44339: Acronis True Image 2014: Synchronization of Two Local Folders within One Machine

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Synchronization of two local folders on one machine

This article applies to:

  • Acronis True Image 2014

Introduction

This article describes how to sync two or more local folders on one machine. This includes data synchronization with a folder on a removable or remote storage device, such as a USB flash drive, USB hard drive, NAS, etc.

For information on how to sync two or more computers of different users, see Acronis True Image 2014: Synchronization between Different Computers with Different Accounts.

For information on how to sync two or more computers of one user, see Acronis True Image 2014: Synchronization between Different Computers under One Account.

Solution

Before you start with the sync, please see Acronis True Image 2014: Synchronization Requirements.

  1. Start the product and click Synchronization:

  2. Log in to your Acronis online account.

    This is the regular Acronis account at the Acronis website, which you probably already have. See also Registration at Acronis Website.

  3. Click New sync:

  4. Select a folder to sync and click Next:

    (!) An empty folder cannot be selected.

  5. You will be asked to use the Acronis Cloud or not:

    For using local folders, it is not necessary to use the Acronis Cloud. Depending on what you want to do, choose Yes or No.

  6. Right click on the new created sync and choose sync with -> Local folder..:

  7. Select the folder you want to sync with and press Select Folder:

More information

Alternatively, you can always right-click on a folder in Windows and select Acronis True Image -> Sync with:

See also Acronis True Image 2014: Synchronization.

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