The older version of Gmail possessed a useful feature that might let you quickly save a message message in Gmail like a Google Document within your Google Drive. You can open an e-mail thread inside Gmail, select the Develop a Document menu option (see screenshot) as well as the message would be exported to Google Docs.
The Save as Google Document feature has stopped being offered in Gmail but if you use Gmail inside Chrome, or have one of several official Gmail mobile apps, you can use Google Cloud Print to conserve your email messages as PDF files inside Google Drive, individually.
It really works likes this. Open an email message in Save emails to PDF, select the Print option and choose Send To Google Drive because the destination printer available under Google Cloud Print. It will save the content being a PDF file in your Drive. In case your email contains any attachments, they arent saved to operate.
Theres a much better alternative thought that works everywhere. The only thing you to complete is apply the label PDF for any email thread in Gmail along with the message, along with the included file attachments, is certain to get saved for your Drive.
Unlike Cloud Print that can only save individual email messages, this choice can help to save a batch of messages automatically. Just apply the label PDF to several emails plus a copy of such message could be exported to Google Drive in few minutes.
Heres ways to setup the Google Script for the Gmail account.
Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on within your Google drive.
In the Accessories menu, visit Save Emails, Create New rule and select a Gmail folder in the dropdown. It is an open-source Google Script and it also does not share your data with anyone.
Select a folder inside your Google Drive and create the rule. The sheet begins saving your messages PDFs in drive within 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 lets you save file attachments as well as email PDFs to Google Drives, all of the inline images are rendered in the PDF as well as the flow of conversation can also be preserved within the saved PDF document.
The greatest thing here is that you can keep 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 and also the script will take care of the rest.
And also since the saved PDFs will automatically download to your desktop in case the Google Drive client is running, you can use this tool to always have accessibility to your important emails even when you are offline mode.