Learn – Mac Backup

In this tutorial we look at a few different ways to backup all the information on your Mac. Several lessons are included on how to properly use Time Machine as a local backup. Time Machine is is built into every Mac and is going to be the best local (on-site) option for most users. We also get into how to make bootable backups other Apps like SuperDuper and Carbon Copy Cloner. We also cover the importance of having an off-site backup and how to do that using a service like Backblaze

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Mac Backup Lessons…

1. Introduction

2. Backup vs. Sync

3. Time Machine Setup

4. Time Machine Recovery

5. Multiple Time Machine Backups

6. Document Versions

7. Bootable Backups

8. Off-Site Backup Options

9. Backblaze Setup

10. Backblaze Recovery

11. Wrap Up

Free Lesson: Document Versions

 

Recommended Backup Drives..

Below are a few basic USB Hard Drives that are all good options as a TimeMachine Backup Drive or to use as a bootable backup or “clone”. These drives are not the fastest option for data transfer but are low cost and provide a lot of storage space. I prioritize speed the least when picking a backup drive. I advise getting a Time Machine drive that is double the size of your Macs internal drive plus any external drives you will be backing up.

 

Below are a variety of USB Backup Drives that will work with any Mac. All of these will be perfect for a TimeMachine Backup Drive!
USB to USB C Adapters. A must have for those with new MacBooks or iPad Pros!

Off-Site online Backup with Backblaze.

I have been using for several years Backblaze to backup my entire Mac and a large external drive. It’s easy to use and very affordable.

Backblaze works with both Mac and Windows! Give it a try here…

 

 

 

 

 

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