Transfer data between G Suite accounts
As an administrator, if you create a new G Suite account for your organization, you can transfer your users' data from the current account to the new one. Or, maybe your organization has several G Suite accounts and you want to merge the data into one account. In some cases, you can transfer the users' data—email, calendars, documents, sites, and more. In other cases, users need to move their own data.
Note: If you transfer a lot of data between G Suite accounts at once, it might take some time to see the changes.
|Ways to transfer data to a new G Suite account|
Use the Admin console—You can use the data migration service to transfer email. You do everything in the Google Admin console.
Use a migration tool—You can use the GSMME tool to transfer email from your old G Suite account. The tool requires some technical knowledge, and you need to install it first. Learn more about GSMME.
Let users transfer their own email—Your users can use Mail Fetcher to transfer email from their old Gmail account. To use Mail Fetcher, you must first turn on IMAP access in the Admin console. See Enable IMAP and POP for G Suite.
Transfer Gmail from a school Google Account—Your users can copy and transfer their Gmail data from their school account to another Google Account. See Copy content from your school account to another account.
|Contacts||Your users can export their Google contacts to a CSV file. Then, use the file to transfer contacts to their new account. See Export and back up contacts.|
Transfer ownership of calendars—You can transfer calendars you own to another owner in your new G Suite account. See Transfer Google calendars or events.
Download personal calendars—Your users can download all the calendars in their My calendars list. Or, they can share individual calendars with users in the new account. See Export your calendar.
Use the API—To export and import documents, use the Drive REST API.
Download a Drive file—Using Google Drive, your users can download a file (or multiple files) to their computer. Then, they can move the files to Drive in their new G Suite account. See Download a file.
Share files—You can share individual files with people in your new account.
Transfer Drive files from a school Google Account—Your users can copy and transfer their Drive data from their school account to another Google Account. See Copy content from your school account to another account.
|Sites||If you use Google Sites, you and your users can transfer sites to a new account. The site owner has to copy the site to their new account. Then, they can share it with other users. For details, see moving sites.|
|Other Google products||
You can export and download data from other Google products, such as My Maps, Google Photos, and YouTube. Use the downloaded file to move data to the new account. See Download your data.