The older version of Gmail had a useful feature that will let you quickly save a message message in Gmail like a Google Document with your Google Drive. You might open an e-mail thread inside Gmail, opt for the Develop a Document menu option (see screenshot) and the message will 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 the official Gmail mobile apps, you can use Google Cloud Print to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one after the other.
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 being the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It is going to save the content as a PDF file in your Drive. If your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a better alternative believed that will work everywhere. All you to do is apply the label PDF to your email thread in Gmail and the message, along with all the current included file attachments, can get saved to the Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this choice can help to save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to several emails along with a copy of the message can be exported to Google Drive in couple of minutes.
Heres tips on how to setup the Google Script for your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on within your Google drive.
In the Add-ons menu, go to Save Emails, Create New rule and choose a Gmail folder in the dropdown. It becomes an open-source Google Script and yes it is not going to share your information with anyone.
Pick a folder in your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet will begin 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 allows you to save file attachments in addition to email PDFs to Google Drives, each of the inline images are rendered inside the PDF as well as the flow of conversation is likewise preserved from the saved PDF document.
A very important thing here is that you could save your Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere and not simply Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF towards the t0PDF and also the script will take care of the others.
And also since the saved PDFs will automatically download to your desktop in the event the Google Drive client is running, you can use this tool to continually get access to your important emails even when you are offline mode.