Google Takeout

Google Takeout is the backup service provided to you through your Google Apps Account. For students graduating or departing employees, Takeout has been enabled and can be accessed by navigating to


This will bring you to the advanced settings within your Google Apps Account which hosts the Google Takeout application.

Google Accounts Help (Download your data: Per-service information)

Check the items you would like to backup and then select Create Archive. You can choose the file format you wish the data to download as – this defaults to zip file.

You do not have to stay on this page if you check the option “Email me when ready” which will notify you when the zip file is available. This may take awhile depending on the amount of data you have stored.  You can also push the data to a dropbox location or personal Google Drive folder.

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