Export your data from Gmail

You can export and download your data from Gmail. You can download data that hasn't been deleted. You can create an archive to keep for your records or use the data in another service. Learn how to download your data.

If you use a work or school account, some data might not be available for download. If you're a super administrator of your Google domain, you can download or migrate your organization’s data. Learn how to export your organization's Google Workspace data.

Your download includes the following:

  • Message content
  • Message headers
  • Attachments
  • Gmail labels for the following class of messages
    • Messages in the Inbox
    • Unread messages
    • Sent messages
    • Starred messages
    • Draft messages
    • Messages that have been marked as important
    • Chat messages
    • Messages in the Trash folder
    • Messages in the Spam folder
    • Archived messages
    • Template responses saved by the user
    • Messages in each of the Category tabs shown in the Web UI
    • Muted messages
    • Messages opened by the user
    • Messages for which read receipts were sent to the sender
    • Messages that are scheduled to be sent in the future
    • Messages that have been snoozed
  • User-defined labels and IMAP keywords
  • User Settings
    • Email signatures
    • Vacation response message and subject
    • Delegated sender addresses
    • Other account addresses
    • Forwarding addresses
    • Filters
    • Blocked addresses
  • The end time of a Snoozed message
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