The older version of Gmail experienced a useful feature that would allow you to quickly save an email message in Gmail as a Google Document in your Google Drive. You can open a message thread inside Gmail, opt for the Produce a Document menu option (see screenshot) along with the message can be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature is not offered in Gmail but if you use Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of many official Gmail mobile apps, you should use Google Cloud Print to save lots of your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, one at a time.
The system functions likes this. Open an e-mail message in Save emails to PDF, opt for the Print option and select Send To Google Drive since the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It would save the content as a PDF file within your Drive. If your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate a vehicle.
Theres a greater alternative considered that work everywhere. All that you to complete is apply the label PDF to any email thread in Gmail as well as the message, along with all the included file attachments, will get saved to your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this option could save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to more than one emails as well as a copy of those message will be exported to Google Drive in short while.
Heres how you can setup the Google Script for your Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on in your Google drive.
From your Add-ons menu, head to Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder in the dropdown. This is an open-source Google Script and it will not share your data with anyone.
Select a folder within your Google Drive that will create the rule. The sheet will start saving your messages PDFs in drive in a 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 and also email PDFs to Google Drives, each of the inline images are rendered within the PDF and the flow of conversation is also preserved inside the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is that you can 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 for the t0PDF along with the script will take care of others.
And since the saved PDFs will automatically download to the desktop in case the Google Drive client is running, you can use this tool to continually have accessibility to your important emails even while you are offline mode.