Get ePrepared

Learn how to store electronic copies of your important documents, in case you need them in an emergency.

Learn how to store your documents using emails

Before you can store copies of your documents, you will need to decide where you are going to store them electronically.

One option is to store them in your email inbox, by sending a copy to yourself.

The Nguyens will walk you through these steps.

How to store documents using emails
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Your emails can store your files if you email them as attachments to yourself. This will mean your files will be in the email program you use, for example, Gmail, Yahoo, or Outlook.

Steps to storing your documents on your device

Print out these steps to follow the Nguyens’ process yourself

Download the steps you’ll need to take to safely store electronic copies of your documents on your emails, just like the Nguyens.

Download the Nguyens steps