Planning to Back up Your Gmail Contents?
Are you worried about your Gmail contents? Do you fear about losing the priceless e-mails and attachments? Are you yet to store them in cloud? Well don’t worry yet as we have something very interesting and handy for you! This article will specifically highlight for you ways in which you can backup your Gmail. We are, after all, not your best friends for nothing…
Backing up Gmail on a hard drive does not involve rocket science. It is easy and simple and can be done by anyone. One of the effective and easy to use tools is the Gmail Backup tool. Available for free, this software is nevertheless popular and can do your task really well. All you need doing is installing the tool and you are ready to go. When you opt to download your mails to keep here as a backup, you will be asked to fill in a detailed form wherein you will have to highlight the backup folder and period (dates from when you require to backup). Check the ‘Newest e-mails only option’ to make your downloads faster. All saved files will be available to you as separate .eml files! Simple.
However, saving e-mails as .eml files may not save your conversations as threads, which may make your task somewhat cumbersome. Therefore, you may consider saving your mails in a hard disk.
If you are comfortable saving all your Gmail account mails on your hard disk, you can easily do so by configuring a desktop e-mail client on your computer. Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, etc. are a few names to be mentioned here. Setting up a desktop mail client is simple and involves just a few do-able steps. Once you have set up, you can move all e-mails and attachments to this client and continue working comfortably.