|Step 1: Deactivate your Existing POP Account
|Open Apple Mail.
Go to the Mail menu top left of the screen & choose Preferences.
Click on Accounts from the top of the preferences window.
Change the Password to make it deliberately incorrect where shown in the image opposite, this will prevent the mail app from receiving mail & will allow you to create the account again as an IMAP account.
Close the window click Save when asked.
|Step 2: Copy your Mail from your POP Account to your IMAP Account
|Highlight the mail in your POP mailbox and copy it to the IMAP mailbox.
This may take a while to copy.
You can break down large folders (500+emails) by date if you like and copy 50 or so at a time.
|Step 3: Disable your POP account
|Your POP account will then be empty and can be turned off.
Click the Mail menu from within Apple Mail
Select your POP account
Uncheck the Enable this account box.
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