How to import your Google Reader data to Digg Reader

If you've saved your Google Reader data, you can start importing the data into alternative readers, like Digg Reader.

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Google Reader is officially gone, but you still have until July 15 to export your data via Google Takeout . Once you've exported your data, you can begin importing it into alternative readers , like Digg Reader. Here's how to import your Google Reader feeds, including starred items, into Digg Reader:

Step 1: Go to https://digg.com/settings, then under the Digg Reader section, click "Upload."

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Step 2: Click on "Upload your data," then select your Google Reader Takeout archive -- the entire ZIP file -- for upload to Digg Reader.

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Once the import completes, you should see all your old Google Reader subscriptions, as well as your starred items under the Saved section.

About the author

Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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