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Apple Mac Mail is Stuck on Moving Messages

Where can I get Help if Apple Mac Mail is Stuck on Moving Messages on my Apple Mac Computer?

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If Apple Mac Mail is stuck on Moving Messages on your Apple Mac Computer. You can get Apple Mac Mail Support help from Keith Thomas. the Apple Mac Mail Specialist and Apple Mac Mail Expert that can often help with the message that Apple Mac Mail is Stuck on Moving Messages on your Apple Mac Computer.

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  • Apple Mac Mail Database is corrupted.
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Apple Mac Mail Stuck on Moving Messages with Mac Mail Get Help and Information on how to fix and how to resolve the problem.

Apple Mac Mail can sometimes get stuck and stops working with the error report of Apple Mac Mail Moving messages, to fix and resolve the problem depends on if you have any email messages that are not stored on on a email server.

If you have a Microsoft Exchange email account and you have 100% of your email messages stored on a Microsoft Exchange server, or your email service provider can guarantee that they have a backup of all of your emails from a Inbox, Sent Items, Drafts, and email folders, then Apple Mac Mail can be reset to help fix and resolve the problem of Apple Mac Mail is stuck on moving messages.

One of the known ways to help with this is to simply start start the Apple Mac computer in Safe Mode or if you have a backup of your email messages then the Apple Mac Mail Envelope files can be deleted to help fix, and resolve the issue and problem.

Try these steps if you do have a backup of your email messages online or your email hosting provider can guarantee that they have your emails backed up.

  • Make an Apple Time Machine backup of your Apple Mac computer if you do not have a backup of your Apple Mac computer then now is the time to create a Apple Time Machine backup, or consult with your email service provider.
  • If Apple Mac Mail is open Quit Apple Mac Mail
  • Shut down and restart the Apple Mac computer in Safe mode.
  • To use macOS Safe Mode on a Apple Silicon Mac hold down the Power Button from a Shutdown.
  • For Intel Apple Mac Computers use the Shift Key from a macOS Shutdown and macOS start-up.
  • Launch Apple Mac Mail with the Shift Key held down to use Mac Mail in Safe Mode.
  • Check to see if Apple Mac Mail is still stuck on Moving Messages.

If the problem has resolved itself by starting up the Apple Mac computer in safe mode, then simply restart the Apple Mac computer to complete the Apple Mac Mail 1st step troubleshooting task.

If the Apple Mac Mail message is still saying moving messages, then the next steps would be to backup the Apple Mac Mail database folder that is hidden in the users Library folder.

To copy the hidden Apple Mac Mail Library folder.

Quit Apple Mac Mail and make sure that Apple Mac Mail is not open.

Use the Go menu and hold down the option key and select the Library folder.

/Users/account username/Library/Mail

Copy the Mail folder that is in the /Users/account name/Library location

You can copy the Apple Mail Folder to the macOS Downloads Folder or to an external macOS formatted storage volume.

Delete the Envelope files into the Bin or Trash, then Empty the Bin or Trash.

Start Apple Mac Mail and wait for the Apple Mac Mail application to re download all of the email messages.

If you need to move email messages again after you have fixed the problem then try Apple Mac Mail again, but this time try copying one message to start with, and then try copying 10 messages, if this works then try 25 messages, if this works ok then try 35 messages, etc.

Apple Time Machine Information on Apple Mac Mail and Microsoft Exchange and iMAP email accounts information.

If you have messages that are on My Mac or on My Computer section of Apple Mac Mail these messages are backed up to Apple Time Machine if you have an Apple Time Machine backup.

Apple has a Apple Mac Mail Export command within Apple Mac Mail if you need to make a backup of Apple Mac Mall messages to an external storage volume, or if you need to simply copy an Inbox, Sent, Draft, or copy Apple Mac Mail Folders.

You can use the Apple Mac Mail Export command to free up storage volume space if you email hosting company limits the amount of storage space that is available to host your email messages.

It can be a better solution to ask your email provider to increase the email storage capacity for an email account!