How to Copy Yahoo Emails Onto a Flash Drive

Updated February 21, 2017

Yahoo! provides e-mail service for both personal and business use. At times, you may want to save one or more of your Yahoo! e-mails to a Flash drive. This will enable you to access the content of the email even when you are without an Internet connection. To save Yahoo! e-mail to your Flash drive, you will need free software called CutePDF Writer. When you go to print anything, including e-mails, this software gives you the option of saving as a PDF to any location on your computer, including your Flash drive.

Download and install CutePDF on your computer.

Open any web browser and log in to your Yahoo! e-mail account.

Open the email you wish to save.

Press Ctrl+P on your keyboard.

Choose "CutePDF Writer" under the printer name pull down menu in the Print Dialog Box.

Choose the number of copies you want, as well as other details such as page orientation, colour scale and page range. Click "OK" or press "Enter."

Choose your Flash drive as the save location in the Save As Dialog Box. Name the file and click "Save" or press "Enter."

Things You'll Need

  • CutePDF software
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