The older version of Gmail possessed a useful feature that might allow you to quickly save an email message in Gmail as being a Google Document within your Google Drive. You could potentially open a message thread inside Gmail, select the Build a Document menu option (see screenshot) and also the message could be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is no longer for sale in Gmail but if you work with Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of several official Gmail mobile apps, you can use Google Cloud Print in order to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one at a time.
The system functions likes this. Open an email message in Save emails to PDF, pick the Print option and choose Send To Google Drive since the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It is going to save the content being a PDF file within your Drive. If your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a greater alternative believed will continue to work everywhere. All you to do is apply the label PDF for any email thread in Gmail and also the message, along with all the included file attachments, will get saved to the Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that could only save individual email messages, this alternative will save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to more than one emails as well as a copy of these message can be exported to Google Drive in matter of minutes.
Heres ways to setup the Google Script for the Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on in your Google drive.
Through the Add-ons menu, visit Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder through the dropdown. This is an open-source Google Script and it also is not going to share your data with anyone.
Pick a folder with your Google Drive and create the rule. The sheet will start saving your messages PDFs in drive in an hour. Or go to 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 allows you to save file attachments in addition to email PDFs to Google Drives, all of the inline images are rendered within the PDF as well as the flow of conversation can also be preserved in the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is you can save your valuable Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere and not just Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF to the t0PDF and also the script will handle the remainder.
And because the saved PDFs will automatically download to 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 when you are offline mode.