In accordance with NWR7's acceptable use policy, gradating senior's Gmail accounts are closed at the end of their senior year.  A common question is how data can be downloaded or saved for future use.  Aside from a manual process,  options listed below may aide in the efficient transfer of this data.  Other publicly available applications are available and can be used at user discretion.

1.  Share your documents or folders to another, off-domain account.  While ownership of the data will remain with the original account (,  share it to a destination account (, for example).  Next, make a copy of all the folders or documents that you have received as a shared item.  You will now see two copies of your data in your personal Drive - one set will display as "copy of", and the original.    You can now delete all the data which was shared to you, and whose ownership is listed as your account.  Data which is displayed as "copy of" will show in the Ownership column "me".  These files will not disappear once your school account is close.  Done

2.  Google Takeout.  Google Takeout is a Google app which enables the bulk download of all of your data at once.  Please see these external reference links for instruction:  

What is Google Takeout?  Business Insider

3.  MultCloud is a third party web service which provides free web based cloud storage transfer solutions.

MultCloud and instructions can be found here.  MultCloud

4.  Google Drive Migrator Tool allows users to move data from one Google Drive to another GD.    

Google Drive Migrator Tool can be found here.  Data Recovery




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