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Backup and restore your data

My Peak Flow can backup and restore readings, symptoms and settings for one or more users.

To backup your readings and settings

  1. Click on the File menu then click on Backup and Restore, then click on Backup…
  2. The Backup window is displayed. The Backup window contains a list of users, how many readings they have, and the date of the last reading. Click on the check boxes to select the users you wish to backup. This is illustrated in the screenshot below:

    Backup Peak Flow data and symptoms and settings

  3. You are then prompted to choose a file where the backup will be saved to.

To restore your readings and settings

  1. Click on the File menu then click on Backup and Restore, then click on Restore…
  2. You are then prompted to choose a file to restore from.
  3. The Restore window is then displayed. The Restore window contains a list of users whose readings were saved in the backup file. Click on one or more of the check boxes to select the users you wish to restore. You also need to select whether the readings should be Merged with any existing readings or Replace any existing readings. This is illustrated in the screenshot below:

    Restore Peak Flow data and symptoms and settings

Notes

  • When doing a restore, if you choose the Merge option, the backup readings will be combined with any existing readings, and any new Averages you have defined will be combined with the backup averages.
  • The backup contains the readings for one or more users and settings such as; 1/ How the chart is displayed, 2/ How the report is printed, 3/ The best peak flow, 4/ Details of averages. The old settings are replaced by the backed up settings when you do a restore.
  • Once a month My Peak Flow will prompt you to do a backup.

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