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How to transfer data from Google Reader to Digg Reader

Posted In Online services - By Techtiplib on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 With No Comments »

Google Reader service has closed, but you still have time to transfer critical data to alternative news reader! Google Reader has been closed from July 1st. However, it provides the deadline remains to 15/7 for user to export data via Google Takeout. The following article I show you how Google Reader export data and transfer them to Digg Reader.

Export the data through Google Takeout

Step 1: Access your account http://www.google.com/takeout/?pli=1#custom:reader. Google Takeout will collect number of files and size of your data.

Google Takeout - 1Step 2: Select your data which you want to export, then click Download button. The data will be compress in a ZIP file!

Google TakeoutStep 3: Unzip the ZIP file you will see some JavaScript (JSON) files and a “subscription.xml” file. This XML file included list of websites which you had followed at Google Reader.

Google Takeout

Transfer your data to Digg Reader

Step 1: Access this page http://digg.com/settings, find Digg Reader section and hit “Upload” button.

upload to Digg Reader

Step 2: Click to “Upload your data” to upload your ZIP file

upload to Digg Reader 2

Step 3: When the uploading finish, you will see all your data in Saved folder

files in Digg Reader

DONE!

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