended by many experts in this field. Because it helps in maintaining high data integrity by maintaining the original data hierarchy. Additionally, users will experience some advanced features that enhance and optimize the overall conversion quality. 

In this regard, I have gone through such an advanced utility called MCT IMAP Migration Tool. This software helped me to migrate IMAP emails into PST with ease. It has some advanced features that optimize the entire task. Additionally, it amazed me by its self-explanatory user interface that is compatible with both technical and non-technical users. 

Priyanka Arya

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