Back up your data
The parts of your Google+ experience you cherish--your photos, posts, and contacts--don’t have to live exclusively in the cloud. Using Google Takeout, you can download your data for the following Google+ products to your computer:
- Picasa Web albums and photos
- Your Google profile
- Google Buzz
- Google Contacts
You can use Google Takeout to back up your data by going to google.com/takeout or, if you’re already in Google+, follow the steps below:
- Sign in to Google+ .
- Click your full name or email address in the Google bar.
- Click Account.
- Click Data liberation on the left.
- Select either Download Your Data to export all of your data, or select a specific service.
Security Note: Since Google Takeout involves your personal information, we'll sometimes take extra care to protect you by asking you to verify your password even though you're already signed in.