Computing Services

Export Your LPS Google Drive Data

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Google offers tools for mass download of your Google data, including Google Drive. In the LPS environment, this ability only exists for students leaving the district.

Simple Steps for Exporting Your Google Drive Data
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  • Open your LPS Google Drive (class.lps.org).
  • Click the app launcher in the top right of the screen and select “My Account.
  • On your account overview page, under Personal info &* privacy, select “Control Your Content.
  • On the “Control Your Content” page you are presented two options:
    • Option 1 – Transfer your content: Choose this option if you have a Google/Gmail account outside of LPS. This will allow you to easily move your content into your outside Google account.
      *NOTE: If you’d like to create a free Google account, follow the steps on the Google Sign Up Page if you’re 13 years of age or older.
    • Option 2 – Download your data: Choose this option if you don’t have an outside LPS Google/Gmail account and don’t want to sign up for a Google account. Choosing this option will download your Google data as a .zip file which will need to be moved via USB thumb drive.

 

Option 1: Transfer Your Content (NOTE: this option is only available to Seniors toward the end of their last term)

  1. Open your LPS Google Drive (class.lps.org).
  2. Click the app launcher in the top right corner of the screen and select “My Account.”
  3. On your account overview page, under Personal Info & Privacy, select “Control Your Content.”
  4. On the Control your content page, select “Start Transfer.”
  5. Enter your outside Google Account address.
  6. Check your outside Gmail account email to get the confirmation code (sent within a few minutes).
  7. Enter code and click Verify.
  8. Choose to select either/both your content from Google Drive as well as your mail, and click Start Transfer.
  9. You’re all set! If may take up to a week for the transfer to complete, depending on how many files you have stored in your LPS Google Drive account. You’ll receive an email when it’s finished.

 

Option 2: Download Your Data

  1. Open your LPS Google Drive (class.lps.org).
  2. Click the app launcher in the top right corner of the screen and select “My Account.”
  3. On your account overview page, under Personal Info & Privacy, select “Control Your Content.”
  4. On the Control your content page, select “Create Archive.”
  5. By default the tool wants to give you the data from all of the tools in your account. If you only want to download Google Drive files, click “Select None” then scroll down to select “Drive” from the options presented. Optionally select the other things that you want Click “Next.”
  6. Leave File Type as “.zip” and set Delivery Method as “Send download link via email.” Click “Create Archive.”
  7. Wait patiently for Google to send you an email (LPS Gmail).
  8. When the email arrives, click “Manage Archives” to be taken to a screen where you can download the archive file(s) created.
  9. Click “Download” to download the desired archive files.
  10. Move the archived file(s) to a USB drive, personal Google account or other media to preserve past when your LPS account will be disabled.

 

Helpful Notes for Downloaded Data

  • When you download files directly from Google Drive, the original documents in Google Drive are unaffected. You are downloading a COPY of that file(s) to your computer. The originals remain in place.
  • The archive(s) you download are zipped files. Now that you have them on your computer, a double click on the zipped file will expand it into a folder that contains the expected Google Drive files. Zipped files are convenient for archive. Save these files to a thumb drive or other cloud storage location of your own devising.