Activate Norton Backup to protect your pictures and important files

Norton Backups helps protect your data if you become a victim of ransomware, malware or if you experience major hardware issues. If your Norton subscription includes Norton Backup, you get 25 GB of free cloud storage and the option to buy more storage if needed. Norton also lets you save your backup files to your own local storage device.

Before running your first backup, you must activate Norton Backup.

To use online backup, you must set the Network Cost Awareness option in the Firewall Settings window to No Limit.

For more information, go to Defining the Internet usage of your Norton product.

Activate Norton Secure Cloud Storage backup

  1. In the Norton main window, click Backup, and then click Set Up Now.

  2. On the Where tab, click Activate for Free.

  3. Provide your Norton account credentials when prompted and click Sign in.

  4. Click Save Settings and then click Close.

Video: How to activate online backup

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DOCID: v6958554_ns_backup_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 12/08/2017