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How to backup your data to Dropbox

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Mar 07, 2023
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Dropbox is the place for your photos, docs, videos, and other files. Files you keep in Dropbox are safely backed up and you can get to them from all your devices.

How to set up a new Dropbox account

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  2. Follow the steps to create a new account.

How to backup to Dropbox Steps to follow:

  1. Open Backup4all and select File -> New (Ctrl+N).
    That will open the New Backup Wizard.
  2. On Destination page, select Online->Dropbox.
    Use Dropbox as backup destination.
  3. Press Choose account. A new window will appear to log on into your Dropbox account, then you have to allow Backup4all application to view and manage the files on Dropbox. Then press Next.
  4. On the What do you want to backup page, add the backup sources. Press Next.
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  5. On the Filter the backup sources page, you can set include/exclude filters for backup sources. Then press Next.
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  6. On the How do you want to backup page, you can choose the backup type and optionally set the encryption. Press Next.
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  7. On the When do you want to backup page, you can set the backup job to automatically run on the specified time and days.
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  8. On the last page, enter a name for the backup in the Backup Name field.
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  9. Press Save->Save and run.
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