How do I save my emails from gmail onto my computer?

by on December 5, 2012

Q: Hi I am trying to save my emails onto my hard drive from my gmail account. I saw a post from your site on how to do it but i was wondering what file the emails would be saving too as im not sure how to locate them on my hard drive. Thanks look forward to your reply


One Response to “How do I save my emails from gmail onto my computer?”
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    Not sure which instructions you were looking at, but you’re probably better off using these directions:

    http://www.wikihow.com/Backup-Your-Gmail-Account

    With those directions you’ll use an e-mail program to download all your email, and you’ll be able to use that program on your computer to view e-mails.