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I'd like to backup my gmail messages to my hard drive. Not sure where to begin.


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#1 brian2009

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Posted 06 January 2016 - 04:34 PM

I would like to store my gmail messages. A quick search leads me to believe it can be done but I'm not sure which software/process to use.

 

1. I use Gmail.

2. Windows 7-64 Pro

3. I've never used Outlook..don't even know if I have it (Do I get it from Windows Essentials?)

 

Thanks

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I did find this web page but couldn't decide which might work best.

 

http://www.versatilecontents.com/top-5-tools-to-backup-gmail-accounts/

 

I also found this on youtube. The second method might be what I'm looking for but not sure about prior messages being downloaded.

 

https://youtu.be/RXvGL9SDSVw


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Posted 07 January 2016 - 01:46 AM

OK. I found the info on youtube.

 

I decided to use Mozilla's Thunderbird.

 

Pretty simple process to set-up.






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