Rebuilding your Apple Mailbox

If you are experiencing minor issues with your emails appearing twice or not showing up correctly, it might be time to consider rebuilding your mailbox. The benefit is that Mail will rebuild your database and catalogue your emails.  Before proceeding with theses steps, it’s always a good idea to backup your data…just to be on the safe side. blogimg-applemail

How to Rebuild

With Mail open, click on the email account mailbox you want to rebuild from the sidebar.  Go to Mailbox in the menu bar and select rebuild.

Rebuild your apple mailbox

Depending on how many emails you have for the account you are rebuilding, the rebuild processing time can vary from seconds to minutes. Once complete, you can quit out of Mail and then relaunch Mail to see your new Apple Mailbox. It’s that simple.
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