Save emails to PDF directly from Gmail™. This extension lets you easily save Gmail™ emails as a PDF document on your computer's hard. Convert your emails to PDF format locally (without a server interaction; secure and private) to backup your emails. The orange button can be used to generate distraction-free PDF documents and the blue one generates a normal PDF document. In this mode, your emails are reformated. Save your Gmail Messages as PDF Files in Google Drive Install the Save Emails as PDF add-on inside your Google drive. From the Add-ons.
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Gmail has many handy email options. However, one thing it seemingly lacks is an option that converts emails to a PDF (Portable Document. Coming to my point, saving Gmail emails to PDF format is ridiculously simple and a native capability – no need for extensions or lab tinkering. This is where the ability to convert mail from Gmail into a PDF file come in useful. Because Gmail has the built-in functionality to convert the mail into a PDF, there.
Sometimes the situation arise suddenly when you need to export Gmail emails to PDF file.
There could be multiple possibilities for it such as:. Whatever be the reason, there is no direct method available in Gmail which will help to convert Gmail emails to PDF quickly and precisely, but now there would be no hassle anymore. Follow step-by-step process to export Gmail to PDF, which is given below: Step 1 - Login to Gmail Account.
Step 2 - Click Settings from Drop Down menu.
Go to Settings icon present on the top right side of the screen and click Settings from drop down menu. Step 3 - Go to Labs tab and Select the Option.
Click on "Labs" present on the top of the screen and enable the option: Step 4 - Click on Required Email for Conversion. After done with the changes, go back to the Inbox , click the required email. You will see In new window option will display on the top right side of the email screen, click on it. Step 5 - Mail appear in New Window. After clicking In new window option, the mail will be opened in a new window, click on Drop Down option present next to Reply option and click on Print option.
Step 6 - Window be displayed with multiple options. Click on Save option present on the screen, choose the location where you want to save the file and click on Save.
Manual technique can be carried out by technical user. If we talk about non-technical users, then they will find the process quite complicated and also a little technical knowledge is must to convert Gmail to PDF.
Moreover, the process is beneficial when there are few file available for printing Gmail email to PDF. And when there are unlimited emails, third party tool would be required.
But first it is important to get all the Gmail data from Google Takeout service. By making use of this functionality users can easily download webmail data into email file format.
Just follow the steps given to export Gmail data. Step 2 - Choose required data.
Select the required data you want to export and click Next. Select the File Type, size, delivery method and click Create Archive. Now, visit you email account, click the email that Google Takeout sent to you and download the archive.
Step 4 - Find a Zip Folder. Go to your Downloads of the system, you will find a Zip folder named takeout. You will see all the selected folder items in the Takeout folder. That will remove any text formatting and images, so now you can cleanly copy and paste the email from Notepad into a word processor, such as Word. Then save the message in the word processor.
Next, open this Portable Document Format conversion tool in your browser. Click the Select files button there to select the document you copied the email message to. Press the Convert button to convert the file to a PDF format.
For starters, the email loses all its formatting and images. There are also quicker ways to save emails as PDFs.
First, open a Gmail email in Google Chrome. It looks like a tiny printer. Click the Print all button to open the window shown in the shot below. The print preview window includes a Change button that you can select to configure the destination printer with. Press Change to open a list of destinations for the email.
Click the Change button again to open the destination list, and then you can select Save to Google Drive from there.