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How to recover deleted messages (Mail app)

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Mar 1, 2013 12:38 AM

I had to do a checkup on an old iMac 20 (Intel).

After updating an email account from POP to IMAP, I've lost a lot of messages that weren't on server anymore. I'd like to know a quick and functional way to recover them. Some suggested that I should use a data recovery software such as Data Rescue and then look for messages in Mail's folder.

Unfortunately there isn't a backup for that computer so I cannot use Time Michine or anything else.

 

Any suggestion? Could you please provide the location of stored mails?

 

Thank you

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