IDrive Express

  • Request a drive

    Sign up for an account
    or, if you already have one,
    request a drive

  • Copy data to the drive

    1. 1. Unbox the drive
      plug in the USB cable and run the
      preloaded software
    2. 2. Login with IDrive username and password
    3. 3. Select the files for backup
      and click 'Backup Now'
  • Return the drive

    1. 1. Once backup is
      complete, click the 'Restore' tab
      and confirm that everything is backed up
    2. 2. Repackage the drive and the USB cord
      into the box
    3. 3. Attach the return label and mail it
  • Data upload complete!

    Once the drive arrives,
    your data is securely
    uploaded to your cloud account!
    Continue with incremental backups

For faster backup and retrieval of several gigabytes of data, IDrive will send you a temporary storage device to transfer data up to 3 TB. Use the IDrive Express application to backup your data onto the storage device.

Why IDrive Express?

  • Quickly transfer large amounts of data (up to 3 TB) to your online account, in just a week or less.
  • Your data is safe throughout the process, stored and encrypted with military grade 256-bit AES encryption and the option for a private key.
  • Once the data is transferred to your online account, you can continue with incremental backups.
  • No bandwidth usage during data transfers.
* This is a FREE service, available once a year for Pro Personal users and thrice yearly for Pro Business users (either backup or retrieval). Subsequent service requests will be subject to the $59.95 charge.

This service includes free return shipping and is available only in the USA.

IDrive Express application

Download and install the application to securely transfer your data from your computer to the temporary storage device shipped to you from IDrive.

  • Features
  • Store files with 256-bit AES encryption with the option for a private key.
  • Install the IDrive Express application on one or more computers to backup data.
  • Backup your mapped and external drives.

How does it work?

Data backup

Once you receive the temporary storage device, backup all your data using the IDrive Express application and ship the device back to us.

We will transfer your data from the device onto IDrive's primary storage devices. You can then proceed with incremental backups through the online backup process.

Data retrieval

Standard restore

Once you request for the retrieval of data, most recent version is taken from the IDrive servers and saved to a temporary storage device. It is then shipped to you.

IDrive Express 48 - For faster data restore

Simply place the order before 3 PM PST and your data will be at your doorstep in 48 hours. Available for only $99.50.

All you need to do is plug the drive into your computer via the USB cable and restore your data to your system using the IDrive Express application. You must return the storage device that we send you after you upload your data.

Note: This service is not available for accounts created prior to 10-31-2011

For more details call us at 1-866-748-0555