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Restore data using the inSync Web

Overview

If your inSync administrator enables web restore for you, you can restore data from inSync Web. If your inSync administrator disables web restore for you, you can log on to inSync Web, but you must use inSync Client to start a restore operation. 

For restore, you can use Search to easily find and restore selected files.

Restore data to devices  

Procedure

To restore data

  1. Open the inSync Web.
  2. On the inSync Web menu bar, click Data Sources. Your data sources are displayed in the left pane.
  3. From the list of data sources, click the data source for which you want to view the snapshots.
  4. In the Snapshots list, click the snapshot from which you want to restore data.
  5. Select the files or folders that you want to restore, and click Restore Selected. Alternatively, you can use Search to search for files that you want to restore. 
    After you click Restore Selected, a Restore to Device window appears. The size of the data that you are going to restore is displayed in the Restore Data Size field.

    Note: You cannot restore files with the same names simultaneously.

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  6. Do one of the following:
  • If you are restoring to a device, in the Restore to device window, select the following information for each field.
    Field Action
    Restore to device

    If you want to restore the data to the device's desktop, click Desktop.

    The inSync Client restores the data on the desktop in the following format:

    Wed Mar 11 12-15-39 2015\{{Desktop1}}\07_Oct_2014
    

    Where Wed Mar 11 is the date of the restore, 12-15-39 is the time of the restore, 2015 is the year of the restore, Desktop1 in the folder configured for backup, 07_Oct_2014 is the snapshot that you restored from the storage.

    Restore location

    To restore the data to the folder from which it was backed up, select Original Location. This option is available only when you are restoring data to the device from which it was backed up. 
    If you want to restore the data to a custom location, select Custom Location and then specify the location in the Specify Location box.

7. Click Restore. The data restore starts. A restore window appears. You can view the progress of data restore.

Note: If you change the language in the inSync Web, the display of content within the Data Sources page updates accordingly. However, the file name or folder name is not translated. For more information, see About language support for inSync Web.  

Restore OneDrive data to OneDrive account or devices

If your inSync administrator enables web restore for you, you can restore data from inSync Web. If your inSync administrator disables web restore for you, you can log on to inSync Web, but you must use inSync Client to start a restore operation. 

For restore, you can use Search to easily find and restore selected files. 

Procedure: 

  1. Open the inSync Web.
  2. On the inSync Web menu bar, click Data Sources. Your data sources are displayed in the left pane.
  3. From the list of data sources, click OneDrive.
  4. In the Snapshots list, click the snapshot from which you want to restore data.
  5. Select the files or folders that you want to restore, and click Restore Selected. Alternatively, you can use Search to search for files that you want to restore.

      After you click Restore Selected, a Restore Data window appears.

 6. If you are restoring to OneDrive, in the Restore Data window, select the following information for each field.

Field Action
Restore to

From the drop-down list, select the restore location. You can restore the data either to a device owned by you or to the OneDrive account. 

Restore Location

If you want to restore data to a desktop, click Desktop
If you want to restore the data to a custom location, select Custom Location and then specify the location in the Specify Location box.

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

Restore Option

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

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

Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to the OneDrive 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 OneDrive account. 

 7. Click Restore. The data restore starts. A restore window appears. You can view the progress of data restore.

Note: If you change the language in the inSync Web, the display of content within the Data Sources page updates accordingly. However, the file name or folder name is not translated. For more information, see About language support for inSync Web.

Restore Google Drive data to Google Drive account or devices

If your inSync administrator enables web restore for you, you can restore data from inSync Web. If your inSync administrator disables web restore for you, you can log on to inSync Web, but you must use inSync Client to start a restore operation. 

For restore, you can use Search to easily find and restore selected files. 

Procedure: 

  1. Open the inSync Web.
  2. On the inSync Web menu bar, click Data Sources. Your data sources are displayed in the left pane.
  3. From the list of data sources, click Google Drive.
  4. In the Snapshots list, click the snapshot from which you want to restore data.
  5. Select the files or folders that you want to restore, and click Restore Selected. Alternatively, you can use Search to search for files that you want to restore.

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After you click Restore Selected, a Restore Data window appears.

6. In the Restore Data window, select the following information for each field.

  • You cannot restore G Suite data to a mobile device.

  • For restore to devices, you cannot restore files with the same names simultaneously.

Field Action
Restore to 

Select one of the following restore locations from the dropdown:

  • User's Devices:
    • Desktop: Select this option to restore the Google Drive data to your desktop location.
    • Custom Location: Select this option to restore Google Drive data to a specific device location.  When prompted, enter the path in the Specify Location field.

 

  •  Google Drive Account:
    • Google Drive: Click <Google Drive> option to restore the Google Drive data to your account.

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Restore options

Select how you want to restore the data.

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

 Note: The In-Place Restore field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to your account.

Retain share settings

Select this check box if you want to retain the file sharing settings for the selected data. 

By default, inSync does not retain the sharing settings during Google Drive data restore.

Note: This field is displayed only if you choose to restore the data to your account.

 

7. Click Restore. The data restore starts. A restore window appears. You can view the progress of data restore.

Note: If you change the language in the inSync Web, the display of content within the Data Sources page updates accordingly. However, the file name or folder name is not translated. For more information, see About language support for inSync Web.