Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to Export Messages from an Evolution Folder by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on October 15, 2019 Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail Tweet Share Email How do you get the emails out of Evolution? Is there a File Export command? While there's no File | Export command, you can export messages from a folder in Evolution easily and in a highly compatible format (mbox) so it's possible to import them in other email programs. Export Messages from an Evolution Folder To export messages from an Evolution folder: Open the folder in Evolution.Select Edit | Select All from the menu.Now select File | Save As... from the menu.Choose the location and file name where you want to save your emails.You can give the file a .mbx extension so it's clear that it is a mbox file.Click OK.