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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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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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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Is it possible to upload folders to the Drive while maintaining folder hierarchy?

Issue: When I upload select folders to Google Drive, they're all on the same hierarchical level. For example, from "D:\folder\subfolder" and "D:\folder2", if "subfolder" and "folder2" are selected ...
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Google Backup and Sync - Only One Direction

I am using 'Google Backup and Sync', to sync a directory in my local machine with my Google Drive storage. After the sync has completed for the first time, I deleted some of the content in my local ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automated periodic backup of Google Apps (email, docs, calendar)? [closed]

I'm a big fan of Google Docs for SME, having used it for two years in my current company, set it up for a startup project, and recommending it to folks starting a business. While it takes away much ...
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How can I back up my LiveJournal Posts?

I have a free LiveJournal account. I know that at one time there was a way for free users to back up their Livejournal posts, but can't seem to find a way now. What tools or utilities will allow a ...
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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 can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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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 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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How can I backup my wordpress.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on wordpress.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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Backing up Tumblr

What is currently the de-facto way of backing up Tumblr tumblelogs? I have "backstage" access to Backupify's Tumblr service, but (as they forewarned) it's not all too stable.
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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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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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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 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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Backup Google Apps email

I am using Google Apps for email. Is there any way I can backup all the emails into another Gmail Account? Please also let me know any alternative solution too.
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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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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 can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

Can some or all labels be preserved?
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Do we need to backup our important data in Blogger? [closed]

I remember reading somewhere that our emails in Gmail are safe from destruction (even if one of Google's server farms got burned by terrorists or something) because the data is basically replicated ...
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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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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 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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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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Backup archive of Google Groups messages?

I've tried searching for a good solution, but it seems the only way is to actually download the individual .html files for each thread or use some screen-scraping method (which doesn't work so well). ...
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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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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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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 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 can I backup my blogspot.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on blogspot.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive [closed]

Google Drive (at $2.49 for 25gb) seems like a great option for cloud storage. But I'm looking for a program to backup/mirror/sync my documents folder to Google Drive. I've been looking for backup/...
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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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What to do when Gmail runs out of space?

Of course, you can purchase more space at a reasonable price. Also, I've found backupify and findbigmail, and there's the download via imap and delete option outlined, for example here. What I ...
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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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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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Export all Delicious bookmarks

The canonical backup link of Delicious, https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all, only returns 1000 bookmarks now! Any ideas how to get all my bookmarks? This is for my export script, which worked until ...
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Is it possible to export my data from Trello, to back it up?

Is there a way to export my data from Trello to my own computer? I'm happy to accept any file format, so long as the data is in a file-format that can be parsed, e.g. I'm comfortable with writing a ...
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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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Export Gmail messages to text or HTML files

I want to be able to export Gmail messages as text or HTML files so that they can be stored, passed around, and easily viewed later. I would really like to be able to locate a selection of my ...