Email export

You can download all messages from Yandex.Mail using any of a number of popular email applications:

  1. Install and configure the application using the general instructions or per the instructions for Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, The Bat!, Opera Mail, Apple Mail.
  2. Export messages by following the instructions for your email client:
Microsoft Outlook
  1. Open the File tab.
  2. Select Open and export → Import and export in the menu.
  3. Click Export to a file.
  4. If, after exporting your messages, you want to import them to another inbox using Outlook, choose Outlook data file (.pst). If you're going to use a different application — Comma Separated Values (Windows).
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select the account from which you want to export messages.
  7. Enable the Include subfolders option to export your email messages, contacts, and calendar.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click the Browse button and select a folder to export to. Enter the file name and click OK.
    Note. If you have already exported messages, you will see the previous folder and file name here. Enter a new file name or select a different folder.
  10. Click Done.
Mozilla Thunderbird
  1. Open the  → Help → Troubleshooting information menu.
  2. Then look for Profile folder in the About block and click Show folder.
  3. Close Mozilla Thunderbird.
  4. Copy the contents of your profile folder and paste them where you want to save your messages.
The Bat!
  1. Open the menu Tools → Export messages menu.
  2. Select your preferred export format: Message files (.MSG), Message files (.EML), UNIX Mailbox.
  3. Complete the export process.
Apple Mail
  1. Select the inbox for export in the left-hand menu.
  2. Open the File → Export Mailbox menu.
  3. Select a folder for export and click Choose.
    Note. Apple Mail exports mailboxes as packages with the MBOX extension. If you have already exported a mailbox, the application will not replace the existing MBOX file, and will instead create a new one with a different name.
Opera Mail

Right click on the Received filter and select Export.

Note. Every application exports message to a file of a specific format. If you want to import messages into a different inbox after exporting them, use the same email application for import as you used for export.