Backup your Act! online – do it today please

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Apr 10, 2015 admin (0)

Do you auto backup your Act! database?

  • Act! has this easy document that shows how to schedule it: Click Me


What I worry about is having my external hard drive break or get lost so back it up online for FREE with Dropbox.

  • Signup for a free account at
  • Sign into Dropbox and install the local windows install file
  • Follow the Act! tech document on how to do the backup: Click Me
  • The only change is under Database Backup Options change it to the Dropbox folder!

Steps for the backup fast and easy:

  1. Inside of your database: Click the Tools Menu, select ACTScheduler
  2. Click Edit Task in the upper left corner
  3. Click Next two times to get the Database Backup Options screen, click Browse
  4. Navigate to the Dropbox folder location (it’s in your Favorites in Windows Explorer)
  5. Click Next two times, click Finish

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