How to backup to OneDrive using Backup4all

Since version 6 of Backup4all you can back up to OneDrive as direct destination.
Here is the article describing how to backup to OneDrive: http://www.backup4all.com/kb/how-to-backup-your-data-to-onedrive.html

OneDrive is a file hosting service that allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser or their local device. You can also use Onedrive to access and manage files from multiple devices.

On this page: How to set up a new OneDrive account How to backup to OneDrive

The service offers 15 GB of free storage for new users. You can use the space provided to store your backups created by Backup4all. Just back up to the local OneDrive 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.

How to set up a new OneDrive account

Steps to follow:

  1. Go to https://onedrive.live.com/ and press the “Sign up” button.  
  2. Follow the steps to create a new account.
  3. You will receive a confirmation link on the email address you provided. Click that link in order to activate the account.
  4. Download and install OneDrive from: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=392253
  5. During the installation you can indicate the local folder to be sync with Onedrive. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\OneDrive
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How to backup to OneDrive

  1. Download and install Backup4all from: http://download.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4asetup.exe
  2. Create a new backup job from File->New backup.

On the first page, type a name for the backup job and select the OneDrive folder as backup destination. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\OneDrive. Press Next

  1. On the second page, add the files and folder you want to backup or select a predefined plugin from the list. Press Next
  2. Select the backp type you want to use. By default, Incremental type is selected. Press Save and run

Applies to:

  • Backup4all 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
  • OneDrive

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