Dell DataSafe Online service will be discontinued on June 4, 2015. Dell will service your existing account to its full term.
In anticipation of account expiration, please take this opportunity to download your data from your Dell DataSafe Online account onto your computer. Your data will be permanently deleted from the Dell™ DataSafe Online system no fewer than 30 days after your account expiration.
Frequently asked questions
Question: When will I no longer have access to my data on DSO?
Answer: Your data will be available to you for at least 30 days after your account expires. Please go to https://www.delldatasafe.com to access and retrieve your data.
Question: How can I retrieve my data?
Answer: As a Dell DataSafe Online customer, you can use the online portal to access and retrieve your data.
The restore feature available through the online portal (https://www.delldatasafe.com/) will allow you to download your data to any Windows PC.
Note: Depending on the number of files you have selected and the number of times you
have backed them up, it may take several minutes to several hours to retrieve your data.
Restore Process for DSO 1.1 users
Please follow the steps below to access and retrieve your data.
1. Log into DataSafe
2. Choose Restore my files in the left side of the home screen
3. Choose which files you want to restore
4. Choose where you would like to put the restored files and click Next
Note: If you want to restore the files to another location such as an external device or
DVD, ensure the device is connected and choose I will specify and alternate location.
Click Browse and select the location to put the files. Click Next.
Please visit https://delldatasafe.backup.com/help for detailed instructions
Restore Process for DSO 2.0 users
Question: What will happen to my data after I no longer have access to my account?
Answer: After June 4, 2015, Dell DataSafe service will be discontinued and no access will be provided. All stored data will be purged from the Dell DataSafe Online system
Question: What if I do not retrieve my data by the time my account expires?
Answer: Your data will be available to you for at least 30 days after your account expires. After that time, your data will be purged from the system. We recommend that you download a copy of your data before your account expires.
Question: Do you recommend any other backup options?
Answer: We recommend Dell Backup and Recovery as a reliable backup option for Dell Customers.Please visit this link for more information.
Question: Can I keep my existing Dell DataSafe Online account?
Answer: Dell is permanently discontinuing this program. You will be able to maintain your account until its current expiration date.
Question: Can I get a refund if I cancel my account prior to expiration?
Answer: While you will not be able to renew your contract for an additional term, you are welcome to use your account for the full term of your current contract.