Backup and Download your Google Data

You can download the data associated with your Google Account so that you can use it in another service or keep a copy for your records.

You can request this info using the “Google Takeout” tool. Here’s how:

Start your download

  1. Visit the Download your data page.
  2. Select the Google products you’d like to include in your download and select Next.
  3. Choose the file type that you’d like your data in and how you want to get it (either by a download link or directly into your Google Drive).
  4. Select Create archive.

Once the archive is created, you’ll get an email to let you know it’s ready. Depending on the amount of information in your account, this process could take a few minutes or several hours, but most people get their link the same day they request it.