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Welcome to ASUS Secure Auto-Backup. ASUS Secure Auto-Backup provides an efficient and secure solution for your data backup needs.

You can easily back up your files on computers and external hard drives. Whether it's due to accidental deletion, unexpected data loss, computer crash, or data corruption. ASUS Secure Auto-Backup ensures that your important files and folders are always protected.

 

Incremental backup, saving storage space and increase backup speed

With ASUS Secure Auto-Backup, you can enjoy the benefits of incremental backups, which save storage space and increase backup speed. Incremental backups only back up the changes made since the last backup, rather than backing up all the data every time.

For example, if you backed up a 100MB folder last time and you modified 5MB of files before the next backup, then this backup will only back up the newly added or changed 5MB files in the folder.

 

 

Does ASUS Secure Auto-Backup offer system and system image backups?

Currently, it only provides file backup and does not include system and system image backup options.

 

 

OS requirements

  • Windows:
    Windows 10 (or higher).

 

 

 

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Download and install

  1. Visit the download page, locate ASUS Secure Auto-Backup, and click download.

  2. Open the file "ASUSSecureAuto-Backup.exe" on your computer.

  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. 
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Log in/Sign up

  • Enter your ASUS Cloud ID and password to log in. If you forget your ASUS Cloud password, click Reset Password._______1.png

  • If your email has registered with ASUS WebStorage, you can log in through your Google/Facebook account. If not, you will need to complete the registration process before logging in._______1.png

  • Sign up for ASUS WebStorage: If you don't have an ASUS Cloud ID, you can sign up for ASUS WebStorage by clicking Sign up._______1.png

 

Start backing up files

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    1. Log in and click on “Getting Started” to enter the main menu after installation.

    2. Access the main menu through the ASUS Secure Auto-Backup icon on the Windows taskbar:

      • Method 1: Simply left-click on the icon.

      • Method 2: Right-click the icon and choose [Settings]._______4.png

  • If you wish to prevent your computer from entering sleep/hibernation mode during the backup process, or automatically shut down after the backup is complete, you can set these options before starting the backup.

     

    Prevent PC from going to sleep

    This setting will keep your computer from going into sleep mode during a backup operation, ensuring that the backup process is completed without interruption.

      1. Click [Settings] from the left side menu.

      2. In the General Settings section, tick the [Prevent PC from going to sleep] checkbox.____________.png

     

    Automatic computer shut down after backups are complete

    This option allows you to automatically shut down your computer after a backup operation is complete. This is useful if you want to schedule backups to run overnight or when you're not using your computer.

    1. Click [Settings] from the left side menu.

    2. In the General Settings section, tick on the [shut down the computer after the backup is complete] checkbox._______5.png

  • There are two methods for setting up your backup paths:

    1. From the [Backup] menu:

      1. Click [Backup] in the left side menu.

      2. Click [New backup] and select the folders to be backed up.

      3. Click [Add]._______7.png

    2. By right-clicking a folder on your computer:

      1. Right-click a folder on your computer.

      2. Select [ASUS Secure Auto-Backup] > [Add to Backup Path].

      3. The full paths of the selected folder will appear in the Backup Path section.

  • You can start a backup in the following three ways:

    1. By clicking the [Start backup] button in the bottom-right corner._______8.png

    2. By right-clicking the ASUS Secure Auto-Backup icon on the Windows taskbar and selecting [Perform manual backup]._______9.png
    3. By scheduling backups through [Backup] > [Option]>[Scheduler].

      1. Customize the schedule for daily, weekly, or monthly backups.

      2. The next scheduled backup time will be visible in the [Backup] > [Next Backup Time] section._______8.png

    1. Go to [Backup] on the left menu.

    2. Click the [ X ] button next to the path you want to delete.

      • If you want to delete all paths, click [Delete all].

    3. Confirm the deletion by clicking [Yes] in the pop-up window.

      • Note: The backup path cannot be deleted during an ongoing backup process._______11.png

 

Advanced backup settings

  • You can schedule your backups to occur automatically at specific times of the day, week, or month, or choose not to schedule backups at all.

    Important:

    Exclusive for users with the ASUS Secure Auto-Backup plan.

    Do Not Schedule: No automatic backups will be scheduled.

    Daily: A backup will occur at a designated time every day.

    Weekly: A backup will occur on a specific day and time of the week.

    Monthly: A backup will occur on a specific day and time of the month._______10.png

     

  • Choose to receive notifications at different stages of the backup process.

    • Notification when starting and ending scheduled backup: Receive a notification when the backup process starts and ends.

    • Notify me if the previous backup was not yet completed when the program starts: Receive a notification if the previous backup was not completed when starting a new one.

    • Email notification when backup is complete: Receive an email notification after each backup is complete._______14.png

     

  • Specify how many backup versions you want to keep.

    • I want to save the last backups: Enter the number of backup versions you want to keep.

      • Note: This setting should be set with care as deleted versions cannot be restored. If you reduce the number of backup versions, the deletion will occur after the next backup is complete.

    • Unlimited backup versions: All backup versions will be saved if this option is selected._______15.png

     

  • Specify file extensions to exclude from backups (e.g. enter "JPG" or ".JPG")._______16.png

     

 

Restore backup data

There are two methods to restore data:

    1. From the left tab, select [Restore].

    2. From the [Select device] drop-down menu, select the device where the backup was created.

    3. From the [Select backed up time] drop-down menu, choose the date and time of the backup version you wish to restore.

    4. Use the tree view to select the folder or file you want to restore.

      • (Optional) Modify the restore location by clicking on the folder icon.

    5. Click [Start Restore]._______20.png

    1. Log in to ASUS WebStorage for Web.

    2. Navigate to [Backup]>[Auto-Backup]on the left menu.

    3. Double-click on the backup device._______17.png

    4. Choose the folder with the date and time of the backup you want to download._______18.png
    5. Check the box of the file to be downloaded and click [Download] in the top right.

      Note: Only one backup file can be downloaded at a time, not a full backup folder or multiple files._______19.png

 

 

 

 

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