How to Take Backup of Google Drive?

by Bella Swan I am technical analyst in a software company


Google Drive is the cloud-based application in which users can save data like photos, documents, videos and other types of data. Most of the users want to take backup of such data so that they can store them in any device or another account of Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive and can transfer data from one device to another device easily. This article contains a manual backup solution through which one can understand how to take backup of Google Drive data. The manual method includes more than one procedure to save all data of Google Drive account in local drive.

Various Procedure of Manual Method

Procedure#1. Backup Google Drive Data by the Use of Google Takeout.

In this method you have to use Google Takeout application as it allows you to take backup of all data of Google Drive account.

  • Enter your Google account login details in Google Takeout application.
  • Download data page and hit on the Select none option.
  • After that, save data in .zip format and then click on the Create Archive option.
  • Once saving of data is completed then click on the download button.
  • At this point Google will ask you to enter the Google account password.
  • Hit on the Next option to start the downloading of data and wait till the downloading is completed.

Procedure#2. Save Google Drive Data on Local Drive By Downloading

This method can be done with only primary Google Drive account, no other account details are required for this procedure you can download the desired data.

  • Open Google Drive account and enter login details.
  • Then select those files which you want to download in your desktop.
  • Now utilize the 3 dot section and go with the download option.
  • Let the download procedure completed.

With the use of these two procedures, you can save all data of Google Drive account but this procedure has some steps which can be followed only by those who have exact knowledge of this kind of conversion process.

Complete Backup from Google Drive to Other Cloud Drives

If you want to take backup of Google Drive data then you can get help of Cloud Drive Migration tool which can transfer all data of selected Google Drive account to various accounts of Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox. This tool can transfer particular types of files or you can also transfer data as per the required date range. You will get all migrated data with the same view as they appear before the migration process. You just need to enter your login credentials and then wait for the completion of the migration process. With this migration software, any user can transfer all data with exact accuracy and without any loss of data.


At the end of this conversation, it is concluded that if you are trying to save Google Drive data only in local system drive then you may follow the manual procedure but if you want to perform the migration process from Google Drive to the account of OneDrive and Dropbox then you should go with the expert software that is Cloud Drive Migration tool through which you can easily understand how to take backup of Google Drive in any other cloud drive account. To get knowledge of the working process of this software, you can try its free demo edition which has some limitations but the whole procedure can be followed only by licensed edition.

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About Bella Swan Senior     I am technical analyst in a software company

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Joined APSense since, January 31st, 2018, From New Delhi, India.

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