How to upload a backup to Google Drive

How to upload a backup to Google Drive
How to upload a backup to Google Drive
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Learn how to download a copy of a file or folder that you've automatically backed up to Google Drive from a computer browser.

Steps

Download a Backup from Google Drive Step 1

Step 1. Open Google Drive in your internet browser

Type https://drive.google.com/?hl=fr in the address bar and press Enter (on Windows) or Return (on Mac) on your keyboard.

Download a Backup from Google Drive Step 2

Step 2. Click Backups in the left menu

It's at the very bottom of the menu column on the left, between Recycle Bins and Storage.

  • If you haven't set up backups and syncs on your account, you might not see this option in the menu.
  • If you are looking for a backup of your computer, click on the icon Computer in the left menu, then choose the backup you want to download.
Download a Backup from Google Drive Step 3

Step 3. Right click on the folder to download

You can see a list of all your saved folders on this page. Right click to see your options in the drop down menu.

You can select multiple folders or files at the same time to download them together and at one time. Just press ⌘ Cmd on Mac or Ctrl on Windows while clicking on the documents in the list you want to download

Download a Backup from Google Drive Step 4

Step 4. Click Download on the right menu

The chosen saved folder will be compressed as a ZIP file and will be downloaded to your computer.

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