Can I use JavaMail to backup my GMAIL account?
John Zukowski Short answer. Yes.
- In Gmail, access the SETTINGS link.
- Select FORWARDING AND POP.
- Select Enable POP for all mail (even mail that's already been downloaded). (POP Download step #1)
- Select ARCHIVE GMAIL'S COPY for POP Download Step #2: 2. When messages are accessed with POP.
- Access GMAIL like a regular POP account and save off the messages.