Google+ Shutting Down on April 2, 2019, how you can download your data.

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Google+ is getting shut down on April 2.

 

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Google would be officially shutting down their social media platform Google Plus. In October Google announced the sunset of Google + because of its low usage and challenges involved in maintaining.

Google will start deleting content including photos and videos from users’ Album Archive as well as Google+ pages. Google advised to download your data before April.

People will not be able to create new Google+ profiles, pages, communities, or events from February 4.
All Google+ accounts and pages will be deleted. Anyone who wants to save photos or other content should download and save those files prior to the shutdown. Photos and videos will be backed up to Google Photos. However, any other posts or content on Google+ pages will be deleted.

Here is how you can download your data:
First sign in to you google Account.
You can download an archive of all your Google+ data at once, including your Google+ circles, Communities, Streams, and +1’s. Your Google+ archive includes your photos and videos from Google+.

Go to the Download your data page. Your available Google+ data will be preselected.
1.Click Next.
2. Choose a file type.
3. Choose how you want your data delivered.
4. Click Create archive.

Note: If you want to download Google+ Pages content, sign in as the Google+ Page.

Download specific Google+ data

Instead of downloading all of your data, you can download specific Google+ data, like your photos, posts, communities, or events.

Important: If you want to download your photos and videos from Google+, make sure to select Photos under “Google+ Stream.”

1. Go to the Download your data page. You might have to sign in.
2. Next to the type of content you want to download, like Google+ Stream, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
3. Click Select specific data.
4. Select the specific data you want to download.
5. Click OK.
6. Click Next.
7. Choose a file type.
8. Choose how you want your data delivered.
9. Click Create archive.

Data Source :https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1045788

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