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FastMail IMAP Backup – FastMail Backup Emails to Gmail, Yahoo, Office 365

Karen Chard ~ Published: 27-09-2018 ~ Cloud Backup ~ 3 Minutes Reading

Use this FastMail IMAP Backup Tool which allows the users to download emails from FastMail.com to Hard drive. Users can also directly migrate FastMail to Gmail, FastMail to Office 365, FastMail to Yahoo Mail, FastMail to Outlook [PST, MSG], FastMail to EML [Windows Live Mail, Thunderbird], FastMail to Zimbra, FastMail to IBM Verse etc.

Free Download FastMail Backup Tool from Here:


How to Download Your FastMail Emails with Free Tricks?

One can easily download emails from FastMail to Hard Drive just by syncing FastMail account to Desktop-based email client. From Desktop-based application, user can easily export FastMail data to somewhere at the disk or removable drive.

Note: Every External program or Application needs App Password to access the information. If you try to use the normal Password of FastMail account then it will end up with a Password error.

You can configure FastMail account with large number of applications over the various devices. One can easily setup FastMail account to:

  • Mobile Device [iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Android, Windows Phone or BlackBerry],
  • Desktop Mail Clients [Mac OS X Mail, Thunderbird, Lightning (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux), Outlook, eM Client, MailMate, Windows Live Mail, Windows 8 Mail, Windows 10 Mail, The Bat]

IMAP/POP/SMTP Settings of FastMail Account:

Users can also configure FastMail account to other services using IMAP accessibility.


  1. Server: imap.fastmail.com
  2. Port: 993
  3. SSL/TLS Encryption: Enabled
  4. Username: Your FastMail Address including domain
  5. Password: Your App-Specific Password, not Regular Password


  1. Server: pop.fastmail.com
  2. Port: 995
  3. SSl/TLS Encryption: Enabled
  4. Username: Your FastMail Address
  5. Password: Your App-Specific Password, not Regular Password


  1. Server: smtp.fastmail.com
  2. Port: 465
  3. SSl/TLS Encryption: Enabled
  4. Authentication: PLAIN
  5. Username: Your FastMail Address
  6. Password: Your App-Specific Password, not Regular Password

Use Third-party FastMail IMAP Migration Tool to Backup Emails:

FastMail Email Migration using IMAP is a complete FastMail Backup tool because it supports multiple saving options with email filter options like FastMail specific folder migration, FastMail filter by date range, filter by From address, filter by To address or Filter by subject.

Let’s Understanding its Working with the help of Guide:

Conclusion: As we can see in this article, it was never so easy for the regular users to perform FastMail Backup process using manual methods. There are some limitations that comes while a user tries to configure FastMail with Desktop-based Email Clients using IMAP like:

  • User must meet condition or setup Mail Client to Download Data for Offline Access.
  • A large number of email clients only allows to Sync INBOX folder. In that scenario, user is unable to download all FastMail Mailbox items.
  • Sometimes due to large email or attachment size inserted in it, the mail client leaves large email or large attachments on the Server and does not fetch the data.

As we can see that due to above mentioned issues, it was never a good choice to download copy of FastMail emails on Hard Drive using by configuring IMAP with Desktop-based email clients. To resolve this issue, a third-party Email Backup Wizard is available which allows direct IMAP migration from FastMail to Gmail, G Suite, Yahoo, Office 365, Zimbra, Outlook.com, Thunderbird, Lotus Notes, IBM Verse, Rediffmail etc. email clients and services. Any user can also export & save data from FastMail to local storage in popular email and other file formats including Outlook PST, MSG, EML, EMLX, MBOX, PDF, HTML, MHT, RTF, XPS etc.