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Wednesday, 14 August 2013


5 Ways to Backup Your Gmail Emails for Offline Access

As you are aware, Gmail is Google own services. Google recently announced that it has more than 425 Millions active users worldwide. Looking at all the Google’s Product, Gmail stands out as the most important and useful program.
its really very important to backup our Gmail message should in case something happens.

Bellow are  5 best ways to backup your Gmail Emails for offline access.

1)  Using Outlook Mail(Hotmail)
Hotmail has been on the front run when looking for alternative to Gmail account. Using Hotmail Trueswitch, you can backup entire Gmail account into Hotmail account.
Go to Trueswitsh, and enter both your Gmail  and Hotmail Accounts details. Then Click on “Copy to Outlook” button. Then sit back and relax, everything will be done in couple of minutes.
You can as well forward your all future emails to your Hotmail account. To do that, Go to Gmail Settings> Forwarding and Pop|IMAP>Add a Forwarding address.

2)  Use Desktop Email Clients
There are so many email desktop clients available for free. But these are the top ones,  Microsoft OutlookApple Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird
In other to use these Desktop Email Clients, you need to enable pop 3 access in your Gmail settings.

3)  Using Gmail Backup
Gmail backup is free to use and it supports both Windows and Linux.
Here you need to enable IMAP in your Gmail account settings.

4)  Online Backup Service
There are so many online backup service.Although most of them are not free to us. They are equally Google. One of such i will recommend is Backupify. Backupify offers 2Gb free storage for Google Apps, Twitter, Facebook and more service. If you need more memory, you have to pay.

5)  Other scripts
You can also use script such as  Fetchmail (using the command line and running the Unix program) & getmail for  Linux users.


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