Backing up your files manually using Norton Online Backup

Norton Online Backup provides you the option to manually run the backups using the Norton Online Backup client that is installed on the computer. You can also start the backup remotely from another computer through the Norton Online Backup website.

To backup your files, your computer must have Norton Online Backup client installed with an active Internet connection.

Back up your files from the computer

  1. Exit all the open programs.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • For Windows: In the notification area or the system tray, right-click the Norton Online Backup icon, and then click Backup Now.

    • For Mac: On the menu bar, click the Norton Online Backup icon, and then click Back Up Now.

    Wait for the backup to finish. Depending on the file size and number of files to be backed up, the time to finish the backup may vary.

Back up your files remotely from the website

  1. Go to the Norton Online Backup website.

  2. Click Sign In.

  3. Type your email address and password, and click Sign In.

    A list of backup sets is displayed.

  4. Next to the backup set that you want to run the backup for, click Back Up Now.

    Wait for the backup to finish. Depending on the file size and number of files to be backed up, the time to finish the backup may vary.

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DOCID: kb20090204111900EN_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X
Last modified: 07/17/2015