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How to Download All Emails on Gmail

To avoid the case of being attacked by others and losing all emails, users should take steps to back up the entire email to the computer.

Step 1: Log in your Google account. If you forget the password, you can reset.

Step 2: Click Data & Personalization.

Step 3: In the displayed page, scroll down to find the Download, delete, or make a plan for your data section, Download your data.

Step 4: In the Products section, click Deselect all.

Step 5: You scroll down to find Mail, tick the All messages and attachments in your Gmail account are in MBOX format.

Step 6: Select All Mail data included.

Step 7: Tick the type of mail you want to download and click OK.

Step 8: Next, scroll down to the bottom of the current interface and select Next Step.

Step 9: In the Customize archive format section, select File Type to backup email and Delivery method. You can also schedule automatic backups later and set the maximum file size for your archive.

  • Here you can choose to download a backup via Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive. Each method has download instructions, click each option to see details.
  • Select Data Export Type, File Type, Maximum Size of the file.

Step 10: Scroll down to the bottom and select Create Archive.

Step 11: You wait for the process of email archiving is complete. Depending on the size of the message as well as the Internet connection speed, the process can be fast or slow.

Step 12: When the compression process is complete, you will receive a notification in your inbox on Gmail, we just click Download archive to download the email backup to your computer.

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