Google Team Drives: How to Back Up Your Files?

Spinbackup is proud to be the first vendor to introduce the Google Team Drives backup. Whether you have a Spinbackup account or are a new user, you are welcome to try the new Google Team Drives backup feature and restore any document stored at your Team Drive.

If you are a new user, read the Set Up Team Drives for New Users paragraph then move to the Add a Team Drive and Start Backup paragraph.

If you are a Spinbackup user, first read the Set Up Team Drives for Existing Users paragraph, and then move to the Add a Team Drive and Start Backup paragraph.

Set Up Team Drives for New Users

If you are a new user and have no Spinbackup account, go to www.spinbackup.com. Press the FREE TRIAL button in the upper-right corner and sign up for Spinbackup.

Spinbackup team drives free trial

At your Dashboard, press the Set Up button at the yellow bar to set up a Team Drive for backup.

Spinbackup Google Team Drive backup set up

You will be moved to the Add Team Drives licenses to your account page. During the Free Trial period, you can back up only 1 Team Drive. Additional Team Drives will become available after you upgrade your account.

To add a free trial Team Drive for backup, read the Add a Team Drive and Start Backup paragraph.

Set Up Team Drives for Existing Users

If you are a Spinbackup user, go to www.spinbackup.com and press the LOG IN as G Suite Administrator button in the upper-right corner.

Spinbackup team drives log in

Enter your Spinbackup credentials or sign in with Google.

Spinbackup Sign In

Before setting up Team Drives, make sure you are subscribed to a Spinbackup Custom storage (not Unlimited storage) plan. To check this out, on your Dashboard on the left, press Settings.

Spinbackup Team Drives backup dashboard settings 0

In the Account summary board, check the line Storage:… If you see the information like on the screen below, you have the correct storage plan.

Spinbackup team drive backup storage

If you see the line Storage: unlimited, you cannot set up Team Drives, yet. In this case, please contact our Support team to change your storage plan. To do this, press your photo in the upper-right corner then click Support.

Spinbackup team drives support

When you are ready with the required storage plan, press the Users button in the left menu.

Spinbackup Team Drives backup dashboard users

Then, press the Team Drives button.

Spinbackup how to back up Google Team Drives

In a new window, press Add more Team Drives.

Spinbackup Google add more team drives

You will be moved to the Add Team Drives licenses to your account page.

Add a Team Drive and Start Backup

Select a Team Drive you want to back up by pressing the appropriate checkbox and press Enable 1 Team Drive(s). The system will notify you about the successful Team Drive import.

Spinbackup how to back up Google Team Drive

To find the added Team Drive, on your left, go to the Users section.

Spinbackup Google Team Drive backup users

Then, press the Team Drives button.

Spinbackup how to back up Google Team Drives

You will see the Team Drive you added. Autobackup of the Team Drive will start during the next 24 hours.

If you want to start the backup manually, press the Team Drive name to open it.

Spinbackup Google Team Drive

Then, press Backup.

Spinbackup Google Team Drive backup start

When the backup is completed, you will see your Team Drive content with the same folder hierarchy.

Spinbackup Team Drive backed up

Enjoy the Spinbackup Google Team Drives backup!

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