If you've never backup your Yahoo email account, you may wonder where to begin. You likely need answers to these questions:
"How do I back up to my Yahoo mailbox? "
"Can I back up my Yahoo emails automatically? "
"Should I back up my Yahoo mail to my computer or to an alternative email account? "
We'll address all of your concerns with this guide. Learn how to create an encrypted backup from your Yahoo email account and make it accessible.
The first thing to be aware of is that Yahoo doesn't have an export option. You cannot download all your email messages in large quantities from Yahoo using the browser.
As a last resort, Yahoo suggests the following options to backup the emails:
However, none of these options is feasible when you have several emails on your account. To back up the entire Yahoo email account, it is necessary to automatize the process, at least to some degree.
You could think about downloading your Yahoo Mail email Yahoo Mail into a third-party application; however, this choice is not without its drawbacks which include the following:
With all this in mind, In light of the above, we suggest making a backup from the email you use on Yahoo mail to a different mail account.
You can do it using third-party software (we suggest VaultMe) or manually. We'll go over the reasons why automatic is preferred.