Scheduling a backup or changing backup frequency Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

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You can back up your unprotected data by assigning it to a backup policy. When unprotected data is assigned to a backup policy, it moves to a PENDING state until the next scheduled backup for the assigned policy occurs, after which it is moved to a PROTECTED state.
If you want to change the backup frequency of protected data, you can assign the data to a different backup policy tier.

Steps
  1. From the Dashboard, click the number above PROTECTED or UNPROTECTED in the box of the service you want to change.
    If you want to change the backup frequency of protected data, click PROTECTED. If you want to backup newly discovered mailboxes, sites, or MySites, select UNPROTECTED.

    number protected unprotected

  2. Select your backup options.

    1. If you are backing up or changing the backup policy for shared mailboxes, click the SHARED tab.

    2. If you are backing up or changing the backup policy for archive mailboxes, click the ARCHIVE tab.

    3. If you are backing up or changing regular mailboxes, remain on the USER tab.

  3. Select the items you want to backup.

  4. Click the Groups menu.

    Groups Menu

  5. Select the new policy tier for the backup.
    Note: Microsoft Office 365 groups and archive mailboxes can only be moved to the tier 3 policy.

  6. Click Apply.