Why Copy Email to Google Drive?
Nowadays, people like to store their important data on cloud drives and Google Drive is absolutely an outstanding cloud that wins a lot of fame. Of course, you can copy the email to Google Drive. There are 3 benefits of doing so.
- Storage Management: An email server has a limitation to save emails. When you reach the limitation, you can’t store more emails. In this regard, you can move some emails to Google Drive and delete these emails to free up inbox space.
- Integration with other Google Services: After you save your emails to Google Drive, those emails can seamlessly integrate with other Google services such as Google Docs and Google Sheets. By doing so, you can supercharge work efficiency and simplify workflow.
- Organizational Archive: In Google Drive, you can create folders and subfolders in accordance with your demands. Therefore, copying emails to Google Drive can help you archive those emails in different tiers which is more organizational.
Copy Email to Google Drive as PDF via MultCloud [Automatic]
There are 2 ways that can combine saving multiple emails and converting emails into PDFs. They are using MultCloud Email Migration and Copy to. MultCloud helps you manage your multiple clouds using one app with its robust functions. It releases a series of new functions for managing email servers like Gmail and Outlook, including Email Migration, Email Download, and Email "Copy to". All of these functions support saving emails as PDFs and batch-migrating.
Here the post gives the steps for using Email Migration to copy Gmail to Google Drive and Email "Copy to" to copy Outlook to Google Drive. However, the methods are not specially for one email server. You can also apply Email Migration to Outlook and "Copy to" to Gmail.
Way 1: Save Gmail to Google Drive by Email Migration
Step 1: Enter MultCloud and sign up for a MultCloud account if you are a new user.
Step 2: Add Gmail to MultCloud by clicking “Add Email” and the Gmail icon. After that, you will see a pop-up window and you need to log in to your Gmail account in it.
Step 3: Add Google Drive to MultCloud by clicking “Add Cloud” and the Google Drive icon. Also, it is necessary to log in to your Google Drive account in the pop-up window.
Step 4: Click “Email Migration” in the left sidebar and choose Gmail and Google Drive in the boxes. Then click “Migrate Now” and all of the Gmail emails will be sent to Google Drive.
- You may need to save masses of emails to Google Drive as PDFs and you can get a higher-paid plan to migrate up to 200 emails at once instead of 50 emails a month.
- The Email Filter is used for batch-selecting your desired emails. It will automatically sort out the emails by email sender, recipient, date, attachment, and status. Then let the task only migrate the selected emails.
- The default setting of Email Migration is transferring emails to Google Drive with attachments. If you don't need attachments, just unselect "Save Attachment" in the "Options".
Way 2: Save Outlook Emails to Google Drive by Email Copy to
Step 1: Add Outlook and Google Drive to MultCloud.
Step 2: Open Outlook on MultCloud and choose the desired emails. Then select "Copy to" in the upper bar.
Step 3: Choose "Google Drive" in the destination menu and click "OK". If you add other clouds to MultCloud and want to save emails to these clouds also, you can tick "Multi-select" and then select all the clouds.
Copy Email to Google Drive via Google Solutions [Gmail]
This section will tell you 2 ways to migrate emails to Google Drive and they are specifically designed for moving Gmail emails. If you only want to save a single email to Google Drive, you can use the Gmail Print feature. On the other side, if you are willing to copy all emails from a label to Google Drive at once, Google Takeout is recommended to you.
Way 1: By Google Takeout
Step 1: Enter Google Takeout and log in to your Google account.
Step 2: Click “Deselect all” under CREATE A NEW EXPORT, scroll down to find “Mail”, and tick the box next to it. Then continue to scroll down the page and click “Next step” in the lower-right corner.
Note: The default setting of Google Takeout is migrating all emails in Gmail. If you only want to migrate a label, you can refer to the steps: Click “All Mail data included” > Deselect “Include all messages in Mail” > Select the label.
Step 3: Select “Add to Drive” and adjust the Frequency or File type & size in terms of your needs. Finally, tap “Create export” and then all of your Gmail emails will be copied to Google Drive through Google Takeout.
Way 2: By Save to Google Drive Extension (Gmail Print)
Step 1: Enter Gmail and log in to your Gmail account.
Step 2: Open an email that you’d like to move, tap the 3-dots icon, and choose “Print”. Or, you can click the printer-shaped icon to directly enter the print interface.
Step 3: Tap the box beside “Destination” and choose “Save to Google Drive”. If you don’t find “Save to Google Drive”, you can click “See more …” and see if it is in the menu. Finally, click “Print” and you finish the operations to save Gmail to Google Drive.
Copy Email to Google Drive via Import/Export Wizard [Outlook]
You can also use the Outlook Import/Export Wizard to move emails from Outlook to Google Drive. But first of all, you may have to download and install the Google Drive app on your computer so that you can avoid the troublesome manual uploading process.
Step 1: Open the Outlook app and choose "File" in the upper-left corner.
Step 2: Choose "Open & Export" and click the "Import/Export" icon.
Step 3: Select "Export to a file" in the menu and click "Next".
Step 4: Select "Outlook Data File (.pst)" and click "Next".
Step 5: Choose the Outlook email folder and click "Next".
Step 6: Tap on "Browse ..." and choose the Google Drive folder as the exporting destination. Then click "Finish" to complete the exporting operations.
The above 5 ways are all helpful when you want to copy email to Google Drive. But to choose a better one, MultCloud will be selected since it can satisfy your multiple requirements like transferring one or more emails at once.
Additionally, other functions of MultCloud are also worth trying. Functions like Cloud Transfer, Cloud Sync, and Cloud Backup can do you a big favor when you want to move files from one cloud to another cloud. Next time you face trouble syncing Google Drive with OneDrive, don’t hesitate to use MultCloud Cloud Sync to solve it. With Cloud Sync, you can easily sync these 2 clouds without downloading any app or file, but just clicking a few buttons.
MultCloud Supports Clouds
OneDrive for Business
box for Business
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