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My father wants to backup his Gmail to the HDD. He has run out of storage space in Gmail and doesn't want to pay for the extra storage. I'm on an SSD and thus I can't keep the data in the disk the OS is on.

I'd like to know if you guys know of any way to backup his Gmail account to a specific folder on an HDD without me having to manually Backup and move?
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Your father has over 7GB in his Gmail?
    
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What you could do is enable the POP forwarding in Gmail yo your outlook, and then when you are in outlook, it should download all of your mail. If it dosnt, make everything in your Gmail "Mark as unread" and try again. Out look will automatically download it.
    
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This is not the first time we backup, but before we had the OS installed on an HDD. Yes, but it will download straight to my puny 30GB SSD. And I will have to move the files individually.
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Well I have been going through my Gmail account, and it is looking like this may be the only way to do it.
    
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