The older version of Gmail experienced a useful feature that might permit you to quickly save an e-mail message in Gmail as a Google Document inside your Google Drive. You could potentially open a message thread inside Gmail, select the Develop a Document menu option (see screenshot) and the message could be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is not for sale in Gmail but if you work with Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of several official Gmail mobile apps, you may use Google Cloud Print in order to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one after the other.
It really works likes this. Open a message message in Save emails to PDF, opt for the Print option and select Send To Google Drive because the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It will save the message being a PDF file in your Drive. Should your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres an improved alternative thought that works everywhere. The only thing you to complete is apply the label PDF to the email thread in Gmail and the message, along because of the included file attachments, can get saved for your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this alternative can save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to more than one emails as well as a copy of the message could be exported to Google Drive in matter of minutes.
Heres how you can setup the Google Script for your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on within your Google drive.
From the Accessories menu, visit Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder in the dropdown. It becomes an open-source Google Script and yes it does not share your data with anyone.
Pick a folder inside your Google Drive and make the rule. The sheet begins saving your messages PDFs in drive within 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 enables you to save file attachments in addition to email PDFs to Google Drives, all the inline images are rendered from the PDF and also the flow of conversation can also be preserved within the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is you can save your Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere and not merely Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF on the t0PDF along with the script will handle others.
And because the saved PDFs will automatically download to the desktop in case the Google Drive client is running, this can be used tool to always have accessibility to your important emails even while you are offline mode.