Use the Transfer a License Option
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    Use the Transfer a License Option

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    You can remove a backup from an account and reassign the license to another backup in the same account.

    If you are a member of a group, you must complete only the Delete a Backup task since all new backups that were created by group members are licensed automatically through group billing.

    If you want to transfer a license from one computer to another, you must create a trial installation to which to apply the license.

    If you want to transfer the license to a new backup on the same computer, you must also uninstall the Backblaze client and reinstall the Backblaze client to get a trial installation.

    Delete a Backup

    You must first delete your backup. Deleting your backup does not immediately reduce the total billing or licenses on the account. To remove the license, click here.

    You should ensure that all of your data is local and accounted for using the restore process. Deleting your backup deletes all of the data that is associated with it, including external hard drives.

    Follow the instructions in the Delete a Backup article before you proceed to reassigning a license.

    Reassign a License

    The "Use License" option will not appear unless you complete the previous procedure to delete your backup.
    1. Sign in to your Backblaze account.
    2. In the left navigation menu under Computer Backup, click Overview.
    3. Click Use License next to your new computer name.

    The trial installation automatically changes to a paid subscription. If these actions do not occur, restart your computer.

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