Adding a computer to Norton Online Backup

To back up files to the Secure Online Storage location, you must first add your computer to Norton Online Backup. When you add a computer, you need to download and install Norton Online Backup program on your computer.

Note:

You can add a computer only if you have logged on from that computer. For example, if you want to add your home computer to Norton Online Backup, you must log on to Norton Online Backup only from your home computer.

You can add multiple computers to Norton Online Backup. You can manage up to five computers with your single Norton Online Backup account. To back up and restore data on all the computers, you must install Norton Online Backup on each of your computer.

To add a Windows computer to Norton Online Backup

  1. Log on to Norton Online Backup.
  2. On the home page, click Add Computer.
  3. In the page that appears, click Terms of Service and read the terms of service agreement, and then check I have read and agree with the Terms of Service.
  4. Click Start Download and save the file to a location.
  5. Double-click the file that you downloaded and then click Run.
  6. In the Welcome to the Norton Online Backup Setup Wizard, click Install.
  7. If any Windows User Account Control window or firewall alert appears, accept it.
  8. In the Welcome to Norton Online Backup pop-up page, click Done.

    The computer that you added appears in your Norton Online Backup home page.

To add a Mac computer to Norton Online Backup

  1. Log on to Norton Online Backup.
  2. On the home page, click Add Computer.
  3. In the Download Norton Online Backup page, click Terms of Service and read the terms of service, and then check I have read and agree to the Terms of Service.
  4. Click Start Download, and then do one of the following:
    • If you use Safari, double-click Norton Online Backup Installer.pkg. By default, the downloaded file is located at:

      Users/<UserName>/Downloads/Norton Online Backup Installer.pkg

    • If you use Firefox, save the file to a location, and then double-click Norton Online Backup Installer.pkg. By default, the downloaded file is located at:

      Users/<UserName>/Desktop/Norton Online Backup Installer.pkg

  5. In the Welcome to the Norton Online Backup Installer window, click Continue.
  6. Click Install.
  7. In the Authenticate window, type your administrator name and password, and then click OK.
  8. When installation is complete, click Close.
  9. In the Welcome to Norton Online Backup pop-up page, click Done.

    The computer that you added appears in your Norton Online Backup home page.