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Chapter 15. Mail > To make a new mailbox (folder)

To make a new mailbox (folder)

1.
From the Mailbox menu, choose “New….”

2.
Choose where you want this new mailbox located:

On My Mac: This puts the folder on your hard disk. All messages in folders on your Mac are stored on your computer.

Mac.com: If you have a .Mac account, as explained on page 255, your account name will be listed in this pop-up menu. All messages in Mac.com folders are actually stored on Apple's servers, which means you can read anything in these folders from any browser anywhere in the world. In the Mailbox Sidebar, these folders will be under a blue magic globe icon, as shown to the left.

3.
Name the mailbox and click OK.

Choose “On My Mac” to create a folder that is stored on your local hard disk.Or choose to create a folder on Apple's computers in your .Mac webMail account. These folders will also appear in Mail on your Mac.


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