Back up your Photos on Hightail Desktop

by Community Manager ‎12-20-2013 01:47 PM - edited ‎12-20-2013 02:20 PM (787 Views)


There are few things more frustrating than realizing you've accidentally lost or misplaced a file or cherished photo. Anyone who has lost a thumb drive, seen a hard drive crash or had your email hacked can tell you that file storage can go wrong in any number of ways. 


Let’s face it – your documents & PowerPoint presentations are equally valuable for your professional needs, but some of our most prized possessions are photos; professional and personal.  A picture is worth a thousand words.  This holiday season, back up family photos, the first snow of the season, festive lights, or whatever unique holiday traditions your family shares, using Hightail Desktop.


You begin crafting your annual family holiday letter, and import the latest family photos onto your computer.  Once you’ve imported the photos from your camera to your desktop, create a folder on your computer, and then copy and paste into the folder all of the photos you intend to backup.


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Once all of the photos you want to backup are in this folder, all you need to do is select the folder, then drag’n’drop it into the Hightail Desktop Folder. (For instructions on how to use the Desktop App, check out this training video!)


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And with that, copies of your files are stored to the cloud for safekeeping and easy acess!


This Christmas, don’t worry about accidentally spilling eggnog on your computer in the midst of the holiday chaos.  The photos you’ve selected are forever safe so long as you’ve backed them up to Hightail.  So wipe that sweat off your brow, cozy up in front of the fireplace with your eggnog, and take a deep sigh of relief.


To see how much online storage you have, go to your account settings and click Subscription Plan.  Also remember – files in your online folders never expire!

Happy Holidays from Hightail!

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