Easy Way To Back Up Your Gmail
Last Updated: October 2, 2021
In the internet world, we should always consider that problems may occur in our social media accounts, such as system malfunction, data corruption, and many more.
Thus, the best thing to keep our files protected is to back them up. In Gmail, email backups are a lot necessary to safeguard and secure the data you have in your account by keeping them in another storage device. It allows you to recover the original copy of accidentally deleted files as well as lost data.
If you don’t want to lose any important information from your Gmail account, the best method would be to back up all your emails in Gmail.
We’ve prepared the step-by-step process you have to follow below.
1. Open Gmail then log in your account.
To start backing up your files in Gmail, you need to go to mail.google.com and sign in to your account.
2. Click your profile icon then select “Manage your Google account.”
On the top-right corner of the Gmail page, click your profile icon then a drop-down menu will appear. Select “Manage your Google account,” and it will show a new window.
3. Select the “Data and Privacy” option.
From the right panel of the new window, there would be six sections, including “Data and Privacy,” which you should click. Next, you should scroll down until you see the “Download and delete data” section.
4. Click on the “Download your data” button.
In the mentioned section, you have the option to download your data or delete a Google service. To back up your Gmail, choose the first one and wait for a new page to appear.
5. Select “Mail” from all the data available for download.
The Google Takeout page presents you with various Google tools available for download and backup, but you will need to look for “mail” because we’re aiming to back up your Gmail.
6. Click the “Next Step” button to proceed.
Selecting “Mail” from the options is just the first step; now, after you’ve chosen it, click the “Next Step” button at the bottom of the window to proceed with backing up your Gmail.
7. Select the backup frequency, destination and the file type and size of the documents.
For the final step, before saving this, you have to select the backup frequency of your Gmail and double-check the file size and type and the destination of the documents to be backed up.
8. Click on “Create Export” to apply the changes made.
Now, all left for you to do is click the “Create Export” button to save the changes made and for your mails to start downloading and perform the backing up process.
Keep Your Data Protected in Gmail
Backing up all your data or emails in Gmail won’t even take you more than five minutes. Thus, I highly suggest that you find time to set this up on your account when you have the time because it’s an essential technique to keep your files protected.
If you want to restore some emails already deleted from your account, backup lets you do that efficiently!