Google Takeout lets users merge Google+ accounts

By Rick
Jul 13, 2012
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  1. Shortly after Google+ was introduced for Google Apps users, the company promised a migration tool which would allow those users to transfer data from their personal account to their Google Apps account. Several months have passed, but the search giant……

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  2. HuntForTheWOrst

    HuntForTheWOrst TS Member Posts: 27

    Seem's neat is it worth doing though Rick?Or does it depend on your opinion?
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,572   +65

    Your own opinion is probably the best one, in terms of whether or not to do it. I'm flirting with the idea myself and I'll probably do it soon, if I do.

    Different people will have different reasons, but I think it's meant overall for businesses/professionals/institutions who signed up for Google+ under their personal account *before* it was released for Google Apps.

    The more stuff you have in your Google+ account though, the more of a headache it could be. For anyone heavily invested in Google+, it might be a tough proposition to lose the content (e.g. posts, comments/replies). And then you may have to get things in order with YouTube, Picasa etc.. afterward once you get it set up.
  4. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 856   +121

    Ever since they forced Google Apps accounts to force a gmail address on you, it's been a hassel to use their service. Hopefully they'll allow us to merge our Google accounts completely, next. I have three google addresses with some forwarding setup so they all go to one place. But if I use YouTube I need to switch accounts and then switch back to check email. fml

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