How to Export and Create Backup of LinkedIn Account Data


Most of the professionals have a LinkedIn account associated with them and it is indeed a important tool for many professionals. By keeping its importance in mind, today’s article will show you how to export and create backup of LinkedIn account data.

Creating backup and exporting LinkedIn account data isn’t a very tedious task to accomplish. However, you many need to wait for few hours to get downloadable archive file of your data through email. Here is how to do it.

How to Export and Create Backup of LinkedIn Account Data

Step 1: Login to your LinkedIn account by providing necessary credentials (LinkedIn username and password).

Step 2: Once logged in, click on your profile picture.

Step 3: From Privacy & Settings section click on Review.


Step 4: Click on Account tab (left sidebar).


Step 5: After clicking on Account, you should see “Request an Archive of your Data >>” under Email, Phone and Password section.


Step 6: Click on “Request an Archive of your Data >>” and then click Request archive button.


Step 7: Now you will see a Request Pending message means your request of creating your account data archive is in progress and you’ll get an email within 72 hours with a link to download your archive.


Step 8: Within few hours, you will get two email from LinkedIn one to inform you about that your request is being processed another with a link to download your archive (the second email may take up to 72 hours).

Step 9: Find download it with this link (hyperlink) in the second email and click on it.

Step 10: Once you click the link, you will be taken to the download page.

Step 11: You can download your archive by clicking Download button.

 That’s it. You have successfully downloaded a copy of your LinkedIn account data. Your LinkedIn archive will contain your name, Email address, login history, status history, account history, your first degree connection list, your pictures (uploaded) and your skills listed by you.


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