How to Restore a File from Automatic Backups

Author: Optuma Team Last updated: Jul 27, 2023 08:00

All your work is stored locally on your computer, which means that if your computer suffers a major malfunction you are in peril of losing all your work. As such, we highly recommend making a regular copy of your files to an external drive or cloud location (eg OneDrive, Google Drive, DropBox) so your work can be restored.

Refer to our Backup Settings page for details on how to change your backup location and frequency.

Restore File From Backup

  1. Click on the Settings menu and select Backup Settings.
  2. Select the date from which to back up from, and expand the required folder (click the +) to restore the selected file:

Restore File From Backup

Manual Backups

It’s always good practice to frequently copy the Optuma folder in your Documents library to an external drive, USB stick, or cloud drive in case your C:\ drive fails completely.