The older version of Gmail possessed a useful feature that would permit you to quickly save an e-mail message in Gmail like a Google Document inside your Google Drive. You can open an email thread inside Gmail, choose the Build a Document menu option (see screenshot) along with the message would be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is not for sale in Gmail but if you are using Gmail inside Chrome, or have among the 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 functions likes this. Open an email message in Save emails to PDF, opt for 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 as being a PDF file with your Drive. In case your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a better alternative believed that work everywhere. All you to do is apply the label PDF to the email thread in Gmail and also the message, along with the included file attachments, is certain to get saved in your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this approach could save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to more than one emails as well as a copy of the message would 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 in your Google drive.
From your Add-ons menu, visit Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder from the dropdown. It is an open-source Google Script and it also is not going to share your computer data with anyone.
Select a folder in your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet begins 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 enables you to save file attachments and also email PDFs to Google Drives, all the inline images are rendered within the PDF and also the flow of conversation is additionally preserved in the saved PDF document.
A good thing here is you can save your valuable Gmail emails to Google Drive as PDFs from anywhere and not simply Google Chrome or Gmails mobile app. Just apply the label PDF for the t0PDF along with the script will handle the rest.
And furthermore, as the saved PDFs will automatically download to the desktop in the event the Google Drive client is running, this can be used tool to continually have accessibility to your important emails even when you are offline mode.