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The email body in Gmail can contain pictures, tables, animations, and other features that increase its size. To keep the emails lighter, the sender sends the emails along with attachment(s). The attachment can be a single file or multiple files separately. A zipped fill can also become an attachment that encapsulates the files.
The user can attach images, documents, PPTs, spreadsheets, audios, videos, applications, and other types of files to emails. Last month, my colleague told us that he needed to download all the attachments from various emails from the Gmail application. He said,” I have been receiving the online receipts from our Internet Service Provider for 5 years. To check the changes in the billing pattern, I require the receipts from at least 2 years. Perhaps, I will have to check the attachment of each mail and download it manually.”
When you require attachments from many emails, you should check the following methods and choose the most suitable method. You can also consider these methods when you back up Gmail emails to computer.
Google Takeout is a URL-based service by Google that exports selected applications in the form of a zip file. You can save entire Gmail information in this way. It will save messages with their respective attachments.
After downloading the zip file, you can extract the data, and there will be an MBOX file. You can open it in any application that supports MBOX format.
If you do not want to save the Google details in an MBOX file, you should use Kernel Gmail Backup software with all the features to fulfill the user’s need. It provides various filters and options to choose the critical part of the mailbox.
Click OK after a message appears informing that the process is complete.
In a business where the user sends and receives numerous emails daily, it becomes tough to retrieve attachments. You can either download attachments or use the methods mentioned above to save them as a backup. In Google Takeout, it takes much time to create the export file. At the same time, the Kernel Gmail Backup software creates the backup file instantly. There is no size limit in saving the information, and there is a backup report in CSV format showing the status of each item.