The older version of Gmail enjoyed a useful feature that will let you quickly save an e-mail message in Gmail like a Google Document inside your Google Drive. You might open an e-mail thread inside Gmail, select the Produce a Document menu option (see screenshot) along with the message could be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is no longer for sale in Gmail but if you are using Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of several official Gmail mobile apps, you should use Google Cloud Print to conserve 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, choose the Print option and choose Send To Google Drive as the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It is going to save the message as a PDF file within your Drive. Should your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to get.
Theres an improved alternative thought that work everywhere. All you could to perform is apply the label PDF to the email thread in Gmail as well as the message, along with the included file attachments, will get saved to the Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that may only save individual email messages, this option can help to save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to several emails and a copy of such message could be exported to Google Drive in few minutes.
Heres the best way to setup the Google Script to your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on inside of your Google drive.
From the Accessories menu, check out Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder from your dropdown. This is an open-source Google Script and it also fails to share your information with anyone.
Choose a folder within your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet begins saving your messages PDFs in drive within an hour. Or head 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 along with email PDFs to Google Drives, every one of the inline images are rendered inside the PDF and also the flow of conversation can also be preserved inside the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is that you can keep your Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere and not merely Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF for the t0PDF and also the script will take care of the rest.
And since the saved PDFs will automatically download for your desktop in case the Google Drive client is running, you can use this tool to continually have access to your important emails even while you are offline mode.