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Questions tagged [backup]

Making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Prefer tag [online-backup] where relevant.

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How can I see backups for corporate accounts in Google Drive?

I have a personal and a corporate Google account, the corporate being in the domain of my company. When I head to my personal account, I see a tab "backups" in the left side of the page as shown in ...
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How can I transfer the contents of hundreds of emails to a single Google Docs/text editor document?

A friend and I write together, via email, back and forth a little at a time. we have already once taken a few hundred thousand word story and painstakingly copied and pasted it into a Google document.
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How can I easily download all my Facebook Notes?

How can I easily download all my Facebook Notes? I have already used Facebook's built-in "Download Your Information" and the Notes did not come with. I have written many time-consuming essays and I ...
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How to backup emails from Gmail without the attachments and images

I am trying to backup my Gmail because our company will be closing our business account (cost cutting) and expect us to use personal email instead. I tried Google archive, but it ends up 20GB+ even if ...
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How to programmatically create/download Google Takeout archive?

I want to automate the process of downloading my Google Takeout data and uploading it somewhere else. The part of handling the file and uploading it is already done (here is my self answer about that)....
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Google Drive: How Can I Download A Computer Backup?

Using Backup and Sync by Google, I had backed up my prior computer (a Mac Mini) to Google Drive (I have a lot of storage). Now, I just got my new computer (a Macbook Pro), and I'm having trouble ...
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Does WhatsApp backup is taking space in Google Drive?

Does WhatsApp backups count against my quota of my Google Drive?
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How do make regular backups of a shared Google folder?

I hope this is the good community to ask this question. I am sharing a Google Drive folder as a work folder for a number of people. They need to have the ability to edit, but I also need to assure ...
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How to backup and restore Google Docs files?

If I download Google Docs or Google Sheets files from Google Drive to a local hard disk using rclone or Google Takeout, I end up getting files in MS Office format (.docx., .xlsx etc.). Now, I can ...
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Google Backup&Sync and Photos - double quota hit?

I switched from using Google Drive+Photos Uploader to Google Backup&Sync. I select my photos folder to sync, and also select to upload photos to Google Photos as well. Now in Google Drive I have ...
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Managing pictures with Google Backup and Sync, Photos and Drive

I recently bought more storage from Google Drive because I intend to have a cloud backup of all my documents and photos, but I am having trouble understanding how syncing works for photos between ...
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How to backup OneNote files that are in OneDrive

I have OneNote files in OneDrive. I want to back them up locally. How do I do that? I've tried File -> options -> save & backup and clicked on "Back up All Notebooks Now", then I went to the ...
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Backing up from Google Photos

There was a time when web storage was the secondary/backup place for me to keep all my digital photos. Nowadays Google Photos is not only my primary place but the ONLY place I keep my photos. This has ...
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Download backup of google drive trash folder

I'm not really sure why but for some reason my google drive trash is full of files, and takes up nearly 3 GB. I have the suspect there may be stuff I need in there, but I also really need to free up ...
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What is the .onebin file in OneNote 2013 cache folder?

I see a lot of .onebin files in OneNote cache folder. As recently I had problems with lost changes in an offline copy I want to know if it's possible to recover information from this files.
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How to use selective sync to delete a copy of a local file?

I've used selective sync and unchecked folders I no longer want saved to the local computer (to save space) but how do you do it for individual files? My work flow is, encrypt something that needs to ...
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How do I set the default phone uploads folder for Google Photos?

I have been backing up my photos to Google Photos ever since I lost them all a while back. But I would like to add a few directories to sort out the photos since I am about to add more photos. Though ...
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Amazon Cloud Drive for photo backup - how does it handle edited photos?

I backed up all my photographs to my cloud drive and then found that there's no way to synchronise photos so they continue to stay updated. (Also read this thread). I know that you can drag a file ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

I wish to use a mail client to continuously backup my Gmail data. However, I want to prevent the client from making any changes to my Gmail. When I tried to access Gmail using Thunderbird/IMAP, in ...
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Two-way sync with Google Photos?

I am using Google Photos and quite happy with it, including the option to automatically upload images from both my phone and my camera (via a computer). However, I am uncomfortable with all those ...
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Can deleted files be overwritten by new files with the same name?

By default CrashPlan keeps deleted files for ever. Would a deleted file stored in the CrashPlan backup be overwritten if I create another file with the same path? Example scenario: I create test....
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How to instantly auto-save newly published Facebook posts of a friend?

My Facebook friend's posts are often hacked into, altered and even removed by a government's special services proxy to suppress his speech and for other political reasons. Is there some other way to ...
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How to disable Backblaze's auto-renewal of the service?

