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Backup Gmail Free with Backupify: Save Your Gmail Data

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In case you missed the news Gmail had a failure this weekend for a small number of users who found their contacts and emails gone. As in poof, vanished. Goodbye. For users who backup via IMAP or another method this was an¬†inconvenience, but if you leave your only copy of data in the cloud, it’s a reminder that you should backup your Gmail account.

Perhaps the easiest way to do this is to sign up for a free year of Backupify which will backup your Gmail data after a quick signup process. The service will backup your contacts and emails, protecting them from the issues of backing up to a single system.

From now through midnight eastern on March 1st Backupify is giving away a free one year subscription to Backupify Pro 100 which backs up

  • Gmail
  • Google Docs
  • Google Sites
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Contacts,
  • Google Apps
  • Twitter
  • Flickr
  • Facebook
  • Zoho
  • Picasa

To get a free year of Backupify Pro 100 simply sign up for the free trial and enter the coupon code savegmail when checking out. Backupify will convert you from a free trial to a one year membership within 48 hours.

Via Lifehacker

Josh Smith is a longtime mobile tech user, currently using a Droid as his primary smartphone. Josh is also an editor at where he reviews notebooks and other mobile tech. Follow Josh on Twitter @Josh_Smith or email him

1 Comment

  1. Grace004 (Developer)

    May 4, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    I am one of the developer team member, and would like to share a simple solution that lets you enable to have gmail backup or IMAP backup. This tool is known as Beyond Inbox.

    Since we all have been very well familiar with the gmail outage or disruption and such problem might be occurred in the future also. So what we have to do is to have regular backup of our email account.

    So the simplest way to start the backup using Beyond Inbox.
    It generate separate file(.eml) for each email message.–how-to-backup-emails-from-imap-account.html

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