The first option to backup your emails from Gmail is Microsoft outlook. But it's alternative option is Mozilla Thunderbird which is more effective than Microsoft outlook. Microsoft outlook is not good at IMAP. In place of it mozila Thunderbird is best at IMAP application. So here we know how to backup our all emails from Gmail.
How to backup each and every email from Gmail account to your computer or hard drive?
Step 1: Go to your Gmail account setting page. Now go to "Forwarding and POP / IMAP" tab.
Select enable POP for all mails and after that select keep Gmail's copy in the inbox.Now follow below steps for back up setting.
Step 2 : Download Mozilla Thunderbird to your computer and install it.
Step 3 : Run the program and go to tools >> account setting.Now select account action.
Here type your Gmail name, email address and your Gmail password. Make sure that you should type all these login credentials of your Gmail account.
When you select create account button then Thunderbird will start downloading your emails.
Step 4 : Now go to tools>>account settings again and select server setting.
Here make sure that check for new messages every is between 10 to 60 minutes.also select leave messages on server. After complete this step go to disk space and junk setting.
Step 5 : In disk space make sure select don't delete any messages as well as in junk setting select personal address book and press "OK" button.
Thunderbird has now download all emails from your Gmail account to computer drive and also has downloaded new inbox and new draft messages.
- Make sure that to complete download of all incoming emails your internet connection must be on that means it must not be interrupted.
- Even chances are very rare but POP may download virus/spyware/marware from your Gmail account to computer hard drive.
- Make sure to run an Antivirus scan after you have downloaded the all the emails.s