Among the best email services that people often choose is Gmail. This free webmail service is already a good deal since the features are already excellent. There are many people who enjoy using the service not just emailing but as well as chatting and video calling. Many are even impressed of their security which is enhanced as time goes by. Unfortunately, no matter how good the security, you should not rely everything to Gmail. It might be good if you do a little backup process on your side on your important emails. Why? Whatever happens you have your own copy. How to backup? It is taught here in this article.
Backup Using a Client
a. On the top right hand side of the account website, click the gear key.
b. Now, click on the Settings, and after that Forwarding POP/IMAP.
c. You also need to enable the IMAP and select the “Do not limit the number of messages in an IMAP folder”. It is underneath the Folder Size Limits.
d. And lastly, do not forget to click on “Save Changes”.
Your emails are already placed on the client side, you simply need visit Google Support to find out instructions about how to apply Gmail with a Client.
Backup Using Outlook
a. Start your Outlook and after that head to Tools > Account Settings.
b. Next, click on New.
c. Key the Gmail details you have, the email address and password.
d. Afterwards, the emails will immediately download on Outlook.
Backup Using Thunderbird
a. You need to download and install first Mozilla Thunderbird using your laptop.
b. You also need to set up an account.
c. After that, input your Gmail credentials, the username and password.
d. Lastly, click the Get Mail to download all of your current emails.
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