Is Your Computer Backed Up in Google Cloud Yet?

Image result for google backup and sync iconJust in case you didn’t know, yet – Google has a brand-new App called Backup and Sync – which basically backs up your entire computer into Google Drive (Google’s Cloud) just like you would with a Terabyte or Apple’s Time Machine.

All you need to use is a Google account > You don’t need a Gmail email address.

How to Download Google Backup and Sync App:

  1. On your Computer > in your web browser >
  2. click on this link https://www.google.com/drive/download/backup-and-sync/
  3. click the blue download backup and sync button
  4. follow the on-screen instructions

How to Use Google Backup and Sync:

  1. Once downloaded and installed (your computer will prompt you)
  2. Open your Finder window on your Mac or File Explorer (yellow) folders on your PC
  3. Also in a browser window Go To: https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive
  4. You will see your Computer > My Computer on the left sidebar > click on the right facing arrow to see your backed up files from your Computer
  5.  If Sync doesn’t start automatically > you can click New > and select which folders/files you want to upload from your Computer

Pretty cool, right?

Any problems > I’m here to help!

Good Luck and happy backing up and syncing…

Bonnie

 

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