For the simply have piece of mind I would recommend Time Machine to more than one destination and rotating one of the drives off site.
You can have multiple destinations, so get three drives. A, B and C.
Set up A and when the first backup completes remove it and add B and C as dual destinations. Ship A off for a week or a month. If you’re paranoid, ship ...
If you have a Mac, you can navigate to the following folder using terminal:
List all hidden files (from the terminal) to see a folder which looks like: 12HJ1123DHJ~net~whatsapp~WhatsApp, i.e. random alpha-numeric sequence ending with net~whatsapp~WhatsApp. cd into this folder.
Next, navigate into Accounts/<PhoneNumber>/...
No - you don't need to have two copies of the files you backed up.
I think it's a good idea to restore all the files you want to have a backup copy of, however. Spotlight search will let you read / search all the files, but you have no safeguard for when the backup disk dies or fails, so your retention policy for everything you don't copy back is until that ...
I found my answer:
If more than one backup is scheduled for the same time, SuperDuper will automatically start them one after another until all have completed.
I assume that means SuperDuper will automatically start the next backup when the one that's running is completed, which is exactly what I want.
EDIT: Yep, that's what it means, and it works ...
drive is a partitioned HDD, is there anything I should be careful of when I format the backup drive
I think it is best to schedule at different times.The night should be long enough 😇. With rotating media saving to a dmg file, the arm will be moving all over the platter either at write time or at read time or even both. If you are using separate partitions,...
Actually this is quite possible to store the backups, all different drives on one volume with little effort. The magic words here are "back up to a disk image."
When you select the destination in SuperDuper one of the options is Disk Image. Just give the disk image a name and point it at your backup drive and all files will go into the disk image, ...
I think the Energy Saver suggestion is a good place to start:
» System Preferences » Energy Saver » Schedule and set it for, say, 30 minutes before you want to leave for work.
However, I would not schedule it to go back to sleep unless you know that it has actually succeeded in ejecting the disk. Otherwise you might have the disk not eject for some ...
You can schedule your MacBook to wake before your scheduled disk eject job and then go back to sleep afterward (something like wake up at 5:00, sleep at 5:05 and your eject job in the middle).
from Apple support :
From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences, then click Energy Saver.
Click the Schedule button, then use the checkboxes and pop-up menus to ...
I agree that TimeMachine will backup both internal volumes.
My sister's 2012 MacBook is running terribly slow
I would spend a little time diagnosing why the machine is running slow.
Run activity monitor /Applications/Utilities/Activity Monitor. Check ram usage and paging.
Run etrecheck https://itunes.apple.com/...
The solution that worked for me tonight on an iPhone 7 running iOS 12.2 which was showing a "next backup size" of over 8 GB despite almost nothing on the phone being selected for inclusion in the iCloud backup was to change the "Keep Messages" duration at Settings > Messages from "Forever" to "1 Year".
(This was despite Messages set to not use iCloud at ...
I think I have the same problem today. I resolved my problem by rebooting to macOS Recovery (turn off your Mac and press ⌘+R during while pressing power button), and use disk utility to check(First Aid) my boot drive.
I was able to solve the problem myself, in few super easy steps, here's how:
-Right click on user1.sparsebundle -> get info, then make sure your user has the permission to open it
(if not then click on the lock at lower right of "user1.sparsebundle" info window enter your password and add the user you want it to be shared with.)
-hook up a new ...