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Exporting Data from Gmail/Google

Using Google Takeout

  1. Select the data you want
  2. Scroll to the bottom and select Next
  3. Select email delivery
  4. Click on Create Archive
  5. Once you get the email from Google Takeout click on the link and download the files

Viewing Mbox Files

  1. Download Import/Export Tools from mozilla addons
  2. Start Thunderbird and install the xpi file from
  3. Select Local Folders and go to Tools→ImportExportTools→Import mbox file
  4. Select the mbox file you downloaded from Google Takeout
  5. Let thunderbird work in importing your mail (this could take a while)
gmail/export.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/23 13:56 by tschulz