Migrate Local Folders from Mac Mail

Determine if you have local folders

If any mail folders are located below the section titled “On My Mac”

Those are local folders. If any email are in those folders, they would need to be uploaded back to the “mail” category.  NOT into another folder.

Local Folders

Find the amount of space being used and contact IT

Open Finder, click the Go menu, and select Go to Folder. Type ~/Library into the box and press Enter. Locate the Mail folder, right-click or Control-click it, and select Get Info. You’ll see how much space is being used by the Mail app for your user account.

If you have local folders, you will need to contact IT at google-migration@cabrillo.edu and inform us on how much space you will be needing.

Copy local folders

After your quota is increased, Drag the local folder into the “mail” category (not into another folder)