How to save an email as a text files?

asked Feb 10, 2014 in Email by DinoGuy (2,130 points)
Good morning all

I want to save an individual email or a whole thread of emails from my Gmail account as a text file, but I am not sure how to do this. I want to save it as text or any possible universal format. Any suggestions are welcome

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answered Feb 10, 2014 by dona (4,540 points)
edited Jan 14, 2017 by rsuog
• From your gmail click the arrow right next to the Reply option  in the email header
• Choose the option “Show origina”.
• Press Ctrl +A to highlight the email’s text
• Press Ctrl+C  to copy the code and then open a text editor and paste using  Ctrl+V  and save