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How to Save Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app

The Mail and Calendar apps included with Windows 10 help you stay up to date on your email, manage your schedule and stay in touch with people you care about the most. Designed for both work and home, these apps help you communicate quickly and focus on what’s important across all your accounts. Supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo! and other popular accounts.

If you like, you can save your email messages from the Mail app to a .eml or .pdf file as a backup.

This tutorial will show you how to save email messages in the Mail app for your account in Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: To Save Email Message in Mail app to .eml File
  • Option Two: To Save Email Message in Mail app to .pdf File





Save Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app OPTION ONE Save Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app
To Save Email Message in Mail app to .eml File

1. Open the Mail app.

2. Open the email message you want to save.

3. Click/tap on the Actions (3 dots) button, and click/tap on Save as. (see screenshot below)

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4. Navigate to where you want to save the email to, type a "File name" you want for the .eml file, and click/tap on Save. (see screenshot below)

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5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 for any other email messages you would like to save.






Save Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app OPTION TWO Save Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app
To Save Email Message in Mail app to .pdf File

1. Open the Mail app.

2. Open the email message you want to save.

3. Click/tap on the Actions (3 dots) button, and click/tap on Print. (see screenshot below)

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4. Select Microsoft Print to PDF as the printer, make any changes you want to the print settings, and click/tap on Print when ready. (see screenshot below)

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5. Navigate to where you want to save the email to, type a "File name" you want for the .pdf file, and click/tap on Save. (see screenshot below)

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6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 for any other email messages you would like to save.


That's it,
Shawn