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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. 

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, provide 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.
    • If you are restoring to OneDrive, in the Restore Data window, provide 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 Selected. 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.