How to migrate information from Facebook to Google+?


If you have spent a lot of time in Facebook one of the most popular social networking sites, it is quite sure for you to know that it is not at all an easy task to move the information from Facebook to Google+.

Not many users will be aware of the fact that there are a lot of ways by which the user can comfortably switching information from Facebook to Google+.


Users are advised to follow step by step procedures that are mentioned below.

Exporting Facebook Information

Sign in on user’s Facebook account

  • Navigate towards Facebook Account Settings

  • Then click on Learn More

    Users will now have to click on ‘Download Your Information’

  • Enter the password

  • Then click on the ‘Continue’ button

  • Users will have to click on the ‘Download Now’ tab inorder to download the Zip files

  • Users will then have to extract the files

  • Then users will have to open the ‘index.html’ file inorder to verify all the information

    Import Photos

    Users will have to download Picasa in order to share pictures in Google+

  • Install Picasa

  • Open Picasa

    Now the users will have to add Facebook photos folder that have been downloaded on to Picasa

  • Click ‘Scan Once’ radio button inorder to scan the folders once

  • Pictures will now be imported to Picasa

  • Locate the albums

  • Users will now have to select ‘sync to web’ tab

  • Log in to the web albums

  • Log in with Google+ account

  • Now the users will have to verify the upload settings

  • Select Change Settings


    Modify the settings

  • Check mark ‘Use the above settings’

  • Select ‘New album Visibility’ as Private

  • Finally go back to Picasa and click on the ‘Sync’ button

  • Users photo will now be uploaded on the background

    Share Photos on Google+

    Sign in to Google+

  • Select ‘Photos from your Circles’

  • Then select ‘Your Albums’

  • Click ‘Share Album’

  • The album will now be made public and a link will be posted in the stream

    Import Videos

    Open the videos folder in Facebook Export

  • Sign in on Google+

  • Select Profile

    In profile, select Videos

  • Click Upload New Videos

  • Drag videos from computer to the browser

    Importing Facebook Friends

    Go to

  • Sign in with the user’s Facebook account

  • Navigate towards

  • Select Tools

  • Then select ‘Import’

  • Select Facebook

  • Click on ‘Done’ and the import will take place automatically

  • Then again go to Tools and then click on ‘.csv’ file

  • Click on ‘Export Now’ option corresponding to Microsoft Outlook

  • Again log in to the Gmail account

  • Click ‘Contacts’

  • Select ‘More Actions’

  • Then select ‘Import’

  • Browse and select .csv file

  • Then click on ‘Import’ tab

  • Select a new group on to which users wish to import the contacts

  • Now the users will be able to find the imported contacts in Google+ under the ‘Find and Invite’ option

    This is how users migrate their information from Facebook to Google+.

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