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Backup your e-mails

 

Step-by-step guide on how to backup e-mails.

 

The E-mail Backup Guide is similar to the file Guide and follows the same order when being set up. The only difference is that you will not have the Backup folders/files filter, and will need to actively choose the e-mail client from which to backup e-mails from.

 

To create a new profile you need to click on the Edit Profiles button, which will take you to the profiles overview page.

 

 

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Step 1

 

Once you click on the Add new button, you will be shown a welcome screen. Click Next to go to the next step.

 

 

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Don’t show this introduction next time: makes sure you will not see this screen the next time you start the guide.

Step 2

 

When starting the Backup Guide, select the appropriate e-mail client option and click Next to proceed.

 

 

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Step 3

 

Select the desired e-mail client. BullGuard Backup has built-in support for Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express (Windows XP only), Windows Mail (Windows Vista only) and Mozilla Thunderbird.

 

 

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If several users have access to the e-mail client on the same Windows Account, you may need to select your own e-mail identity to backup.

 

Please choose the e-mail folders you would like BullGuard to back up from your computer.

Step 4

 

In the next step, you will need to choose the location where you want to backup the files. The backup can be stored on the Online Drive, on a CD/DVD or on the local computer (usually using an external hard disk).

 

 

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Step 5

 

All Backup profiles can be scheduled to either start at a convenient time avoiding computer slowdowns, or to backup important documents on a regular basis preventing information loss.

 

 

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Never, I’ll start it myself: You will need to run this profile manually to backup the information.

 

While my computer is idle: The profile will only run in the background when the computer is not being used. If any action is performed on the computer, the backup process will pause.

 

I want to select a schedule: You can set the profile to run automatically at set time intervals. This will ensure that any information included in the profile will be backed up on a regular basis.

Step 6

 

The Advanced Backup settings allow you to further customize your profile by adding special features such as encryption, versioning and backup compression. When done, click Finish.

 

 

Advanced_Settings

 

 

The profile will now appear in the profile list accessible form the main Backup section. That is also where you can edit, rename, run or delete it.