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    Email in Time Machine
    How do you locater and open a mail folder in Time Machine, once you have gone back to a selected date.?
    Thanks for any suggestions.

    Looking for att/yahoo mail on an iMac running Mavericks OSX 10.9.2

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    It's not easy to find. Once you've located the date you wish to restore mail from, go to:

    Macintosh HD/Users/your user name/Library/Mail/V2/Mailboxes/

    Under the "Mailboxes" folder you should see all your mail folders such as inbox, or whatever you named them. Keep in mind that from Lion to Mavericks your user library folder is hidden by default. Open the Finder and click on the "Go" menu and at the bottom click on "Go to folder" and then your user library.

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