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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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Why does Google Takeout now offer poorly compressed files?

Sorry about the confusion in Takeout's behavior a couple answers for you (disclosure I work on Takeout) Why is tbz gone? The usage numbers were extremely low. Zip and tgz had orders of magnitude ...
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Failed - Network error downloading my Google Takeout

If you are familiar with linux/unix then there is a simpler method using wget/curl. Steps: Initiate download via takeout page in your browser Go to "Window->Downloads" Locate the download which is ...
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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

There is no way to track that, unfortunately. The only thing that is being tracked and reported is whenever a Super Admin (or an Admin with respective rights), turns the service on or off, for certain ...
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Liberate all data from Google+

Google Takeout can be used to download data from most Google services, including Google+. From the help article: You can download your Google+ content using Google Takeout. If you want to download ...
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How to use Google Takeout for YouTube data in an old YouTube account?

Go to brand accounts, select the channel, click on view account details, select privacy, then scroll down to the data download option. (It's not in English for me so I don't know the exact labels.)
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How to download Google Search history?

From the MyActivity page, I chose "Other Google activity" from the menu. At the bottom of that page is a section: Download your past searches Create an archive of all your past searches ...
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Convert all Google Docs/Sheets/Slides to Microsoft Office?

Google Takeout Follow the instructions in the official Google Takeout help article: Download your data Select data to include in your archive Customize your archive format Get your archive On the ...
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How to download edit history from Google Docs

I don't think there is a way to do that except by downloading past revision files individually. Google Drive API has some mechanism for downloading all past revisions, but it can get quite involved: ...
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I deleted all my photos, videos, and albums from Google Photos. Takeout still includes these data

I know that one's Google Drive data can be restored after being permanently deleted (on the user side), for a month or two following that. Obviously, Google doesn't commit to a specific time period ...
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Migrate Google Chats from One Google Account to Another

Try Google Takeout: Then just import it where you need it with: https://github.com/jay0lee/got-your-back/wiki (https://youtu.be/efZpz75bM5M) https://www.cubexsoft.com/mbox-to-gmail/ https://www....
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How to download Google Search history?

Wait, arbitrarily. (Honest, straight, direct, plain, true answer. Seriously, it might/does randomly appear. Wait. Reload. Wait.) I say Wait specifically, because every ~few years the "Search ...
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Failed - Network error downloading my Google Takeout

Use aria2c! Open up the Developer Tools, then click the download link. View the Network tab and identify the request, likely it will come from a googleapis.com subdomain. Right click the request and ...
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Failed - Network error downloading my Google Takeout

Well it depends on what you want to do. If you are looking to backup your Google account and want it uploaded to another Google account, then I would just say pay for g-transfer because there should ...
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