The older version of Gmail had a useful feature that will let you quickly save an e-mail message in Gmail as a Google Document within your Google Drive. You can open a message thread inside Gmail, select the Develop a Document menu option (see screenshot) and also the message would 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 among 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.
It functions likes this. Open a message message in Save emails to PDF, pick the Print option and select Send To Google Drive since the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It would save the content being a PDF file in your Drive. When your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a greater alternative believed will work everywhere. All you could to accomplish is apply the label PDF for any email thread in Gmail and the message, along with all the current included file attachments, will get saved in your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that will only save individual email messages, this alternative will save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to several emails as well as a copy of those message would be exported to Google Drive in matter of minutes.
Heres ways to setup the Google Script for the 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 also is not going to share your information 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 a 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 permits you to save file attachments and also email PDFs to Google Drives, every one of the inline images are rendered from the PDF as well as the flow of conversation can also be preserved inside the saved PDF document.
The best thing here is that you may 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 on the t0PDF along with the script will take care of the others.
And since the saved PDFs will automatically download for your desktop when the Google Drive client is running, you can use this tool to continually have access to your important emails even while you are offline mode.