In this blog, we will go through how you can create a backup for your emails by downloading them, and how you can restore your deleted messages. However, your Gmail account will not be backed up from the mobile app. It needs to be done on a PC.
To begin, go to the address https://myaccount.google.com/ through your web browser so that it can open up your information and your settings for your Google account. Here, if you are not automatically signed in to your Google account, click on the sign in option and enter in your details.
In the center of the page, click on personal info & privacy and then select Control your content. Next, go to Download your Data and select Create Archive.
At the top of the page, you will see an option titled Select none, which will deselect all the items on the page. If you need further assistance then ask at Gmail backup and restore.
This was, you will be backing up just your mail, rather than all the aspects of your Google account. You can skip this step if you want to back up your complete account. From here, scroll down and search for the grey switch for Mail, which will then turn blue, implying that you’re Gmail will get backed up.
From the All mail section, you can also select the particular labels that you want to download, rather than all of your emails. Click on Next and select a suitable size for your archive.
This size should be enough to accommodate all of your Gmail information and contents. Select Create Archive and the process of backing up will begin. It may take a few hours or days, depending on the size of your inbox.
Once this process is complete, Google will email a link to the backup file which you can then download. Login to your Gmail, select a location for the download and wait for it to finish.
Restoring the messages:
In case you have mistakenly sent your emails to trash, it has been less than thirty days since you did that and you have not permanently deleted them from your trash box, you still have the choice of restoring those emails.
To begin with, sign in to your Gmail and click on the trash box present on the left of your Gmail page. If you do not see it there, go to the labels tab in your settings and look for the label titled trash.
Now look for the message or messages that you would like to restore and select the boxes next to the name of the sender. Finally, select “Move to Inbox”.
All of your messages will be restored. Gmail can get you stuck at many other points for resolutions to all those errors connect with the experts at Gmail backup and restore.