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Removing Large Items Before Email Migration

  1. Click the Tools menu at the top of the the window and then click the Mailbox Cleanup... menu option.

  2. In the Find items larger than text box, type in 20000. Click Find... A window will appear with any messages that are greater than 20MB. They can then be opened, and attachments saved to disk.

Deleted Items Warning

Large Deleted Items Folders
The migration process can be slowed down if your mailbox's Deleted Items folder is large in size. If you don't need these messages, emptying your Deleted Items folder can speed up the migration. To do this, right-click (control-click in Mac OS X) your Deleted Items folder and select Empty Folder or Erase Deleted Items.

Note: If the above search instructions identified any large items in your mailbox, this action is necessary to prevent issues migrating your mailbox.

Last updated January 17, 2014 @ 1:16 pm

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