Backing up your data is only possible through the StoAmigo web user interface.

Using Manage Storages

Step 1: From the ‘Options’ drop-down menu click on ‘Manage storages’

Options - Manage storages (new)

Step 2: From the ‘Manage storages’ window click on the backup icon ( ) for the devices you wish to backup.

Manage storages - (USB Assignment - new) no backups

NOTE: If you do not have any USBs attached to your CloudLocker you will only see your CloudLocker’s name in this screen.

NOTE: Backing up an attached USB only backs up the portion of the USB that is controlled by the StoAmigo ecosystem. Any previous content on the USB outside of the ecosystem will not be backed up.

Step 3: From the ‘Backup’ window, click on the ‘create backup’ button.

Step 4: From the ‘Create backup’ popup window, first enter a name for your backup in the ‘Name backup:’ field.

Create backup - Name backup

Step 5: With the name entered, next click on the folder icon ( ) in the “Destination:” field and select where you would like your backup to be kept.

Create backup - Destination

NOTE: You can backup to Online Storage, an attached USB (if applicable), or to another CloudLocker (if applicable). Your backup destination must have enough available storage space for the data that you are backing up.

Step 6: With the destination selected, next determine if you would like the backup to be updated manually or automatically in increments of daily, weekly, or monthly by selecting the drop-down menu in the “Run backup:’ field.

Create backup - Run backup

Step 7: When you have filled in all the fields, click the ‘start’ button to begin the process of backing up.

If there is not enough space in the destination storage you will see the field turn yellow, and if you click the ‘start button you will get a message indicating a lack of space.

not enough space for backup

If the destination storage has enough space the field will be white and you will be able to start the backup by clicking the ‘start’ button.

Create backup - all filled in

Back in the ‘Manage backups’ window you will see the backup has begun.

Manage backups - backing up

You will also see the backup progress in your notifications.

Notification - backing up

Once the backup is complete you will see it in the ‘Manage backups’ window. The ‘next update’ column will show you when the backup will be updated (if you have set one of the automatic update options) or it will have a button to click on to do a manual update.

Manage backups - backed up (new)

Also once the backup is completed you will see it in your notifications.

Notification - complete

You will now see the saved backup in your folder tree.

Folder tree with backup

 

Using Manage Backups

Step 1: From the ‘Options’ drop-down menu click on ‘Manage backups’

Options - Manage backups

Step 2: From the ‘Manage backups’ window, click on the ‘create backup’ button.

Manage backups - no backup

Step 3: From the ‘Select device to backup’ popup window, select the device you would like to backup.

Select device to backup

NOTE: If you do not have any USBs attached to your CloudLocker you will only see your CloudLocker’s name in this screen.

NOTE: Backing up an attached USB only backs up the portion of the USB that is controlled by the StoAmigo ecosystem. Any previous content on the USB outside of the ecosystem will not be backed up.

Step 4: From the ‘Create backup’ popup window, first enter a name for your backup in the ‘Name backup:’ field.

Create backup - Name backup

Step 5: With the name entered, next click on the folder icon ( ) in the “Destination:” field and select where you would like your backup to be kept.

Create backup - Destination

NOTE: You can backup to Online Storage, an attached USB (if applicable), or to another CloudLocker (if applicable). Your backup destination must have enough available storage space for the data that you are backing up.

Step 6: With the destination selected, next determine if you would like the backup to be updated manually or automatically in increments of daily, weekly, or monthly by selecting the drop-down menu in the “Run backup:’ field.

Create backup - Run backup

Step 7: When you have filled in all the fields, click the ‘start’ button to begin the process of backing up.

If there is not enough space in the destination storage you will see the field turn yellow, and if you click the ‘start button you will get a message indicating a lack of space.

not enough space for backup

If the destination storage has enough space the field will be white and you will be able to start the backup by clicking the ‘start’ button.

Create backup - all filled in 2

Back in the ‘Manage backups’ window you will see the backup has begun.

Manage backups - backing up

You will also see the backup progress in your notifications.

Notification - backing up

Once the backup is complete you will see it in the ‘Manage backups’ window. The ‘next update’ column will show you when the backup will be updated (if you have set one of the automatic update options) or it will have a button to click on to do a manual update.

Manage backups - backed up (new)

Also once the backup is completed you will see it in your notifications.

Notification - complete

You will now see the saved backup in your folder tree.

Folder tree with backup