Join Jess Stratton for an in-depth discussion in this video Backing up your data before migrating, part of Migrating from Office 2010 to Google Apps.
- Before uploading my files to Google Drive…and installing the desktop app to sync my files…back to my computer again,…I do want to make sure I have a good, solid backup first.…In the last video I showed you how to identify…how much data you want to migrate.…Knowing that number, how many megabytes…or gigabytes of data you have will help you identify…the best way to back it up locally first.…Hopefully you're already doing it.…But if not, it is never too late to start.…If your computer or laptop has an SD slot in it,…you can buy up to a 32 gigabyte SD flash card…to back up your data onto.…
You can purchase those at a camera store,…department store, or online store like Amazon.com.…You can also use a USB thumb drive stick.…If you have much more than that to back up,…you can buy an external hard drive.…It connects to your computer or laptop via USB.…And you can access it in a similar way…you'd access an SD card or a flash drive.…It becomes an additional drive…while browsing the file system.…Here's an external drive I have.…
- Understanding security and storage space on Google Drive
- Uploading and downloading files
- Converting files
- Sharing files with others
- Suggesting edits instead of tracking changes
- Replacing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with Google apps
- Switching from Outlook to Gmail and Google Calendar
- Running the Google Migration
Skill Level Beginner
1. Considerations before Migrating
2. Starting the Migration
3. Working in Google Drive
4. Working with Google Docs
5. Converting Contacts, Calendar, and Email from Outlook
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