The older version of Gmail experienced a useful feature that could enable you to quickly save an e-mail message in Gmail as a Google Document within your Google Drive. You might open an email thread inside Gmail, choose the Produce a Document menu option (see screenshot) as well as the message would be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is not offered in Gmail but should you use Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of several official Gmail mobile apps, you can utilize Google Cloud Print in order to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one by one.
The system functions likes this. Open a message message in Save emails to PDF, pick the Print option and choose Send To Google Drive as the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It will save your message as a PDF file within your Drive. Should your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a much better alternative believed will work everywhere. All you to accomplish is apply the label PDF for any email thread in Gmail as well as the message, along with all the included file attachments, can get saved for your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this approach can help to save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to more than one emails as well as a copy of those message could be exported to Google Drive in few minutes.
Heres tips on how to setup the Google Script for your personal Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on inside of your Google drive.
Through the Add-ons menu, head to Save Emails, Create New rule and choose a Gmail folder from your dropdown. It becomes an open-source Google Script and yes it fails to share your data with anyone.
Decide on a folder in your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet begins saving your messages PDFs in drive within an hour. Or visit 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 lets you save file attachments along with email PDFs to Google Drives, all of the inline images are rendered inside the PDF along with the flow of conversation is likewise preserved within the saved PDF document.
A good thing here is that you could save your valuable 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 the rest.
And because the saved PDFs will automatically download for your desktop in the event the Google Drive client is running, this can be used tool to always have access to your important emails even while you are offline mode.