The Online Backup service is designed for the actual machine that the user is backing up on, therefore, the Online Backup software cannot concurrently be installed and run on more than one machine at a time using the same account number. A patented incremental backup technology is used to improve the backup service by reducing the length of data transfer after the initial backup. Furthermore, if these data increments are coming from two separate sources simultaneously, the data is at risk of being damaged.
Restores can be initiated through the QuickBooks Online Backup software or through the QuickBooks Online Backup website.
There are two ways to restore data to a second machine: