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  1. Install the Google Backup and Sync client for your operating system
    1. Macs: Use the CIT Self Service application to install the Google Backup and Sync Client
    2. Windows: Use the Software Center to install the Google Backup and Sync Client
  2. To change your settings, like adding additional items to your backup, choosing not to sync certain file types, or what to sync from Google Drive see the Change your Backup and Sync settings on this page.
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The Backup and Sync software, by default, only backs up the Documents, Desktop and Pictures folders from your account into Google Drive. Once setup, you will notice a new Section within Google Drive labeled "Computers" any computer that you have installed and configured with this software will appear under this section.


Personal Devices

  1. Visit Google's website to download the GoogleBackup and Sync installer for your operating system
  2.  Sign into you Geneseo Google account, if you’re not signed in already.
  3. Follow the instructions on that page to install the application.
  4. To change your settings, like adding additional items to your backup, choosing not to sync certain file types, or what to sync from Google Drive see the Change your Backup and Sync settings on this page.

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