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Gmail has just rolled out a feature allowing users to back up their emails: https://www.google.com/settings/takeout : Old UI:


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Wordpress exporting only includes the database entries for your site. Upon importing an xml file to another Wordpress installation an option is given to copy media from within those posts into the new installation.


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The gdoc and gsheet files are, as you've discovered, simply pointers to the online version(s) of the file(s). (This only happens if you have the Google Docs app on your PC or Mac, of course.) The only way to make local backups of the files so that they contain your actual data would be to convert them to a different format. Converting a gdoc to a Word file ...


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If you want to download either individual components of your Facebook profile - photos, messages, wall posts, updates, friends etc - or indeed the whole thing, then you should use SocialSafe. You can specify what parts of your account that you back up to your own machine and the user interface makes it easy to browse or search through it. You can download ...


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This Facebook app did it for me. Friend List Exporter https://apps.facebook.com/friendlistexporter You can export it into different formats too. - Download a basic textual list of your friends. - Download a basic textual list of your friends with profile links. - Download an html list of your friends with profile links and profile pictures. - Download a ...


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You can download all your Facebook account following this guide : https://www.facebook.com/help/131112897028467/ Click the account menu at the top right of any Facebook page Choose Account Settings Click on "Download a copy of your Facebook data" Click Start My Archive It will download all your Facebook data : Your timeline information (ex: your contact ...


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Yeah, google drive sucks in that aspect. It doesn't save local copies of most files that do not count towards your limit (mostly docs, sheets, etc) anywhere in our hard drive. Not that we can easily access anyway. Also, even its "offline" feature, while it seem to work some times, it often fails. Oddly enough, video files (smaller than 15 min they say) also ...


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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 Drive settings, check the box next to "Create a Google Photos folder" labeled Automatically put your Google Photos into a folder in My Drive" Now you'll have a ...


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CloudHQ is a paid service that supports one-way syncing between a variety of cloud platforms I can't comment on whether or not the output would be supported by LibreOffice or HTML, but it seems likely that it would. I would email the developers.


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Picasa Web is "going away" and is being replaced by Google+ Photos. (In fact, if you go to your Google+ photos and to Picasa Web, you'll see that your photos are all in "both" places.) Furthermore, I wouldn't expect to see too many more updates to the Picasa desktop application. Google doesn't want to be making desktop apps anymore.) Further, since Gmail, ...


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Backing up someone else's data without consent may violate TOS or laws of state you or they reside in. Visit this information before trying to acquire someone else's data: Ethics of Online Backup Systems Facebook TOS Twitter TOS


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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 accessing the GMAIL email mailbox, as the same happens with most of the email services mailboxes, using POP doesn't change the messages in the email server. Bear in ...


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Although not officially supported, it is possible. To do so, you need to create "links" from the folders you want to sync to the Box.net folder. This Wiki page gives you the details for dropbox, most of which should also work with box.net. Personally, I use the Link Shell Extension to manage links on Windows. Contrary to some beliefs, the NTFS filing ...


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The three security levels currently available in CrashPlan+ (which allows use of CrashPlan Central for online backups) are: Secure key with account password (default) Secure key with private password Use custom data key As for which level(s) to use, it appears that anything but the default meets the goal: Secure key with account password (default) The ...


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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 email messages (and a bunch of interesting stuff that Google kknows about you from bookmarks in chrome sync to workouts from Google fit, is trough their Google ...


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you can also try this free tool, written in java: http://code.google.com/p/tumblr-backup/ but it just backs up the photos. But an advantage is, that it does incremental backups, starts on each run where it left off the last time.


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Twitter allows its own archive system where you can request for the download. You can view its official announcement here. You can download all your tweets with no tweet limit.


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Twitter is starting to roll out the ability for anyone to request an archive of all of their tweets. Official Twitter blog: Your Twitter archive Apparently it works similarly to Facebook's archive option. If the option is turned on for you, you'll see a link for "Your Twitter Archive" in Twitter Settings. Once you've made the request, and after some amount ...


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It is not possible. Answer from their customer service: Auto-billing is a required part of our terms and agreement, so there is no way to auto-cancel. You would need to manually cancel following these steps: https://help.backblaze.com/entries/95526007-Canceling-an-Account If you forget to cancel before the auto-renewal, you can let us know and we can issue ...


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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 want to backup Drive-only files, you need to leave it unchecked and continue manually uploading your images to the Photos app. As of yet, the B&S client ...


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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 done many times before) I would recommend installing backup and Sync onto your new Macbook Pro, not selecting any folders on the first step (My Macbook) - this ...


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Note that now that there is Google Drive, you can just drag-and-drop the folder from your file browser into the Google Drive webpage to import the whole folder (and keeping the file directory structure intact at the same time).


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If you want an automated solution, I've created a Google Spreadsheet that auto imports your open Trello boards every 4 hours. It's not as complete as the Trello export function, but it gives you most things you'd want. Details here: http://www.littlebluemonkey.com/blog/online-scrum-tools-part-4-trello-backup/


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You cannot split that file before having downloaded it. So you first need to download that 100MB file to your computer. Then you can split it. Download 7zip: http://www.7-zip.org/ Then use the split file option to split. See the following tutorial: http://www.newsgroupreviews.com/guides/7-zip-split-archive.html


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First you need to do a login with curl and then you can simply invoke another call to the download link. I would follow this article to accomplish this. The trick is to find out which URL you need to call to export your blog. What I did is: Use Chrome Open developer tools (F12 or ctrl+shift+j). Select the network tab. Go to the "export" button/link ...


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Real APK Leecher works...so should apk-downloader (but downloading .apk is not recommended...you might instead want to save it to apk through device) EDIT: steps for Real Apk Leecher use this app to know your device id Download Real Apk Leecher and enter details it asks for (it asks for your google account password, so rather create a new account for this ...


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According to Google Plus, pics that are automatically backed up, at a "standard" resolution (not full-size, but still quite good at 2048x2048 pixels and videos up to 15 minutes), are all unlimited. "You can store an unlimited number of standard size photos on Google+." and "You can upload an unlimited number of videos that are less than 15 minutes long and ...


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First of all, fixing it so that just adding .json to the end of the url is on our to-do list, so you could just wait for that to be fixed. However... If you take a url like https://trello.com/b/<id>/<slug> and turn it into a url like https://trello.com/1/boards/<id>?fields=all&actions=all&action_fields=all&actions_limit=...


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If your backup archive contains file types Gmail doesn’t accept, you cannot send the file. The file size limit is 25 MB, so that shouldn’t be the problem here. Use Google Drive for your backups. This is included in your Google account, and BackWPup supports that too, at least the pro version.


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It's not a complete answer, but one approach I have started taking is to backup the .ics calendar feed that TripIt provides from my account, which includes at least events with a time. Sign in to TripIt and go the Publishing Options page, and ensure the Calendar Feed is turned on. Now hit Subscribe, and copy and paste the URL shown. Replace webcal with http, ...


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