How to setup a backup with Memeo Instant Backup in MacOS

Procedure to setup a first backup to a destination of your choice in MacOS.

Once you have installed Memeo Instant Backup on your Mac running MacOS 10.4.9 or higher, follow this procedure to prepare your first backup.

Remember that the use of Memeo is only available when the GoFlex drive is formatted to function in Mac Only. If you are using the Paragon driver to make the drive compatible between Mac and PC, Memeo will not function.

  1. Confirm that your GoFlex drive is connected to your Mac.
  2. Double-click on the Memeo icon, either on your Desktop or in the Utilities menu.
  3. Click + to create a backup plan.

  4. Select the destination to which you would like to backup by clicking on the preferred destination.

    If you would like to backup to a specific folder inside your external drive, click on Back up files to... and you will have the opportunity to navigate to your preferred destination.


    Once you have chosen your preferred destination, select the amount of versions you would like to back up.
    In addition, you have the option to encrypt your backups for added security.
    Click Continue.
  5. Select the files which you would like to backup.
    • SmartPicks: Predetermined categories based on file types
    • Folders: Manually select the folders you would like to be backed up


    Once chosen, select Done.
  6. A summary screen will display. You may choose advanced backup options if you like.


    Review the backup selections and click Continue.
  7. Provide a name for your Backup Plan and click Continue.


    Provide a name for your Backup Plan and click Continue.
  8. Congratulations! Your backup plan is complete. Click Done to return to the main Memeo screen or hide the program.




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