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How to programmatically create/download Google Takeout archive?

Currently (April 2021), https://takeout.google.com/ has options to either perform a one-time export or to schedule exports every 2 months for a year (6 archives). The archive can be delivered as a ...
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Two-way sync with Google Photos?

If you use Google Drive, you can connect the two so that everything in Google Photos is also copied to Google Drive. If you use Google Drive sync, then they'll all be on your hard drive. In Google ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

Short answer Instead of IMAP use POP. Explanation From the reference You can read your Gmail messages from a client or device that supports POP, like Microsoft Outlook. The above means that ...
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How to download and remove e-mails from IMAP Gmail?

Something not far from "pop" the e-mail for local storage, in that it's removed from the server. This is with IMAP, of course. The only thing that actually makes POP destructive is the ...
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How Can I Download A Computer Backup?

If it is a large folder, downloading as a zip from Google will often time out due to Google converting all the Gdoc files and then splitting all your files in that folder into 2GB Zip files. (Have ...
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Managing pictures with Google Backup and Sync, Photos and Drive

There is no right combination of settings. The Google Photos upload checkbox (in the Backup and Sync preferences) is a blanket toggle: it affects all the selected local backup/sync folders. So if you ...
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How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

Backup your Gmail account for free, without 3rd party software preserving labels, chats, threads, attachment and whatnot, in a usable portable format The canonical way to backup the whole lot of your ...
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How can I backup my data in TripIt?

There appears to be a tool that will download all the data using, using an API key you can generate. Note, I haven't tested it, but I'll just leave this here for the next person to stumble across: ...
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How to backup and restore Google Docs files?

Is there any way to download Google Docs (or Sheets) files in the original Google Docs format? Not in the way that this could be generally understood but it's possible to Work on Google Docs, Sheets, ...
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How to delete attachments/images from an email without deleting the email itself (Gmail)?

You can use the Unattach web application to strip attachments and/or resize images. With a monthly limit of 30 e-mail messages, it's free. For $10 per year, there's no limit.
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Installing Google takeout under a different Google account

The Google Takeout files are not used to restore your Google Account. They will include your current files and email if you choose to include them however it won't be easy to transfer them back. If ...
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How to import a .mathcha-file into mathtcha.io?

It seems that you have to get Mathcha Notebook to open the file. The online version doesn't offer the function.
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Google Backup and Sync - Only One Direction

One-way sync is not possible with Google Backup and Sync. I believe there are other synchronization programs that you can synchronize in only one direction. . You can set up in 'Backup and Sync' ...
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How can I transfer the contents of hundreds of emails to a single Google Docs/text editor document?

The link above goes to cloudHQ, and while I think Export Emails to Google Sheets is great, and so is their other app Save emails to PDF, they recently released an "Export emails to Google Docs&...
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How can I transfer the contents of hundreds of emails to a single Google Docs/text editor document?

First off: STOP! Ha—don't take it the wrong way, but it has to be asked; why are you eschewing direct use of what you know will be your eventual destination, Google Docs? Docs works basically ...
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How can I transfer the contents of hundreds of emails to a single Google Docs/text editor document?

you can use this extension and export it into Google Sheets / Excel / CSV free version is limited to exporting 50 emails per month paid version costs from €24.99 ($28.37) quick tutorial on how to ...
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How Can I Download A Computer Backup?

I found a two steps solution. Say I want to sync DOWN a folder from another computer that is on: Computers > My Computer A > FolderA. In the new computer, install Backup & Sync, create a ...
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How Can I Download A Computer Backup?

I had this exact same issue just happen to me today. I had a 500gb folder of music, family memories etc that kept timing out on me when trying to ZIP. Not sure if you ever found a solution for it ...
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Google Backup&Sync and Photos - double quota hit?

They're only counted once. If you choose to upload original files, they will use your drive quota, while "High Quality" (re compressed by Google) photos don't use quota. Both could appear in Drive and ...
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How to backup OneNote files that are in OneDrive

Did you check the "Also backup notebooks stored on Sharepoint"? This option is actually for all notebooks that have an URL as storage location, so notebooks on OneNote as well. Also to be backed up ...
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Backing up from Google Photos

Like Google Photos, you can Back up photos & videos automatically in Google Drive. But Google recommend backing up using one app to avoid storing duplicate.
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Download backup of google drive trash folder

You can use the Linux command line utility drive to download all the files in your Google Drive trash, as follows: Give drive access to your Google Drive: drive init Download the files in your ...
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Download backup of google drive trash folder

When I ran into the same situation, I moved my files/folders from Bin into another folder. Moving doesn't require more space whereas copy does. Then download those files/folders. Once I had a copy ...
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Open your account settings. Scroll down to Your Tweet archive Click Request your archive Wait for an email to arrive Title: It's Tweet archive time From: [email protected] Click the Download now ...
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