Backing Up and Restoring Your Boating Suite Data:

The following instructions will walk you through the steps to backup your Boating Suite data.

Note: You must connect your device to iTunes to import data.

Backing Up Your Data

1. Launch Boating Suite on your device.

2. Click on the Settings icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

3. Click the Backup button. You will get a confirmation that a backup file was created.

4. Connect your device to iTunes on your computer via the device’s USB cable.

5. Launch iTunes on your computer (note: wait for your device to finish syncing before continuing).

6. In iTunes, select your device then click on the Apps tab for your device.

7. Scroll towards the bottom of the Apps page and you will see a section titled File Sharing with all of your app that are able to share files.

8. Click on the Boating Suite app in the left column.

9. In the right column, you will see a backup file that is timestamped with the data/time that you created in Boating Suite.

10. Select this file and drag it to your desktop or click the Save to… button in the bottom right (you may need to scroll to see this button).

11. Verify that the file was successfully saved to your desktop.


Restoring Your Backup File

1. Find the backup file that you saved to your computer’s desktop.

2. Rename this file “boatingsuite.bak.restore” (without the quotes)

3. Connect your device to your computer and launch iTunes.

4. In iTunes, select your device then click on the Apps tab for your device.

5. Scroll towards the bottom of the Apps page and you will see a section titled File Sharing with all of your app that are able to share files.

6. Click on the Boating Suite app in the left column.

7. Drag the file boatingsuite.bak.restore into the right column on iTunes labeled “Boating Suite Documents” in the File Sharing section.
(You can also click the Add… button in the bottom right corner and locate the file).

8. Click the Sync button on iTunes to sync your backup file to Boating Suite.

9. After the sync is complete, disconnect your device from your computer.

10. Launch Boating Suite on your device.

11. You will be presented with a Welcome screen.

12. Click the Restore button.

13. You should get a confirmation message if your backup files was properly named and synced.

14. Your data should now be restored.