How to Backup Files

How to Backup Files on a Windows Computer

How to Backup Files on a Windows Computer

How to Backup Your Windows Computer with Microsoft OneDrive

CLICK HERE to see a video on how to do this, or follow the steps below.

 

Step 1.  Go to Start, and search for OneDrive.  Click on the OneDrive App

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Step 2. Sign into the Microsoft Account with Your ISS Email Address & Password

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Step 3.  Click Next on the following screen on where to store your OneDrive Folder

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Step 4. On the next screen, you can choose which folders on your computer that you want to backup.  You can change these later if you want to.

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Click next on the following screens, and choose "Later" on the screen that asks you about the mobile app unless that is something that you are interested in.

 

Once these steps have been completed, the folders that you chose will backup to your Microsoft OneDrive Account.  You can verify that your files are backing up by going to https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/signin and signing in to your Microsoft Account using your ISS Email Address and Password.

 

 

 

How to Backup Files on a Windows Computer

How to Backup Your Computer with Google Drive

  1. On your computer, go to drive.google.com. and sign in with your ISS Email Address and Password
  2. At the top left, click New and then  File Upload or Folder Upload.

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  3. Choose the file(s) or folder(s) you want to upload.  HINT: You can click on one file, and then press the keys CTRL + A to select all of the files, or hold the CTRL key and select multiple files at once.  After the folders & files are selected, click Open.

How to Backup Files on a Macbook

How to Backup Files on a Macbook

How to Set up OneDrive Sync on Macbook

 

  1. If you're not signed in to OneDrive with any account, start OneDrive to connect to your ISS Account.

    1. Start OneDrive by opening Finder, or Launchpad to launch OneDrive. This starts OneDrive Setup.

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      1. Enter your ISS Email & Password and then select Sign in to set up your account.

        Screenshot of the first page of OneDrive Setup

      2. When setting up your OneDrive, it has a default location set.


      3. When you see the This is your OneDrive folder screen, you’ll now see a path to the folder you selected. Click Next to continue.

Screenshot of This is your OneDrive folder screen after choosing a folder in the Welcome to OneDrive wizard on a Mac

On the Sync Files from Your OneDrive screen, you can choose the folders you want to sync to your computer, and click Next. This conserves space on your computer, and reduces bandwidth needed for the sync processes.

Screenshot of the OneDrive setup menu for selecting which folders or files to sync.

How to Backup Files on a Macbook

How to Backup Your Computer with Google Drive

  1. On your computer, go to drive.google.com. and sign in with your ISS Email Address and Password
  2. At the top left, click New and then  File Upload or Folder Upload.

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  3. Choose the file(s) or folder(s) you want to upload.  HINT: You can click on one file, and then press the keys CTRL + A to select all of the files, or hold the CTRL key and select multiple files at once.  After the folders & files are selected, click Open.