When you have emails in your inbox that you need to save together as a personal copy like:
- Emails from the IRS
- Changing jobs
- Emails from a customer for archiving
Whatever it is, here’s how to safely save your emails with just one click.
New Tool: Save My Emails
Installing it only takes a moment, and with one click, you can backup any email in your Gmail account. All you need is a USB keychain or your computer’s hard drive to download them to.
Using Save My Emails
Here’s how to install and use the Save My Emails extension:
Step 1: Install the Extension
Install the Save My Emails Chrome extension, which is free from the Chrome web store. It only takes a moment to install.
Step 2: Select the emails you want to save
Go to your Gmail and select the emails you want to save.
Step 3: Click the “Save My Emails” button
Click the “Save My Emails” button. That’s all there is to it.
You’ll get an email when we’ve done copying them all for you in PDF, CSV or MS Excel format. Then you can download them onto your USB drive, or your computer’s hard drive. Here’s a 60-second video of Save My Emails in action:
Experts estimate that 1 in 5 businesses will be hacked at some point this year. Among hackers, email is one of the top targets. In March, for example, a hacker was asking $450 for a file that contained credentials for over 20 million Gmail and Yahoo! accounts.
Though less common, network outages and server failures can also wipe out your email storage.
For all those reasons, it’s vital that you have important emails backed up somewhere safe. Now you can do that with just a single click.