Can I import data from Google Reader by signing into a third-party reader using my Google account?

DrSunil Vaswani April 5, 2013
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Can Google Reader be imported to other readers only by uploading or through sign-in Google at readers?

One option is downloading the Google Reader data files, then uploading to the other readers. But without data file, if on a third party reader one signs into Google (Reader) account, then does the data get connected to the third-party reader, even if Google reader gets closed?

 

 

  1. SaapeXD MoHods
    April 6, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Use google Takeout to get your google Reader Feed Data! And then import it to another Feed Reader! :D https://www.google.com/takeout/?pli=1#custom:reader

    • Sunil
      April 8, 2013 at 4:40 pm

      How about sign-in google reader in app such as Feedly without uploading google reader data file?

    • SaapeXD MoHods
      April 13, 2013 at 4:52 pm

      Feedly has not implemented such a feature that I know of! :D

  2. Alan Wade
    April 5, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    You can by using Google Takeout at this link: https://www.google.com/takeout/?pli=1#custom:reader
    If yopu want more info on how to do this you can find it at my post here: http://www.davescomputertips.com/2013/03/how-to-setup-outlook-to-read-your-google-rss-feeds/

  3. justinpot
    April 5, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    Some services will import everything without the download/upload thing. Feedly, for example, and Reeder for Mac/iPad Also, many of the Android-based options. So look into it on a per-service basis.

    • DrSunil Vaswani
      April 25, 2013 at 1:12 pm

      What about the current feedly android app?

      It logs into to Google reader and displays feeds. Does it import the feeds onto it's own system? If yes, then :

      Would it continue to display even if Google reader shuts down?

    • Justin Pot
      April 25, 2013 at 4:46 pm

      Feedly is planning on replacing Google Reader completely. Use that service and you will eventually be asked if you want to switch from a Google Reader account to a Feedly one. This hasn't happened yet, but will well before July.

  4. reidvv
    April 5, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Using Feedly.com you can simply use your Google Reader log on to link and import all your Google Reader feeds in Feedly. Go to Feedly.com and follow the ultra simple instructions there.

    • Ahmed Khalil
      April 8, 2013 at 2:01 pm

      i will try this solution but is it work for other RSS programs

    • Sunil
      April 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

      You mean after importing google feeds through sign-in to Feedly ( both desktop and android app ) but without uploading data file the google feeds would get imported and "STAY" imported if google reader discontinues?

  5. salim benhouhou
    April 5, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    try downloading the data files . i don't think signing in through google account will import your data to other readers because when google reader gets closed all user related data should be deleted .(unless google decides otherwise)

    • reidvv
      April 6, 2013 at 12:42 pm

      The asker already gets what you are offering. Look at my response for the answer to the question. My solution requires no downloading, It's a seamless transfer of info between Google Reader and Feedly.

    • Sunil
      April 8, 2013 at 4:41 pm

      but how about sign-in google reader in app such as Feedly without uploading google reader data file?

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