Backing up important emails on your iPhone can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. With the rght tools and steps, you can easily back up your emails so that you never lose them.
The first step to backing up your emails is to make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on in Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Backup. It's important to note that iCloud backups don't include data that's already stored in iCloud, like Contacts, Calendars, Notes, iCloud Photos, iMessages, Voice Memos, text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages, and Health data. Also not included is data stored in other cloud services like Gmail and Exchange mail as well as Apple Mail data.
Once you have enabled the backup feature in your settings you can begin backing up your emails by following these simple steps: pinch with two fingers and zoom in on the Email Message; tap the Share icon in the top right-hand corner; tap on the Save to Files icon located in the Share Menu; scroll through and select a folder.
If you plan to switch phones or upgrade at any point it's important to keep all of your emails safe by regularly backing them up. By following these steps you will never have to worry about losing any of your important emails again!
Backing Up iPhone Emails to iCloud
To backup your iPhone emails to iCloud, first make sure iCloud Backup is turned on in Settings. On iOS 11 or later, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. On iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Backup.
Once you have enabled iCloud Backup, your emails and other data will be backed up automatically when your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi, plugged into power, and locked. If you want to back up immediately, open the Settings app, tap [your name], select iCloud > iCloud Backup and then tap Back Up Now. Your iPhone will begin backing up your emails and other data to the cloud.
If you ever need to restore your emails from an existing backup stored in the cloud, open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap General > Reset > Erase All Content & Settings. You'll be asked if you want to restore from an iCloud backup during the setup process afer erasing all content and settings. Select Restore from a Backup option, choose your most recent backup and follow the instructions on-screen to finish restoring your emails from the iCloud backup.
Do iPhone Backups Include Emails?
No, iPhone backups do not include emails. iCloud backups only store data that is aready stored in iCloud, such as contacts, calendars, notes, iCloud Photos, iMessages, Voice Memos and text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages. Additionally, they do not store any data stored in other cloud services such as Gmail or Exchange mail. Apple Mail data is also not included in iCloud backups.
Saving Emails Permanently on an iPhone
To permanently save emails on your iPhone, you can follow these steps:
1. Open the email message you wish to save.
2. Use two fingers to pinch and zoom in on the email message.
3. Tap the Share icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
4. Tap on the Save to Files icon in the Share Menu that appears.
5. Scroll through and select a folder where you would like to save this email message permanently.
Exporting Emails from an iPhone
To export all emails from your iPhone, you will need to first open the Mail app on your device. Once open, select the ‘Accounts' option from the bottom of the screen. From there, select the account that contains the emails you want to export and then tap on ‘Advanced' at the top of the screen. On this page, tap on ‘IMAP Path Prefix' and enter a path prefix for your emails.
Next, open Settings and scroll down to Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap on it and then select ‘Add Account'. Enter your email address and password to add your account agin with a different IMAP path prefix than before. This will create a new folder in your Mail app with all of your emails in it that you can now export.
To do so, go back into Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Select your Account > Advanced > IMAP Path Prefix > Delete this path prefix ater exporting all emails in this folder to an external file such as an .eml file or an email client like Outlook or Thunderbird.
You have now successfully exported all emails from your iPhone!
Backing Up Emails to iCloud
Yes, emails can be backed up to iCloud. iCloud Mail is an email service provided by Apple that allos you to store your emails in the cloud. When you activate iCloud Mail, your emails are securely backed up to your iCloud account, allowing you to access them from any device that has iCloud Mail enabled. This means that if something happens to your device or you switch to a new one, all of your emails will still be available in the cloud. With iCloud Mail, you can also search for emails across all of your devices and easily share messages with contacts.
Transferring Emails to a New iPhone
It sounds like your emails haven't been transferred to your new iPhone yet. This could be because you haven't set up your email account on the new device yet, or because the Mail Fetch and Notification settings aren't configured correctly. To ensure that your emails are transferred to your new iPhone, make sure you have added your email account to the device, and then adjust the Mail Fetch and Notification settings. You can do this by going to Settings > Mail, then tapping Accounts. Tap Fetch New Data and choose a setting – such as Automatically or Manually – or choose a schedule for how often the Mail app will fetch data. Once these steps have been completed, your emails sould transfer to your new iPhone.
Where Are My iPhone Emails Saved?
Your emails are stored in the Mail app on your iPhone. To access them, open the Mail app and select the mailbox you want to view. Your emails will be listed in chronological order, with the latest emails appearing at the top of the list. If you're looking for a specific email, you can use the search feature in the Mail app to quickly find it.
Downloading Emails from an iPhone to a Computer
To download your emails from your iPhone to your computer, you'll need to first connect your iPhone to your Mac or PC uing a USB cable. Once connected, open the iTunes feature on your Mac or PC and select the iPhone icon that appears at the top left of the iTunes window. From there, select the ‘Info' tab and check the box next to ‘Sync Mail Accounts'. Next, select the ‘Accounts' option and choose which email account(s) you wish to transfer. Finally, click on ‘Apply' at the bottom of the iTunes window and wait for all of your emails to be successfully downloaded from your iPhone to your computer.