How do I download everything from Google Drive?

googleYou might have some success in using the Google Drive sync client, but this article assumes you just want to get everything downloaded in one go.

Control your content

Start by logging on to your G Suite account.

  1. Browse to
  2. In the Personal Info & Privacy section, click the Control your content link.
  3. Click Create archive.
  4. From here you can select the data that you want to download (e.g. Drive) and click Next.
  5. If you click the down arrow next to Drive, you can choose the format that you want your Office documents to be downloaded as.

Google will now create an .zip file archive of your data, and email you a link to download it from.


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