How To Download All Your Documents from Google Docs as a Zip

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As all of us know that Google Docs need active internet connection to be fully functional. So when you do not have an internet connection you will not be able to use it. For those situations when you do not have internet connection, you can have a local copy of your Google Docs files. This article will teach you “how to download all documents from Google Docs as a Zip file“.  

For downloading your Google Docs files as a Zip file in a single shot you do not need any third party tool, Google Docs provides the option inbuilt. Below is the procedure with images that you can follow:

Step1. Login to your Google Docs account.

Step2. Now select the files that you want to download to your local system as a ZIP file.

Step3. Then click on the More button(this button will be visible once you select the files else it will be invisible ) which will give you a list of option. Click on “Download” as shown in below image:

Download All Your Documents from Google Docs as a Zip

Step4. In the next popup screen you can see the files that you want to download as a ZIP file, click on “Download” button. (You may even convert Office files to PDF or HTML or any other formats before exporting them out of Google Docs.)

Download All Your Documents from Google Docs as a Zip

That’s all, within some time your document will be downloaded as a ZIP file. The time is dependent on the number and size of files. However at a time you can only export up to 2GB data.


+Ayodhyanath Guru holds a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering and has worked with various prestigious clients in the IT industry and presently working as a Software Engineer. He is a part time blogger and presently authors the Jafaloo.Com blog. Being a tech enthusiast Guru likes to surf the web and blogs about interesting technical topics like How-To guides, freewares, Tutorials, Software, Gadgets, web applications etc. Apart from blogging he likes coding in Java/J2EE and PHP.

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