Takeout

Backup or Transfer with Takeout

By using GSuite's built-in archive tool, Google Takeout, you can transfer or create a local copy of your emails, calendar entries, contacts, Drive files, and more. 

Content Transfer

 To use Google's Content Transfer, follow these steps

  • Navigate to myaccount.google.com
  • Click Get Started under Transfer your content
  • Ensure you are logged in with the GSuite account you wish to backup
    • (Please see this FAQ for assistance with switching accounts)
  • Enter the account name of the non-AppState GSuite account you wish to receive the content transfer and click Send Code
  • Check the non-AppState GSuite account for an email with the subject line "Verify your Account"
  • Enter the listed security code in the box labeled "Enter Code" and click Verify
  • Select the individual GSuite applications you wish to transfer and ensure the slider is set to blue
  • Click Next
  • Once the content transfer is finished, you will receive a message informing you that the process has completed

Your non-AppState email account should now have all content that you selected

Content Archive

To use Google Archive Creator , follow these steps:

  • Navigate to myaccount.google.com
  • Click Control my Content
  • Ensure you are logged in with the GSuite account you wish to backup
    • (Please see this FAQ for assistance with switching accounts)
  • Select the individual GSuite applications you wish to backup and ensure the slider is set to blue
  • Click Next
  • In the Customize Archive Format menu, leave all settings at default
  • Click Create Archive
    • (This step will take anywhere from one hour to several days, depending on the amount of data you have selected to include in the archive)
  • Once the service has completed compiling the archive, Takeout will send you links to download the files

Once you have the files downloaded, you have a total snapshot of data from the applications you selected which you are free to make copies of or store in whichever method you choose

For assistance with Google Takeout or importing archived files, please contact the Help Desk at 828-262-6266 (Option 1)