Ways to backup your Gmail
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In my previous post I recommended installing Thunderbird (configured to download but not delete) to periodically backup your Gmail locally.
If you're not using one of the clients or devices above, we offer general instructions on configuring some clients below. If you encounter difficulties, we suggest contacting your mail client's customer support department -- we're unable to provide assistance for clients not listed above. Standard configuration instructions: Unless you're using recent mode to download mail to multiple clients, make sure you've opted not to leave messages on the server.
By Richi Jennings . March 1, 2011. Google says the problem causing an outage in Gmail and Google Apps has finally been resolved is still in-play for some users.