Tuesday, September 11, 2012

How To Save Gmail Attachments Directly to Google Drive Source

Google is adapting quite well with latest technologies and Google Drive is another product in their already well equipped arsenal of Products.If you aren’t aware about Google Drive, its a cloud computing service launched by Google few days back to compete with Dropbox and SkyDrive.I already wrote a detailed review of Google drive and if you are not sure whether which service you should opt for then you must read detailed comparison of Dropbox, SkyDrive and Google Drive.

Since it is a product from Google we can expect it to be integrated with other services from the search engine giant.As of now you can directly open and save Google Docs files in you Google Drive account but what about email attachments? They shouldn’t be ignored Right? There is no official update regarding the time-frame in which Gmail and Google Drive will be integrated but a chrome developer has made an extension that will fulfill this purpose.

Gmail Attachments To Drive is a Google chrome extension developed by Josh Sullivan and is available for download in Chrome app store.
Here are Steps Save Gmail Attachments Directly ti Google Drive

Download and install Gmail Attachments To Drive addon for chrome.
Now open Login into your Gmail account and open any mail with document (pdf,docx etc) attachment.Now you will notice Save to Drive just below your attachment.Click on it and your file will automatically get stored in Google Drive.
However the extension only supports documents like pdf, docx, rtf etc and it cannot save videos and compressed files like .rar or .zip files directly to Google drive.For these type of documents you have to perform the task manually.


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