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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Does WhatsApp backup is taking space in Google Drive?

Does WhatsApp backups count against my quota of my Google Drive?