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I need to restore my Apple Mail messages and mailboxes from Time Machine. Where can I find these files on Time Machine?

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The Mail.app stores all Messages in your User Directory:

~/Library/Mail/

Depending on your OS Version there is a Subfolder, f.e. "V3" for 10.11 and "V2" for 10.10., containing Subfolders for each Mailbox.

The Library Folder is usually hidden, but you can access it in the Finder from the Menu "Go to" > "Go to Folder" (or CMD+SHIFT+G) and typing in the Path listed above.

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You can actually restore mail messages directly inside Mail. Make the Mail application active, then enter Time Machine via the menulet. Works similar to file recovery in Finder.

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