Copying or transferring data from your Michigan Tech Google account

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Google Takeout

Google Takeout is a tool for copying and transferring your files to another Google Account. This can be useful for:

  • Backing up your files from time to time
  • Keeping important files when you graduate, switch schools, or leave for another reason

Students using Google Drive or Google Photos will lose access to those services 120 days after graduation, and all content will be marked for deletion.  Google Takeout provides the ability to keep your content by downloading it or transferring it to another account.

The instructions for using Google Takeout with your Michigan Tech Google account are at: Copy content from your school account to another account 

If you have any questions, contact IT at it-help@mtu.edu or call 906-487-1111.

Transfer Your Content is only available to authorized G Suite for Education Accounts

If you receive this message, it is likely that you are logged in with both your Michigan Tech and your personal Gmail account in the same browser.

  1. Clear your browser cache.
  2. Open an incognito or private window.
  3. In the incognito or private window, log in to Google Drive with your Michigan Tech account.
  4. Try transferring your content again.

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Article ID: 141642
Created
Wed 2/23/22 11:49 AM
Modified
Fri 12/16/22 12:24 PM

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