Backing-up your data is an essential every day task that all students and employees must be encouraged to do. There are several methods for backing up your important files and data as are detailed in the contents of this support category.

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Time Machine for Mac

Use Time Machine, the built-in backup feature of your Mac, to automatically back up your personal data, including apps, music, photos, email, and documents. Having a backup allows you to recover files that were deleted, or that were lost because the hard disk (or SSD) in your Mac needed to be erased or replaced.

Backing-up Data on Windows

To help save you lots of time and aggravation, we recommend that you take the precaution of regularly backing up your data and settings. This article describes how to manually back up your personal files and settings in Windows 10 and Windows 7. It also describes how to use the data tools in Windows to back up your files and settings.

Using Google Takeout to Transfer or Download Your Google Data

Google Takeout is a data retrieval platform that allows users to export data from a number of Google products. Simply put, Google Takeout takes all your existing Google data and compiles it into one file, which can be later downloaded or transferred to a personal Google account. This includes your Gmail, Google Drive, Google Photos, and more!