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User Case: Is There a Way to Print My Emails from Gmail without Showing My BCC Recipient


I am trying to print my emails I've sent via Gmail for court. However, I do not want my BCC to appear in my printed copies as I will not be able to use them. Thank you!

- Question from Gmail Help

Why Make Gmail Print Email without Header?


Gmail is widely regarded as one of the most popular and widely used email services. Emails on Gmail consist of not only their content but also their headers, which typically include details such as the email addresses of the sender and recipient, the date and time the email was sent, and information about every internet server that the email passed through.

But sometimes users need to print Gmail emails without the header for various reason, such as:

  • Keep Confidential Information Private: To protect sensitive information like the recipient's email address and IP address, it's important to print email without a header.
  • Make Printing Quicker: If you print the email content only, it can speed up the printing process and save time and resources, especially when you deal with a large number of emails.

This article will focus on discussing the process of printing Gmail emails without the header section. Just read the following content and find information and guidance on how to print an email without the header in Gmail effectively.

How to Make Gmail without Header Normally

The easiest way is to copy text to print without header. Although it is a manual way, it is helpful and simple. If you only want the content itself, you can select the text only and print then. Here’re the step-by-step operations you can follow:

Step 1: Log into your Gmail account and open the email you want to print.

Step 2: Select the text and right-click to choose the Print option.


Step 3: Once you bring up the print dialogue window, you'll notice that the Gmail logo and header are absent from the print preview. This indicates that only the email content will be printed, and not the header section. Then you can make your own settings and Save.

Print Settings
Print Settings

How to Make Gmail without Header Newly

If you not only want to print Gmail without header, but also print the attachments on each email easily and quickly, you can then turn to a smart third-party service called MultCloud. It is a web-based cloud file manager that allows you to manage different cloud storage services and mailboxes in one place.


It currently helps you manage different cloud storage services in one place, and you can upload, download, share, delete, and perform other features on multiple clouds without frequent account shifting. Also, it enables you to download emails (including attachments) from Gmail, Outlook (comming soon), etc. to local PC directly and seamlessly. 

This service can help you export Gmail emails to PDF files in a hassle-free way. After downloading the emails on your local PC, you can then copy the content you want to print. And there are many advantages of using MultCloud to export emails with attachments from Gmail to PDF format to your PC:

  • Download Multiple Gmail Emails to PDF at Once. With MultCloud, you have the ability to export multiple emails, along with their attachments, from Gmail to PDF format on your computer all at once. This can save you time and effort, especially if you need to convert a large number of emails.
  • Scheduled Email Downloads. MultCloud offers automatic downloading if you set up. Then it will help you download emails to PDF files automatically in the background, such as running at a specific time, daily, weekly, or monthly.

Now, read below to learn how to print email from Gmail without header via MultCloud:

Step 1: Register a MultCloud account by your email. Or, continue via your Google or Facebook account.

Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 2: Head to Add Email on the left navigation pane, then add Gmail by tapping its icon and following the on-screen tips.

Add Gmail
Add Gmail

Step 3: Go to Gmail, select the email/emails you want to download as PDF, then tick the Save Attachments button. Finally, you can press the OK tab to start the download process.


Then, a PDF zip will be downloaded on your computer. When you want to print the content and attachment, you can select the text and right-click to choose the Print option.

This is how to print email without header on Gmail via MultCloud. In addition to exporting email feature, it also allows you to migrate, backup, and sync data from one cloud to another directly without going through a troublesome download-and-upload process. For example, you are able to backup Google Photos to Synology NAS effortlessly.


That’s all about how to make Gmail print email without header. In a word, you can simply deliver the goal by selecting to print the text only. Or, when you have multiple emails, along with their attachments, to print, you can then use MultCloud, which can help you download emails easily and quickly. After downloading them on your PC, you can select and print the content you like.

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