Backup/Restore your PC and Mac using the IDrive Wi-Fi device

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

Steps to perform Local Backup:

  1. Connect to IDrive Wi-Fi 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 the ‘Backup files to my local / Wi-Fi device’ radio button.
  4. Click the ‘Change…’ button and select files / folders for backup.
  5. Click Disk Image and select IDrive Wi-Fi device to backup your data to the drive.
    Local Backup tab
  6. Click Start Local Backup Immediately.

Steps to perform Restore:

  1. Connect to IDrive Wi-Fi from the list of available Wi-Fi connections.
  2. Login to IDrive account with your username and password.
  3. Click the 'Restore' tab.
  4. From the 'Select files/folders for restore' drop-down menu, select IDrive Wi-Fi.
  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 Wi-Fi 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