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So, basically, what I want to somehow download all the emails that I have ever received. My email address is a custom one that I created on my own domain (that I bought from a hosting company).

Is that even possible? The email client I am using has emails only some months old.

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Are you using IMAP, POP3 or a Web-Interface to access your mails? –  Bobby Jul 20 '10 at 12:38
    
IMAP for Apple Mail but I also have web interface (roundcube) access to it. –  user26120 Jul 20 '10 at 13:29

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You can offline your all mails. As you haven't specified your client, here how to do it :

ThunderBird (I love it!) : http://www.seas.upenn.edu/cets/answers/thunderbird-offline.html

Outlook: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/microsoft-office/force-outlook-2007-to-download-complete-imap-items/

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I am using Apple Mail and what I want to do exactly is to download all the mails from the server. –  user26120 Jul 20 '10 at 13:28
    
I haven't used Apple Mail yet. Still a search resulted in homepage.mac.com/aamann/Mail_Scripts.html & hawkwings.net/plugins.htm - plugins to archive mailboxes on you system. If that fails there is thunderbird for Mac, try it. –  nahar Jul 20 '10 at 14:10

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