How To Easily Manage & Restore Your Files In Google Drive | Appy Pie Help

How To Easily Manage & Restore Your Files In Google Drive ?

By Abhinav Girdhar | Updated on December 28, 2020, 2:40 pm

If you want to back up all of the documents, images, and other files you've stored on Google Drive, you can restore them from Google Takeout easily. You can then set things up so all new files are automatically backed up to another cloud service.

For restoring your files from Google Drive, you can create a one-time backup of every file currently stored in Google Drive using Google Takeout. Google Takeout is a platform that allows Google users to conveniently access and downloads the data in their accounts. You can use Google Takeout to download data from all of your Google services, including Calendar, Gmail, Maps, and more, however, here we are highlighting how to restore files from Google Drive.

If you only want to download data from Google Drive, go to Google Dropout. Click Deselect all to get started.

Scroll down and select Drive for backup.

You can click multiple formats to choose which file format files created in Google Docs will be. Microsoft Office files are the default format, but you can choose between PDF, RTF, ODT, and TXT files if you prefer. Files you uploaded to Drive will be downloaded in their original form. Press Ok when you’re ready.

You can select several options here:

  • File type 
  • Frequency
  • Destination

Once you’re done, scroll down to the bottom and click Create Export.

You will be told your archive is underway. You can also cancel export or schedule another one.

Your export might take a few days to make get export-ready and you will receive an email to download it when it’s ready.

With Appy Pie Connect, you can automatically copy every file uploaded to Google Drive to other cloud services. Appy Pie Connect allows you to connect your Google Drive to other popular apps like Gmail, Dropbox, OneDrive, Facebook Lead Ads, Slack, and many more to automate the tedious tasks in your workflows. This Google Drive-Appy Pie Connect integration will help users interact with your Google Drive with more than 150 apps without any coding.

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