How to set Norton Backup for your files?

Norton allows you to access the various options for managing the backup settings. With the help of the status icon, the Norton backup settings window covers up the details of a particular file that needs to be back up without opening the product.

Norton backup

To look at the status of the backup file or folder, you can look at the status icon for that. With the help of the properties page of the file, you can also look at the backup status of your backup sets. If you wish to download Norton then you need to visit norton.com/setup

In case the Backup option is turned on, Norton product will automatically back up the files when the system isn’t performing any task. But you can turn off the backup option, if you wish to disable the backup temporarily within the program.

Keep this in mind when you choose to turn off backup option, in the Norton setup main window the backup status gets changed from ‘Protected’ to ‘Disabled’. So in the disabled state, Norton product fails to enable all the automatic backup of the files. You can choose the Run backup option, if you wish to back up the files from the Backup sets.

Here, in this article learn to set Norton Backup for your files.

Check out the steps to set Norton Backup (Turn on/ Turn off) for your files-

  • Set Norton Backup (Turn on/ Turn off) from the Settings window

  1. Open the Norton main window.
  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ option.
  3. Under the ‘Quick Controls’, choose any one of the following-
  • ‘Check Backup’ to turn on Backup.
  • ‘Uncheck Backup’ to turn off Backup.

 

  • Set Norton Backup (Turn on/ Turn off) from the Backup Settings window

  1. Select the ‘Settings’ option in the Norton main window.
  2. Click on the ‘Backup Settings’ option.
  3. Choose any of the following in the Backup Settings window-
  • Move the slider to ‘On’ to turn on the Backup.
  • Move the slider to ‘Off’ to turn off the Backup.
  1. Select the ‘Apply’ option.

 

  • Set Norton Backup (Turn on/ Turn off) from the Backup Details window

  1. Open the Norton main window.
  2. Select the ‘ Backup’ option.
  3. Click on the ‘View details’ option.
  4. Select any one of the following, under Things you can do-
  • Choose ‘turn on Backup’ option.
  • Choose ‘turn off Backup’ option

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