Gmail - saving an email as a pdf in Google Drive

You can use the Gmail print dialogue not only to print but also to save an email as a PDF to Google Drive. Note that you can only use this method if the email does not have any attachments.

1. Open the email that you wish to make a PDF copy of, and select Print. The print panel will then appear as shown below.

2. Tap Change and select a destination of Save to Google Drive. The Print button will then change to say Save.

3. Tap Save and the email will be saved to the main My Drive area of Google Drive as a PDF. You can then go to Google Drive and move and/or rename the PDF as required.


The information on this page about specific computer techniques is provided for information purposes only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date at the time it was written but no responsibility for its accuracy, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed by me. You should satisfy yourself, before using any of the techniques, software or services described, that the techniques are appropriate for your purposes and that the software or service is reliable.

This page was lasted updated in January 2019. Disclaimer