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Open a backup file

Supported inSync mobile app versions:3.5 or later

You can use the inSync mobile app to open backup files from any of your devices. By default, inSync displays the latest snapshot of your backup folders and files. You can also view the backup data from any other snapshot. You can open a file by using the default app that is configured on your device.

Supported files for inSync mobile app

The following table lists the files that the inSync mobile app supports on iOS devices.

File types File extensions
Text files
  • Microsoft Word Document (.doc)
  • Microsoft Word Open XML Document (.docx)
  • Plain Text File (.txt)
  • Numbers Document (.numbers)
  • Pages Document (.pages)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
Data files
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (.ppt)
  • Microsoft  PowerPoint Open XML Presentation (.pptx)
  • vCard File (.vcf)
  • Keynote Presentation (.key)
Audio files
  • MP3 Audio File (.mp3)
  • WAVE Audio File (.wav)
  • Core Audio Format (.caf)
  • MPEG-4 Audio File (.m4a)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (.aiff)
Video files
  • Apple QuickTime Movie (.mov)
  • MPEG-4 Video File (.mp4)
  • MPEG-4 Part 14 (.m4v)
Image files
  • Portable Network Graphic (.png)
  • JPEG Image (.jpg)
  • Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpeg)
  • Bitmap Image (.bmp)
  • Graphical Interchange Format (.gif)
  • Tagged Image File Format (.tiff)
Page layout files
  • Portable Document Format (.pdf)
Spreadsheet files
  • Microsoft  Excel Spreadsheet (.xls)
  • Microsoft Excel Open XML Spreadsheet (.xlsx)
Web files
  • Hypertext Markup Language File (.htm)
  • Hypertext Markup Language File (.html)

Procedure

To open a backup file

  1. On the inSync mobile app sidebar, in the BACKUP DATA area, tap the device from which you want to view the data.
  2. At the upper right area of the right pane, tapSnapshot.png.
  3. Tap the files or folders that you want to open. You can open a file by using any default app that is configured on your device.