Want to Back Up Your Email Messages?
If you want to back up your messages for archival purposes you will typically want to set up your email account in an email client on your computer. Most email clients will have more advanced features such as downloading all of your messages from the server and creating a backup.
If you are using DirectLink webmail at https://mail.mydirectlink.net, you can export your messages with the web interface (see below).
First you will need to set up your email account in an email client on your computer.
Here are some links for set up instructions for the most common email client applications:
Note: When setting up your DirectLink provided email account, you will often need to select "Advanced Settings" or "Other Email" account to imput the server settings referenced here:
Saving email messages to your computer.
Here are some helpful articles or support pages showing how to save or backup your messages with various email client applications:
Backup Or Save Email Messages In Windows 10 Using Mail App - intowindows.com
Save emails as files or PDFs in Mail on Mac - support.apple.com
Import or export mailboxes in Mail on Mac - support.apple.com
Export or backup email, contacts, and calendar to an Outlook .pst file - support.microsoft.com
How to Download Emails From Microsoft Outlook - howtogeek.com
If you are using DirectLink webmail, you can export your messages if you click "Preferences" and then "Import / Export".
Then click the "Export" button. By default all folders are selected, but you can change that by clicking the button next to "Source".