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Backing Up

Backblaze will back up your computer without having you pick folders and files. The default setting is to backup continuously whenever you computer is on.

MacOS 10.14 and later FAQ
In the newer macOS, beginning with 10.14 Mojave, Apple has made some pri...
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Why is my Vercrypt software preventing my drive from backing up?
In many instances, in order to backup In some cases, third-party encrypt...
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Box Drive files cannot be backed up by Backblaze on Mac
  Files synced using Box Drive (created by Box) cannot be backed up by B...
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Will Backblaze back up iCloud Drive on Mac?
Apple's iCloud Drive can be backed up to Backblaze on Mac as long as the...
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Will Backblaze backup the iCloud drive on Windows?
There is not currently a way to back up the iCloud drive on Windows. Win...
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Network Management - Wi-Fi Block List
You can prevent Backblaze from backing up on selected Wi-Fi networks by ...
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Can Backblaze backup my OneDrive folder? (Windows)
OneDrive's Files On-Demand feature will keep Backblaze from being able t...
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Backing Up a Boot Camp Partition
Backing Up a Boot Camp Partition Backblaze will not back up any Boot Ca...
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Backblaze and Bootcamp
A Boot Camp partition will require a separate Backblaze license to backu...
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How Can I Back Up MAMP? (Mac)
How can I back up MAMP data?   There's no way to include anything with...
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Does Backblaze backup my .lrdata files in Lightroom?
To avoid unnecessary use of your bandwidth,  Backblaze will not backup L...
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How Does Backblaze Deal With Mac OS X Packages?
What is a package? From Apple's article on bundles and packages, "A pack...
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How Can I Back Up Virtual Machines Such as Parallels or VMware Fusion?
How can I back up Virtual Machines such as Parallels or VMware Fusion? I...
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How to back up Google Drive
Google Drive has settings in place that can prevent it from being backed...
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How to partition a Time Machine drive
To avoid duplicating data, Backblaze will not back up any drive that con...
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How to turn off Time Machine and back up to Backblaze
To avoid duplicating data, Backblaze will not back up any drive that con...
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Backblaze doesn't backup Time Machine
To avoid duplicating data, Backblaze will not back up any drive that con...
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Deduplication
When moving data to a different drive/folder/location, do not fear, if i...
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Will Backblaze backup my email?
Yes, Backblaze will backup your email if it is locally stored on your co...
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Why hasn't Backblaze backed up my new files yet?
We designed Backblaze to be lightweight on computer resources, so it mig...
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Why don't you backup network drives (NAS drives)?
Backblaze online backup can theoretically backup a network drive, networ...
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Why is my backup slow?
By default, Backblaze Personal backup will automatically test your conne...
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Will BackBlaze still back up if I reboot?
No problem. Backblaze will automatically continue where it left off duri...
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How long will it take to back up my files?
The time it takes to complete your initial backup with Backblaze Persona...
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Which files are being backed up?
Backblaze automatically backs up all of your data, unless they are expli...
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Backblaze delays finding my external drive or new files
Backblaze was designed to be lightweight. There is a small process that ...
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Backing up External Hard Drives
Backing Up External Hard Drives During install Backblaze will backu...
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What does Backblaze Backup?
What does Backblaze Backup?   All Your Data  Across all user prof...
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