Backup/Restore your PC and Mac using the IDrive One device

The wireless connectivity of IDrive One device helps you to effortlessly backup multiple devices at once via IDrive's desktop application.

Steps to perform Local Backup:

  1. Connect to IDrive One from the list of available Wi-Fi connections.
  2. Log in to IDrive account with your username and password.
  3. From the Backup tab, select Backup files to my local / Wi-Fi device.
  4. Click Change… and select files / folders for backup.
  5. Click Disk Image and select the IDrive One device to backup your data to the drive.
    Local Backup tab
  6. Click Backup Now.

Steps to perform Restore:

  1. Connect to IDrive One from the list of available Wi-Fi connections.
  2. Login to IDrive account with your username and password.
  3. Click Restore tab.
  4. Click Restore files from my local / Wi-Fi device and select IDrive One.
  5. Restore tab
  1. Select the file(s)/folder(s) to be restored and click Restore Now.

Note: Sometimes, the files you back up to the IDrive One device may not appear due to intermittent issues. Use re-indexing to view your files – just right-click the root-folder (for PC) or right-click anywhere in the Restore View section (for Mac), and click Re-index files / folders.

Restore