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New: Back up / Restore your database

March 27th, 2017

Whilst we make daily backups for you on our own servers, you can now create your own backup of your Connect database and download it to your computer!

If you ever make a big mistake and lose valuable data, you can upload a previously downloaded backup file and restore it to your current database.

How does it work?

Login to your Connect account, click the “Wrench” icon and then click “Backup” to open the new Backup page.

On the Backup page you have two boxes that are important here:

  • Left box: “Your Current Database“, containing the number of albums in your database on Connect.
  • Right box: “Online Backup File“, containing the number of albums in your personal online backup file.

You can use the blue buttons to “Generate Backup File” or “Restore Backup File“. You can use the green buttons to download or upload a backup file to or from your computer.

Create and download a backup file:

  1. Click the blue “Create Backup File” button to generate an “Online Backup File” from your current database.
  2. Download the backup file by clicking the green “Download Backup” button.

Upload and restore a backup file:

  1. Upload a (previously downloaded) backup file by clicking the green “Upload Backup” button.
  2. Select the backup file on your computer and upload it.
  3. The page will now process the backup file you’ve uploaded and put it in your “Online Backup File” box.
  4. Click the blue “Restore Backup File” button to restore the “Online Backup File” back to your current database.

Recent changes

New tooltips and split-up settings June 14th, 2018 New: selection checkboxes and action bar June 5th, 2018 New: Use Music Connect to keep track of loaned albums! May 23rd, 2018 New: Import your collection from “CATraxx” May 9th, 2018 New: Import your collection from “Delicious Library” May 9th, 2018 Add Albums is now a pop-up screen April 13th, 2018 New: Import your collection from “Music Label” April 4th, 2018 New: The barcode queue is now remembered between sessions April 4th, 2018 New: Import your collection from Discogs March 27th, 2018 Updated “Export to Text” and “Print to PDF” pages March 27th, 2018 Redesigned Column and Sort Order field selection screens March 21st, 2018 Re-designed Edit Album screen February 13th, 2018 Faster and better results when adding albums by Artist/Title February 13th, 2018 Add Albums screen: better and faster Artist/Title searches February 12th, 2018 Brand new Add Albums from Core screen February 9th, 2018 Faster browsing in Connect and CLZ Cloud January 9th, 2018 A complete re-design of the Connect interface December 27th, 2017 Improved search results, plus Search-As-You-Type suggestions October 27th, 2017 New design and layout for album details page October 17th, 2017 New: Manage your pick list entries September 29th, 2017 You can now sort your albums on 3 more fields August 7th, 2017 Improved “Edit Multiple” screen with new fields August 2nd, 2017 Improved success rate on barcode searches for both CDs and vinyl! August 1st, 2017 New: Set a default view for friends June 22nd, 2017 New: Easier ways to share your collection or a single item with friends! June 21st, 2017

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