Alumni Gmail Transfer Instructions

Google Takeout

Follow these instructions provided by Google.  Google Takeout is the recommended method of transferring content from your to your account.

BackUp Gmail for Mac

For students with a Mac computer, we recommend purchasing BackUp Gmail from the App Store. It is a lightweight Status Bar App that works in background, connects automatically with your accounts, and backs up any new message. More information can be found on the developer’s website:

Please note that this is a recommended solution, but is not supported by Wake Forest University. Any issues or questions should be directed to the developer at