Why Save Gmail to Evernote?

Save Google Gmail to Evernote
Save Google Gmail to Evernote

At the very beginning, there is a brief introduction to Evernote. Evernote is famous as a note-taking application, but it can be also used as a cloud storage service. It has widgets like notebooks, tags, and calendars. You can create and name various tasks in these widgets according to your needs. Therefore, emails stored in these widgets can be classified clearly and you can find them easily.

Additionally, maybe you have backed up Evernote to Google Drive. Do you ever think to save Gmail to Evernote as a backup? If you come up with this idea but haven’t done it yet, you may look through these 3 aspects to see if they can inspire you.

  • Easy Organization: Your emails may be scattered in Gmail and using Evernote can help you classify these emails. By notebooks, tags, and categories on Evernote, you can easily organize and find emails.
  • Better Searchability: The search function of Evernote is quite powerful, so you can easily find your desired messages by their keywords or other criteria on Evernote. This will help a lot if you have masses of emails.
  • Offline Access: Evernote allows you to set offline notebooks and notes on mobile devices. So, when you save your emails to Evernote, you can access your emails offline.

So, transferring Gmail to Evernote definitely has some benefits. If you are interested in it, you can try the 2 ways in the following sections.

Save Gmail to Evernote and Other Cloud Drives via MultCloud [Advanced]

You can easily save emails into Evernote by MultCloud Email Migration. MultCloud is a multiple-cloud management service and Email Migration is one of its functions designed for migrating emails from email apps to cloud drives. So migrating Gmail to Evernote is a piece of cake for MultCloud.

By MultCloud Email Migration, your emails will be sent to Evernote as PDF which is convenient to preview and use. Also, you can choose to keep the conversation format or save the last message only on MultCloud. With these 2 features, the dialogues in your emails can be clearly listed one by one.

You can refer to the steps shown below for using MultCloud Email Migration.

Step 1: Enter MultCloud and get a new MultCloud account by clicking “Sign up Free”.

Step 2: Click “Add Email” and choose the Gmail icon to add Gmail to MultCloud. Also, click “Add Cloud” and choose the Evernote icon to add Evernote.

Add Gmail
Add Gmail

Step 3: Tap Email Migration and select Gmail in the left box and Evernote in the right box.

Save Gmail to Evernote
Save Gmail to Evernote

Step 4: Click “Migrate Now” and all of your Gmail emails will be transferred to your Evernote very soon.

Note: If you don’t want to transfer some of the emails, you can use Filter. It can help you filter the emails by sender, recipient, date, attachment, or status and only transfer these emails during the migration process.

Also, if you have a large volume of emails to migrate, the free 50 pieces of emails every month maybe not enough. However, when you upgrade to MultCloud paid plan, the pieces of emails won’t be limited.

Save Gmail to Evernote via Evernote for Google Gmail [Common]

Another way is attached to Gmail itself. Before you save Gmail emails to Evernote, you should first add “Evernote for Google Gmail” to your Gmail. However, according to Evernote, you may find yourself failing to install “Evernote for Google Gmail” and now you need to refresh your inbox or wait for an hour before you go to the next steps. Of Course, this problem will be annoying and time-consuming.

The specific steps for using Evernote for Google Drive are as follows. And the same steps can be used on Gmail.com, Gmail for iOS, and Gmail for Android, too.

Step 1: Open Gmail and log in to your account.

Step 2: Add “Evernote for Google Drive” by tapping the “+” icon in the right bar. Then search for this add-on in the pop-up window and install it. Here you need to allow your Evernote account to connect with this Gmail account in the add-on settings.

Click the + Icon
Click the + Icon

Step 3: Open an email that you want to save to Evernote and then click the Evernote add-on icon.

Step 4: Choose a notebook, add a tag, and edit the title of this email. Then click “Save” and the email will be sent to your Evernote.

How to Save Gmail to Evernote
How to Save Gmail to Evernote

MultCloud Email Migration vs Evernote for Google Gmail

For people who are busy and don’t want to try both of the above 2 ways, you may make a decision with a comparison between MultCloud Email Migration and Evernote for Google Gmail in this section.

  1. MultCloud Email Migration can be used to transfer multiple emails at once, while Evernote for Google Gmail needs you to transfer emails one by one.
  2. MultCloud transfers emails through bandwidth which is more stable and faster, while the transfer speed of Evernote for Google Gmail relies much on network stability.
  3. Because Email Migration converts your emails to PDF first, the format will be concordant and you don’t need to worry about the content in your emails can’t be viewed. But Evernote can’t realize this.

All in all, MultCloud Email Migration is recommended if you have many emails to save from Gmail to Evernote. If you only have several emails to transfer, you can also try Evernote for Google Gmail.


By this point, you must know the advantages of keeping emails from Gmail to Evernote and the 2 easiest ways to save Gmail to Evernote. Since these 2 ways are free and easy to use, you may give chances to both of them.

What’s more, you can try other functions on MultCloud like Team Transfer, Cloud Sync, and Cloud Backup. When you meet a problem that needs you to sync one cloud to another cloud such as syncing Google Drive with Evernote, don’t hesitate to use MultCloud Cloud Sync. With this function, you can sync files in real time and the sync process can be two-way.

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