Information sent over email these days is very important such as account and password information, bank statements, university grades, business reports etc. There is also a possibility that any data you store on the internet could get wiped out. It was confirmed by Google that many Gmail users had temporarily lost access to their emails. If you are losing your emails to a similar glitch it is best to regularly backup your Gmail account.
By configuring an email client on your computer you can download your emails onto your hard drive.
You can back up your Gmail account by following these simple steps:
1. The first step is logging into your Gmail account and then click on the ‘settings’ gear icon at the top right corner. Now select ‘Settings’ from the provided options.
2. After clicking on the ‘Settings’, locate and click on the ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP’ tab.
3. After clicking on the ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP’ tab, select the first option, ‘Enable POP for all mail’.
4. After enabling the POP for all mail, click on ‘Save Changes’ at the bottom and you have successfully done the backup of all your data.