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 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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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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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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How to import a .mathcha-file into mathtcha.io?

In mathcha it is possible to download the document as a .mathcha-file, as you can see in Figure_1. However there seems to be no way to import this .mathcha-file again. Even the "Menu" (see Figure_2) ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...