Here is a complete tutorial to back up and save your Gmail emails to OneDrive.
How do I save my emails to OneDrive?
To save your emails to OneDrive, you can manually download them and then upload them to your OneDrive account. Suppose you want to save emails from Gmail to OneDrive; you can open the email and use the Download message option to download it on your PC. You can later upload the downloaded file to OneDrive. We have shared a detailed tutorial below that you can check out.
How to save Gmail emails to OneDrive?
To save Gmail emails to OneDrive on Windows PC, you can use any one of these two methods:
- Download Gmail emails and upload them to OneDrive.
- Open your Gmail account in Outlook and drag and drop emails to OneDrive.
Download Gmail emails and upload them to OneDrive
The first method to back up Gmail emails to OneDrive is to manually download them and upload them to your OneDrive. To do that, you can follow the below simple steps:
First, open your Gmail account in a web browser and then open the email you want to save to OneDrive.
Now, click on the three-dot menu button present at the top of the email message and choose the Download message option. It will download a copy of the email message to your PC in EML format.
Repeat the above steps for all the Gmail emails you want to back up. Also, create a separate folder for all your Gmail emails.
Next, open the OneDrive website in a web browser and log in to your account.
After that, click on the Upload option and choose whether you want to upload individual Gmail email files or a whole folder. Then, select the files or folder and press the Upload button.
Alternatively, you can also manually copy the folder of downloaded Gmail emails and paste it to the OneDrive folder on your PC. However, make sure you have synced your PC files to online OneDrive.
Open your Gmail account in Outlook and drag and drop emails to OneDrive
The next method to save Gmail emails to OneDrive is to drag and drop emails from Outlook to OneDrive. When you use Gmail in a web browser, it won’t allow you to drag and drop messages out of the Gmail tab. Hence, we are going to use the Outlook app to do that.
First, open the Outlook app and set up your Gmail account in the app. On the other hand, open online OneDrive in your web browser.
Next, select the Gmail email that you want to back up and drag it to your OneDrive account in your browser.
You can repeat the above step for all other Gmail emails that you want to back up to your OneDrive.
How do I move all my emails to OneDrive?
If you want to move your Outlook emails to OneDrive, first, locally save the emails to your PC using the File > Save as feature. After that, open the Microsoft OneDrive website and upload your Outlook email files to your account.
Now read: How to Backup Gmail to Hard Drive on Windows?