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Students - Transfer your WFU Google data to a personal Gmail account

Modified on: Fri, Aug 11, 2023 11:19 AM

For Students only

Google Takeout allows you to easily transfer student WFU Gmail and Google Drive data through an automated process. This process will transfer Gmail labels/folders and keeps Google Drive in your current folder structure.


  • While logged into your personal account, click the Get confirmation code button from the Verify your account email.

Google Takeout - get confirmation code

Google Takeout - verification code

  • Enter the verification code provided in Step 2 on the Transfer your content screen. Click VERIFY.

  • Select what you would like to transfer from to your or You can choose Drive and/or Gmail. Click START TRANSFER.

  • You will receive an email at both email addresses letting you know that the transfer has officially started. You will also receive an email once it has completed.

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