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stefansundin / extract-attachments.py
Last active Jan 29, 2020
Extract attachments from emails that Gmail doesn't allow you to download. This is dumb. Please use Python >= 3.4.
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#!/usr/bin/env python3
# Get your files that Gmail block. Warning message:
# "Anti-virus warning - 1 attachment contains a virus or blocked file. Downloading this attachment is disabled."
# Based on: https://spapas.github.io/2014/10/23/retrieve-gmail-blocked-attachments/
# Instructions:
# Go to your emails, click the arrow button in the top right, "Show original", then "Download Original".
# Move the files to the same directory as this program, then run it.
import email
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