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How to Create a Mail Backup using cPanel?

cPanel allows you to create a backup of your webmail with the help of File Manager. Check out the below given simple steps to create a mail backup using cPanel.

Steps to Create a Mail Backup using cPanel

Step 1: Login to cPanel with username and password.

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Step 2: Search and click on File Manager under the 'Files' tab.

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Step 3: Now, you need to access your Home Directory, so make sure you are in the Home Directory of your hosting account.
Note: Your home directory path will look like /home/username.

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Step 4: Search for the Mail folder and right click on it to select Compress.

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Step 5: Select Zip Archive and click Compress File(s) button to initiate the compression process.

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Step 6: To download the archived mail backup file to your local storage, right click on mail.zip and select Download. Now, you can find the downloaded backup in your local storage.

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Step 7: Now, you have successfully created a mail backup.

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