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How to restore a backup from Google Drive

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Oct 04, 2023
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Backup4all supports Google Drive both as source and destination. This article explains how to restore a backup from Google Drive.

What is Google Drive

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google.
In order to restore a backup job from Google Drive, you first need to load that backup job in Backup4all.

How to restore a backup from Google Drive

If the backup job is not present in Backup4all, you need to load it first:
  1. Open File->Open from, then select Google Drive storage.
    Open Backup From Google Drive
  2. Configure the Google Drive account and press Show. Select the .bkc (backup catalog) file for missing backup job and click Open to load it into Backup4all
    Show .bkc files in Google Drive bucket
  3. Open Backup4all and select the backup job. Press Restore (F7) toolbar buttton to open Restore Wizard.
    Restore Google Drive backup
  4. Select the location to restore the files to. Original location is selected by default.
    • Choose to restore all files and press Finish
      Select folder where to restore Google Drive backup

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