Poll Google Takeaway - How To Download Your Data & Export to Other Services

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Opinion: How often would you archive and download your Google Data?

  • Weekly (7 days)

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Monthly (28 days)

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Quarterly (3 months)

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • Annually (12 months)

    Votes: 2 13.3%
  • Before you close your Google account only

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • Never (why?)

    Votes: 11 73.3%

  • Total voters


Staff member
Jan 8, 2011
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
To get started, visit takeout.google.com/settings/takeout

"You can export and download your data from the Google products you use, like your email, calendar, and photos. In a few easy steps, create an archive to keep for your records or use the data in another service."

Step 1: Choose what you want archived


Step 2: Customise format and delivery


Read Support and FAQ page: Download your data - Accounts Help
Aug 20, 2017
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Maybe someday I'll download and backup it. But for now I just do GDrive backup to another service.