Google‘s Backup and Sync, which was a feature in Google drive that lets users backup and sync more data, is now available for both pc and Mac, which means you can backup and sync your whole PC,laptop running on windows or mac book.
we live in a era of cloud computing yet we store data in microSD,portable hard drives, which is insecure as physical data can be destroyed or stolen easily, Google’s Backup and Sync makes it easy to backup your whole computer in one click, so even if anything happens to your computer, Google Backup and Sync has your back.
according to Google the Backup and sync tool will replace existing Google Photos desktop up loader for Pc and Mac.
“It’s a simpler, speedier and more reliable way to protect the files and photos that mean the most to you,”-google
How to use Google’s Backup and Sync:
the tool is used basically to backup files and images you have on your computer as the name suggests, either Mac or PC to Google Photos if images, and Google drive if files. also making sure you have a backup in case you lose the data and that they’re available all the time via internet.
- Sign in to your Google account: sign in to the account in which you are going to store all your files and pictures, make sure you have enough space in your drive before you backup your whole pc
- Choose the device: choose the device of which you want to backup the data from, in the image the laptop is being backed up
- Choose the Folders: choose the folders to be backed up for further use.
- Upload it: after making sure you got all in hit backup and wait until it backs up
If you’re already using G Suite, Backup and Sync is bit different, here’s all the info you need.