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About Cox Secure Online Backup
Last Updated: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 > Related Articles
Learn more about Cox Secure Online Backup which allows all Cox High Speed Internet subscribers to backup and share their files online.
The Cox Secure Online Backup service provides you with:
- An easier to use interface and more storage space – all free-of-charge to existing Cox High Speed Internet subscribers.
- Automatic backup to keep all your files safe and secure.
- Access to your files anytime, anywhere–even on the go.
- Sharing files easily online with family and friends.
With Cox Secure Online Backup service, you will have access to Cox Drag and Drop Backup and Cox Secure Online Backup Manager.
- Cox Drag and Drop Backup - Cox Drag and Drop Backup provides a virtual desktop folder that allows you to drag files from your desktop and drop them directly into your account. Once uploaded on your Cox account, you can share them with family, friends, and colleagues.
- Cox Secure Online Backup Manager - You can select files and schedule automatic backups on your computer through Cox Secure Online Backup for Windows. The application monitors selected files for changes, and automatically uploads them to your account.
Only the Account Holder can activate Cox Secure Online Backup.
Packages and Storage
The amount of storage varies depending on your Cox High Speed Internet package. Refer to the list below.
|Starter Package||1 GB|
|Essential Package||1 GB|
|Preferred Package||5 GB|
|Premier Package||50 GB|
|Premier Plus Package||50 GB|
Changing your Cox High Speed Internet service package affects your storage limit. If you downgrade your Internet service package, you will need to manage the storage capacity to the storage limit of your new package to avoid losing online files.
Accessing Cox Secure Online Backup
Cox Secure Online Backup is accessible via the following methods.
- From Cox Internet Tools at www.cox.com/backup
- Downloadable software client - both Windows and Macintosh versions
- Virtual Desktop Drive which looks like a file folder and allows easy drag-and-drop backup
- Future Feature - Mobile version for Android and iOS phones
To successfully migrate from Media Store and Share to the new Cox Secure Online Backup is a three step process.
- Sign in to Internet Tools, using your User ID, and activate Cox Secure Online Backup and Drag and Drop, see Activating Cox Secure Online Backup.
- Create a file on your desktop - Right click, create a new folder, and rename the folder to Cox Secure Online Backup.
- Transfer data from Media Store and Share to Cox Secure Online Backup.
- Transfer data from Media Store and Share 1.0 to your desktop file.
- Drag and Drop your desktop file into Cox Secure Online Line Backup.
Contact us at 1-800-923-7580.