The older version of Gmail experienced a useful feature that will permit you to quickly save a message message in Gmail as a Google Document with your Google Drive. You can open a message thread inside Gmail, pick the Develop a Document menu option (see screenshot) and the message can be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature has stopped being obtainable in Gmail but should you use Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of the official Gmail mobile apps, you may use Google Cloud Print to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one by one.
It really works likes this. Open an e-mail message in Save emails to PDF, choose the Print option and choose Send To Google Drive as the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It will save the message like a PDF file in your Drive. In case your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to get.
Theres an improved alternative believed work everywhere. The only thing you to complete is apply the label PDF to your email thread in Gmail as well as the message, along with all the included file attachments, is certain to get saved to your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that may only save individual email messages, this option could save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to a number of emails along with a copy of the message could be exported to Google Drive in matter of minutes.
Heres tips on how to setup the Google Script to your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on within your Google drive.
From your Accessories menu, visit Save Emails, Create New rule and choose a Gmail folder in the dropdown. It becomes an open-source Google Script plus it does not share your data with anyone.
Choose a folder with your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet begins saving your messages PDFs in drive inside an hour. Or check out Saves Emails Manage Rules to t0PDF any Gmail message as PDF in Drive.
Save PDF and Email Attachments in Drive
The premium edition of Save Gmail to Google Drive program unlocks more features. It enables you to save file attachments and also email PDFs to Google Drives, every one of the inline images are rendered within the PDF along with the flow of conversation can also be preserved inside the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is that you may save your Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere rather than just Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF towards the t0PDF and the script will handle others.
And furthermore, as the saved PDFs will automatically download for your desktop in the event the Google Drive client is running, this can be used tool to continually gain access to your important emails even when you are offline mode.