The older version of Gmail enjoyed a useful feature that could allow you to quickly save a message message in Gmail being a Google Document with your Google Drive. You could potentially open an email thread inside Gmail, select the Produce a Document menu option (see screenshot) and also the message would 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 may use Google Cloud Print in order to save your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one after the other.
It works likes this. Open an email 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 would save the content as a PDF file in your Drive. When your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to get.
Theres an improved alternative considered that will work everywhere. All you to accomplish is apply the label PDF for any email thread in Gmail and the message, along with all the included file attachments, will receive saved in your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this option will save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to a number of emails plus a copy of such message would be exported to Google Drive in few minutes.
Heres tips on how to setup the Google Script to your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on within your Google drive.
In the Accessories menu, go to Save Emails, Create New rule and choose a Gmail folder through the dropdown. It becomes an open-source Google Script and yes it is not going to share your computer data with anyone.
Pick a folder inside your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet will begin 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 enables you to save file attachments and also email PDFs to Google Drives, all of the inline images are rendered within the PDF as well as the flow of conversation is likewise preserved within the saved PDF document.
The best 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 for the t0PDF as well as the script will handle the rest.
And also since the saved PDFs will automatically download in your desktop if 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.