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The following resources may be helpful as you take steps to manage your Google storage and prepare for email migration to Exchange Online. More resources and training opportunities will be added as they become available.

Unless otherwise noted, the resources linked below are articles in the Virginia Tech 4Help Knowledge Base, and are available to all users.

Using Google Takeout 

Google Takeout is a tool that allows users to export data from Google Workspace in bulk.

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Transferring data between Google accounts

How to transfer Gmail and Drive data from your VT Google account to a personal Google account — this is best suited for alumni and those retirees whose Google Drive storage will be discontinued in March 2024.

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Google shared drives 

Getting and Using Exchange Online

Using and sharing Outlook calendars in Exchange Online

Learning and using Microsoft 365 apps

Managing Microsoft storage

Managing GAE accounts and PACE accounts (for departments)

Managing VT Username and Password

Employee Town Hall Slides and Video

View a recording of the October 13, 2023 Town Hall session reviewing changes affecting Virginia Tech employees and departments. See event slides here.

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