The service offers 5 GB of free storage for new users. This is enough for many users to keep their online documents and also a backup of their local files. You can put your files on Google Drive using Backup4all. Just back up to the local Google Drive folder and that will be sync with the online storage space. This way you can access the backup from any location and you also have a second backup copy.
Steps to follow:
- Go to https://drive.google.com and press the “Sign up” button.
- Follow the steps to create a new account.
- Download and install Google Drive from: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/drive/index.html?pli=1
- During the installation you can indicate the local folder to be sync with Google Drive. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\Google Drive
- Download and install Backup4all from: http://www.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4a-pro.exe
- Create a new backup job from File->New backup
On the first page, type a name for the backup job and select the Google Drive folder as backup destination. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\ Google Drive. Press Next
- On the second page, add the files and folder you want to backup or select a predefined plugin from the list. Press Next
- Select the backp type you want to use. By default, Incremental type is selected. Press Save and run
- Backup4all 4.x
- Google Drive 1.x