Using iSafeguard™

After downloading and installing iSafeguard™ on your computer you may start using it to safeguard your data.



Launching iSafeguard™

If iSafeguard is not running double click the iSafeguard icon on your desktop, similar to the one shown below, to launch it.



Creating a Profile

To use iSafeguard the first step is to create a profile. A profile is an encrypted local file that stores your credentials and other sensitive information.

To create a profile, launch iSafeguard and log in, and then look close to the bottom of the iSafeguard login screen

  1. Click the link inside the message If this is the first time you use the software click here to create a new profile
  2. Follow the wizard to create your profile

After creating your profile you are automatically logged in, and ready to use iSafeguard to secure your data.

Check out the Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Profile.



Backing up Your Data

You can use iSafeguard to backup your files on your computer locally or remotely in the cloud.

Launch iSafeguard and log in, and then

  1. Click My Backups on the left
  2. Click the Add button to start the backup wizard
  3. Follow the wizard to backup your data

Check out the Step-by-Step Guide to Backing Up Your Data Securely.



Keeping Your Data in Sync

You can use iSafeguard to keep your data on your computer in sync with its backup.

Launch iSafeguard and log in, and then

You may also click the Pop out icon to see more details.



Syncing Your Data among Your Computers

Note: only available for registered users.

Once you backup your data to a location that is accessible to your other computers, such as a shared network storage or in the cloud (Google Drive). You may sync the data with your other computers. To do this:

Again you may click the Pop out icon to see more details.



Sharing Data with Your Contacts

Note: only available for registered users.

Note: Your contact must have granted you permission to share data with him/her. Otherwise ask your contact to follow the instructions in section below Enabling your contacts to share data with you to grant you permission.

Launch iSafeguard and log in, and then

Check out the Step-by-Step Guide to Sharing Your Data with Your Contacts Securely.



Enabling Your Contacts to Share Data with You

To allow your contacts to share data with you, you must grant them permissions by following the steps below.

Launch iSafeguard and log in, and then

  1. Click My Shared Data on the left
  2. Click the link Who can share data with me securely below
  3. Click the Add People button
  4. Select a contact from the list, then click the Add button
  5. Repeat the above step until all contacts you want to enable are added
  6. Click the OK button to close the screen, and to go back to the previous screen
  7. Click Apply Changes button to save your changes

Now the selected contacts can shared data with you securely.



Requesting Permission to Share Data from Your Contact

As a registered user you can share data securely with your contacts that use Google accounts. To share data with your contact your contact will first need to permit you to share with him/her. If your contact is a Google user (with a Google account), ask your contact to follow the instructions above to grant you permission to share.

If your contact is not a Google user you will need a registration level of subscription to share data with the contact.



Receiving Data Your Contacts Have Shared with You

While logged in

To view what's been shared with you

To receive the files

A preferred way to receive the files is to sync the data to your local folder. To do this



How can I be sure that I am sharing with the right contact(s)?

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