What do I need to use Google Drive?

Google Drive is the cloud storage service by Google. BackWPup offers you to store your backups in Google Drive.

You need a free Google account to use Google Drive. You get access to various Google services, including Google Drive with 15 GB free space at the moment.

If you don't have a Google account yet, follow this steps:

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Go to https://accounts.google.com/signup?hl=en and fill in the registration form. 

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Click on Next step and agree to the privacy policy and the terms of service.
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You possibly have to verify your email address afterwards.
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Now your Google account is created, you can find Google Drive by going to google.com. Click on the Google Apps menu item at the upper right corner and a new menu with various Google services opens. We have marked the Google Drive symbol in the screenshot below.