Office of Information Technology

Google Backup & Sync

What is Google Backup & Sync?

Google Backup & Sync is a program that allows you to automatically backup your documents and files to your Google Drive. It is currently OIT's recommended automatic data backup solution, replacing Code42 Crashplan in August 2019.

Can I use Google Backup & Sync?

Yes! Google Backup & Sync is available to all University Students, Faculty and Staff.

How do I install Google Backup & Sync?

Just follow our guide below to start safely securing your data.

Is it easy to restore files?

Yes, restoring files is easy to do on your own or you may call the OIT Service Desk for assistance. All of your files will be located on drive.google.com when you log in with your University email account.

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