I wonder how to disable Backblaze's auto-renewal of the service. The best I could find was to remove my credit card information, but then it immediately delete my backup, as shown in the screenshot ...
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Download spam from Gmail account

I want a simple way to download all the messages in the Spam folder in my Gmail account. Any idea how to do that?
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Backing up Google Drive on a different storage device on Chrome OS

I am very interested in a way to back up Chrome OS's Google Drive content onto another storage device besides the local disk, like maybe an SD card. This would provide me more space to store files ...
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Recovering a saved email in Gmail

A person with low computer skills was writing a message in Gmail (web interface). You know how as you type it automatically saves the message and the word "saved" appears at the bottom, she clicked "...
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How to backup questions, answers of Stack Exchange [closed]

I would like to keep a backup of all the questions asked + all answers provided for each question, answers provided + questions for the answer provided, questions favourited on Stack Exchange in the ...
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How can I backup my data in TripIt?

I have quite a lot of trip data accumulated in TripIt, the travel tracking website - various itineraries and trips across the years. In case I either decide to close my account, or TripIt becomes ...
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After the Lavabit shutdown: Download of mails? Forwarding address? [closed]

In an interview with CNET News, Ladar Levison (founder of Lavabit) answered to the question What happens to your customer's e-mails and data?: I'm looking into setting up a site where users can ...
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Backup To Gmail Failed

I'm using the BackWPup plugin to backup my WordPress site from an Amazon EC2 instance, to my gmail account. I keep getting this error: ERROR: Job has ended with errors in 25 seconds. You must ...
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How to save Tumblr blog posts to separate files named after blog post title?

Is there an util, web app preferably, to save all public posts to separate files named after blog post titles format? tumblrdir\ My First Blog Post Title.html My Second Blog Post Title.html ...
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How to construct URL of Trello JSON download from board URL (without using the API)

Background Given a URL to a Trello board, as listed at the users main Trello page, it used to be possible to deduce the URL for the corresponding "Export JSON" link. I wrote up the way I did this in ...
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How do I export or back up my Facebook friend list?

I'm admin of several large political pages. Because of this, my profile chronically suffers report-attacks (i.e.; enough number of people falsely report my profile) and make it suspended. This happens ...
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Save APK files from Google Play on desktop/laptop

I used to browse Google Play apps through my laptop regularly. Is there any way that I can store the Android applications (.apk files) into my laptop? In other words, download the .apk file straight ...
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15 GB of photos. Should I use Google Drive, G+ Photos or Google Picasa? [closed]

I would like to use a Google service. As far I know Google has three photo related services. I am a little bit confused which service should I use to: upload all my photos and keep original ...
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Is there a way for me to effectively automate a back up of my Google Drive contents locally, using a CLI tool?

Is there is a way for me to copy/back up me Google Drive contents to my local machine? Ideally, the solution would have these features (in order of priority): Runs on OS X/Linux in a headless (CLI/...
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How is WordPress able to store my whole website (including ~300MB of photos) in a 1.14MB file when I export?

I exported my WordPress blog as an .xml file as a way to manually back it up and was shocked to see that the file was 1.14 MB. It stored my whole website, including about 300 MB of photos, in 1.14 MB? ...
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How can I backup someone else's Twitter account or Facebook page?

How can I backup the tweets of an account that does not belong to me or the posts of a public Facebook page? All backup services I found on the web require authentication of the Twitter account (...
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How to avoid a Gmail account containing legal proof to be destroyed by its creator?

I worked for a company and used an e-mail account which this company created on Google for me. This means that the director of this company doesn't have my password, but still, as the one who created ...
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Online backup service that backs up full image of hard drive [closed]

I'm interested in using an online backup service such as Backblaze or Crashplan. However, looking at these 2 solutions, there's something I want but they don't offer. I want the backups to be ...
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sync different directories with box.net service

with box or drop box, I can copy files/directories to a specific folder and it will be synced, however, I want to sync various different folders on my file system, is this possible? if not, are their ...
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How should I configure CrashPlan if I want to make sure Code 42 cannot access my data?

CrashPlan offers some very well-priced cloud-backup packages, but one of the issues I have with such services is the fact that, while the data is encrypted, the encryption key is held and known by the ...
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Does Google Drive store files locally on your machine?

We've use Google Apps for Business, more specifically Google Drive extensively at work. So much so if it went down / our data went missing, we would be stuck. We've already turned on 2 set ...
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Backup Google Drive to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Google Drive to Dropbox convert the files to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Backup Evernote to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Evernote to Dropbox convert the notes to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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How can I backup all of my Facebook?

If I want to have a backup of my Facebook what do I have to do? Please show me a way to get a backup of my Facebook data.
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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Download Tumblr favorites

I'd like to backup the favorites of my Tumblr user account. They are publicly accessible (at tumblr.com/liked/by/<USERNAME>; can be (de)activated in the Dashboard settings). There is a backup ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Zootool - export content

I'm using the zootool.com webapplication to store information about my favourite blog posts in an easily searchable way. I am worried that should there be a corruption of their database, I would lose ...