How to get Gmail backup into PC hard drive

In this tutorial, we will learn how to get Gmail backup into PC hard drive. From the last 10 years, the use of Gmail has been so common that without having Gmail account we will be not able to store messages and have business contacts. having a backup in PC drive will help you to protect your content or messages in your Gmail account which makes you assured of your content safety in your PC hard drive Even though google backs up.

How to get Gmail backup into PC hard drive

Now let us know how to get Gmail backup into PC drive the following steps are used to get Gmail backup into PC drive:

Step 1: Log into your Gmail account by using your Username and password.

Step 2: Click on your profile picture in your account and choose “Account” from the menu.

Step 3: From the “Account” menu click on the “Data tools” tab.

data tools

Step 4:  Click on the “Select data to download” link in the Download Data section from Data tools tab.

Step 5:  Click the “Create an archive” button from the data tools tab in your Gmail account.

Step 6:  After that, you should click “Select all” to deselect all items so that you can select the specific file to move into the backup file.

Step 7:  Select the “Mail” item and click the “Create Archive” button such that all the selected emails will be moved to the archive box.

Gmail backup

Step 8: Now you have to check the box you will find “Email  me when the archive is the ready ” and check whether the mail is transferred to the archive box


Step 8:  It sends you an email when you can download it.

Step 9: Open the sent email and click the given link which makes to download the required email and save the archive on your hard drive.

gmail backup into hard drive

Note: You need to have tools such as WinRAR or WinZIP to extract the contents of the archive.


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