Backup Your Vault

Data security also includes fully encrypted backups. They protect you when you lose your device or it breaks for some reason.

Use the encrypted Cloud

Backups are very important to have a fallback for whatever happens to your phone.

Activate the Cloud from the Privary settings.

This makes use of your own Google Driveβ„’ instead unkown servers. The transfer is encrypted with TLS and files with Privary encryption (AES CTR 256).

Mind the Google Account that you use. It's used to backup your Private Vault.

Restore from the Cloud

Open Privary with the same password as before and activate the Cloud on a new or same phone with the same Google Account. That's important as it contains your Vault.

Once you've activated the Cloud, Privary starts automatically with the download of your files. This may take a while depending on the amount of files on your Cloud.

Use the same Google Account if you switch devices

Create a encrypted backup file

Consider this option if you prefer to have a offline backup. Use Create Backup from the Privary settings. The created backup file is created inside the folder Privary backups on your phone storage or sd-card (if selected).

View the path of a created backup from the option Import Backup.

Tip: Move backup files off your phone to your Desktop or preferred Cloud

Important: If you choose the sd-card to store your backup, make sure that it's file system is not FAT32 as this can take up to 4GB only per single file and may result in an incomplete backup.

Restore from a backup file

Place the backup file on your phones storage, in the root. Privary doesn't look everywhere for a backup for privacy reasons.

Open Privary with the same password as before and use the option Import Backup from the Privary settings. Select any displayed backup for the import.

If you don't see your backup file(s), ensure that you have placed them directly on your phone's storage (not inside a folder) or explicity inside the folder "Privary backups" (note the correct spelling)

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