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Restore OneDrive data

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Overview

An inSync Cloud administrator can restore OneDrive data to the following locations using the inSync Management Console:

  • To the same user's account from where the data was backed up.
  • User's desktop or to a custom location on the user's device. If the user has multiple devices, you can choose the device on which you want to restore the OneDrive data.
  • Different user's account.

An inSync end user can restore OneDrive data using the inSync Web.

For restore, you can use search to easily find and restore selected files and emails

Note:

  • You cannot restore Office 365 data to a mobile device. 
  • inSync administrator will be able to see the snapshots of OneDrive  devices in UTC time zone. 

Procedure

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Users.
  2. Click the user name of the user whose data you want to restore.
  3. Click Restore > Restore Backup Data.
  4. On the Restore Data window, click OneDrive and then select the snapshot from which you want to restore.  Alternatively, you can use Search to search for files that you want to restore.
  5. Select the files or folders that you want to restore, and click Restore. The Restore window appears.

    Note: When restoring data to a device, you cannot restore files with the same names simultaneously.

  6. On the Restore window, provide details for the following:
    Field Action

    Restore to

    From the drop-down list, select the restore location. You can restore the data either to the same user's account or a different user's account or any device owned by the user.

    Restore to Location

    If you want to restore data to a desktop, click Desktop

    If you want to restore data to a custom location, click Custom Location.

    Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to a device. 

    Specify custom location

    If you want to restore data to a custom location, enter the location in the Specify custom location box.

    Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to a device. 

    Restore Options

    Select how you want to restore the data. The following options are available:

    • In-Place Restore: Overwrites existing data present in the specified location with the data selected for restore. 
    • Restore as a Copy:  Creates a new inSync-restore-<date stamp>-<time stamp> folder and restores the selected data to this folder. 

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    Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to the same user's account. 

    Retain share settings

    Select if you want to retain the file sharing settings for selected data. By default, inSync does not retain the sharing settings during OneDrive data restore.

    Note:

    • This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to the same user's account. 
    • Any user with Full Control, Edit, or Design permission to file or folder are restored with Contribute permission. This is a Microsoft API limitation.

    Select user

    Start typing the name of the user and inSync will auto-suggest usernames. Select the required username.  inSync creates a new inSync-restore-<date stamp>-<time stamp> folder and restores the selected data to this folder. 

    Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to a different user's account. 

  7. Click OK.

 

View restore details

After the restore operation is complete, click View Details to view the restore details. For example, the state of restore, number of files restored, and the number of files missed.

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