How to use Google Backup and Sync?

Backup and Sync” is an application of desktop that is delivered by Google. It helps the users in easily backing up the local files from the Windows PC or Mac to Google Drive.

It is an excellent backup application that automates the backup process and synchronizes the local files with the cloud. As there is no option of backing up the operation in non-working hours, it results in the slow performance on the computer where the backup application is installed.


Scheduling the Google backups and sync:

If the google backup and sync not starting automatically, then there are troubleshooting steps that can be taken. The troubleshooting steps that need to be taken are:

  1. Prevent Google Backup and Sync to Start with Windows:

This can be done by taking the two steps mentioned below:

·        Tap on the “Google Backup and Sync” icon on the taskbar and hit on preferences from the menu.

  • In the section of settings, uncheck the open backup and then sync on the system startup checkbox and click ok.
  • Start Google Backup Sync using Task Scheduler:


What are the necessary steps to be taken to schedule Google Backup and sync?

  • First, you have to type the scheduler at the search box and open task scheduler.
  • Select create a task from the action menu.
  • Then, type a name for the task at the “General” tab.
  • Then, select the triggers tab and click on new.
  • The next step is to choose the action tab and tap on New.
  • The last step is to click ok to close the create task window to continue to the next step.

These are the steps that a user needs to follow if the Google Backup and Sync are not opening. If these troubleshooting steps do not work, the user is free to call on the customer support and get the assistance accordingly. They will be properly served by the experts.