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Offline tjwoosta

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Encryption?
« on: February 11, 2015, 02:15:18 AM »
I'm curious, does avast mobile backup encrypts my data  before uploading it to the cloud?

If not is it possible to specify a local backup location instead,  so I can encrypt it myself before uploading to Google Drive or wherever?

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Re: Encryption?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2015, 02:27:37 PM »
Please read a manual before asking.
http://files.avast.com/files/documentation/backup_full_user_guide_en.pdf

It clearly is explained that it is possible to create a backup locally.

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Re: Encryption?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2015, 02:29:57 PM »
Hi Eddy, this manual is for Avast Backup for Windows. ;)
Win 8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 21.3.2459.Beta4 [UI.610] - EEK - Firefox ESR 78.9 [NS/uBO/PB] - TB 78.9
Avast-Tools: Secure Browser 89.1 - Cleanup 21.1 - SecureLine 5.11 - Driver Updater 21.1 - CCleaner 5.78
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Re: Encryption?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2015, 02:34:12 PM »
My mistake :-[

Offline svehlak

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Re: Encryption?
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2015, 02:46:49 PM »
No encryption is done, instead some compression is done and https traffic used.