How to Export Messages and Contacts From Yandex Mail

Forward your Yandex messages to your favorite email client

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Yandex Mail is a free email service that lets you access your messages on the web using any browser. It's possible to set up a filter to forward your Yandex.Mail messages to a different address, and you can export your Yandex.Mail contacts to a different email client.

Instructions in this article apply to the web version of Yandex.Mail. All steps are the same regardless of which browser you use.

How to Set Up Email Forwarding in Yandex.Mail

To configure email forwarding in Yandex:

  1. Select the gear in the top-right corner of Yandex.Mail, then select Message filtering.

    Select the gear in the top-right corner of Yandex.Mail, then select Message filtering.
  2. Select Create filter.

    Select Create filter.
  3. Select the boxes next to Apply to and choose which types of messages you want to forward to another email provider.

    Select the boxes next to Apply to and choose which types of messages you want to forward to another email program.
  4. In the IF section, set the parameters in the drop-down menus to further specify the types of messages you want to forward.

    Select Add condition to narrow your message filter even more.

    In the IF section, set the parameters in the drop-down menus to further specify the types of messages you want to forward.
  5. In the Take the following action section, select the box beside Forward to and enter the email address.

    If you want to save copies of the forwarded emails in Yandex.Mail, check the box beside save copy.

    In the Take the following action section, select the box beside Forward to and enter the email address.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Create filter.

    Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Create filter.
  7. Enter your Yandex.Mail password and select Confirm. A message will now be sent to the other email address.

    Enter your Yandex.Mail password and select Confirm.
  8. Find the message from Yandex.Mail in your other email inbox and select the Confirm link to be taken to a confirmation page.

    Find the message from Yandex.Mail in your other email inbox and select the Confirm link to be taken to a confirmation page.
  9. Select Confirm forward to finish setting up mail forwarding from Yandex.Mail.

    Select Confirm forward to finish setting up mail forwarding from Yandex.Mail.

If successful, the page will automatically redirect to your Yandex.Mail inbox.

Yandex.Mail also supports POP and IMAP access, which means that you can have all of your Yandex.Mail messages delivered to another email program, and vice versa.

How to Export Contacts From Yandex.Mail 

CSV format files are used to import and export contacts between address books of various email clients. To export contacts from your Yandex Mail address book into a CSV file:

  1. Select Contacts in the top-left corner of Yandex.Mail.

    Select Contacts in the top-left corner of Yandex.Mail.
  2. Select More in the toolbar, then select Export contacts to file.

    Select More, then select Export contacts to file.
  3. Select which program you plan to export your contacts to, then select Save.

    Select which program you plan to export your contacts to, then select Save.

All contacts from your address book are saved to your computer in a CSV file. You can now go to your preferred email client and import the CSV file into the address book.