The word Orkut brings in mind, in connecting friend in few years ago, 10 years before Google came up with the project called “Orkut” for connecting friends from nook and corner of the world in a single click. Here the no longer available of Orkut from September 30th as mentioned in orkut Blog. So, what about your contents shared in your Orkut? you can even backup or transfer them to your Google profile. No more Login to your Orkut Account and chat, play games and no more using of Apps and API’s from Orkut. The public community will be saved in public archive. Here are steps to take backup (export photo album from Orkut to Google+ ) of your pictures and other uploads.
STEP TO EXPORT PHOTOS FORM ORKUT TO GOOGLE +:
# Step1: The orkut and google + loin are same no need to login again. Sign in to your Google+ Account.
# Step3: Select your albums to be Exported to Google (+)plus. It doesn’t share on your profile with your friends it will be saved in your private mode on your profile. It consumes the space form your total provided Google account so better delete them if they are not needed, you can use remaining space for better.
# Step4: For more details about photo sharing click here Google blog.
The pictures is been exported to Google+ profile then about contents, comments, status, applications, widgets and all bio information can be downloaded via “Google takeout“. Go for Google Takeout and choose the option Orkut to download the data stored in form of zip Archive and save them in offline.\
HOW TO DOWNLOAD ORKUT INFORMATION (backup):
#Step2: Create archive for Orkut Account this can be done before September 30th.
#Step3: It may take you a time to create archive of your data or notification is done via mail to download your copy offline. The Archive contains HTML and Image of your Orkut account when it is completed you can proceed download the process may depend on your data in Orkut. The Archive(ZIP) includes Your profile, Scraps received, Testimonials received, Activities and Your photos. For more details check for this Google support page. This option is meant only for members in Orkut
HOW TO DOWNLOAD ORKUT INFORMATION (COMMUNITY OWNERS):
#Step1: If your are a community owners download your data from your community it will be downloaded as view only option in your Archive. The community will be saved in common archive files so can browse, find, see the details of the community information. Follow the steps to download information form Community.
#Step2: Go to Community homepage in orkut by logging in.
#Step3: Click for community settings in the left side to the page, and choose privacy and safety option from the list of options appeared.
#Step4: Choose the option next so it moves to next step , so anyone can view the content (only view) of the community.
#Step5: check the box which contains “Search engines like Google and non-Orkut users can find my community and its topics“. So this will make search engine and non orkut users to see your community page and topics ans click save.
# Step6: if not you want to close this don’t want to display in any search engine and non users, follow the steps below. To cancel your community page and not to be displayed in any Google search engines.
#Step7: Go to Community homepage in orkut by logging in.
#Step8: Click for community settings in the left side to the page, and choose privacy and safety option from the list of options appeared.
#Step9: Choose the option next so it moves to next step , so anyone can view the content (only view) of the community.
#Step10: uncheck the box which contains “Search engines like Google and non-Orkut users can find my community and its topics“. So this will make search engine and non orkut users to see your community page and topics ans click save. Just uncheck them so it automatically deleted when the Orkut ends @ september 30th.
The reason for why orkut is shutting down is mentioned in Orkut blog and further more FAQ about Orkut is been mentioned in this Google support page FAQ part. Do yo know the name is called orkut for that social networking? check here.