How to backup your Google account

If you’re like me and have an android device or are a sworn user of Gmail, than you may want to follow this informational advice from our friends at WikiHow (and we’re sure your mother would have told you the same thing: back it up!)

A lot of information sent over email these days can be very important, such as account and password information, bank statements, university grades, business reports, and general correspondence among friends and family. It’s always possible, though, that any data you store on the Internet could get wiped out. On February 28, 2011, Google confirmed that many Gmail users had temporarily lost access to their emails.[1] If you’re worried about ever losing your emails to a similar glitch, it’s probably a good idea to regularly backup your Gmail account. By configuring an email client on your computer, you can download your emails onto your hard drive by following these steps located at  http://m.wikihow.com/Backup-Your-Gmail-Account

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