# Download GSTR-2A JSON files
First you need to download GSTR-2A JSON files from GST Portal. There are 2 options to download GSTR-2A JSON files:
- Generate & download GSTR-2A files one by one from GST Portal.
- Recommended: Bulk download of GSTR-2A files using Octa Portal.
# Add to Octa GST
- Open the Octa GST business file and go to GSTR-2A page
- Click on Add button
- Select the zip files downloaded in above step. Note that you can select multiple files to import all of them in one go.
- Click Start button to start the import process.
# Export to Excel
On the GSTR-2A page, Click on the Export button and select the periods you would like to export. If you select multiple periods, all the data from selected periods will be exported to a single Excel file.
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