How to Backup your Gmail backup to your Local Hard Drive?

Download Gmail Backup from the following link

gmail-backup link for windows :

gmail-backup link for linux :

For linuux you need to install wxPython packages(

Step 1

Install Gmail backup on your machine.

Step 2

Type your gmail email id,password and backup folder.

Step 3

You will have a full local copy.You can open these messages in Outlook Express or similar email programs.See the screenshot.



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