Can I use JavaMail to backup my GMAIL account?

John Zukowski

Short answer. Yes.

Longer answer:

  1. In Gmail, access the SETTINGS link.
  2. Select FORWARDING AND POP.
  3. Select Enable POP for all mail (even mail that's already been downloaded). (POP Download step #1)
  4. Select ARCHIVE GMAIL'S COPY for POP Download Step #2: 2. When messages are accessed with POP.
  5. Access GMAIL like a regular POP account and save off the messages.
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