Sign up with newly deployed CrashPlan app for CrashPlan


Your CrashPlan administrator may have deployed a CrashPlan app to your device. And that app may open on your desktop and prompt you to sign up for a backup account. Follow the instructions in this article.


This article describes deployment tools available to CrashPlan apps version 6.5 and later

Sign up

Sign up for your CrashPlan account by following the instructions below. For more information, contact the administrator of your CrashPlan environment.

On Windows and Mac, apps open automatically
On Windows and Mac, the CrashPlan app automatically opens on your desktop. Linux users, run this command:/usr/local/crashplan/bin/CrashPlanDesktop
  1. At the last line on the CrashPlan app interface, click Sign up for an account.
    sign up for a crashplan account.png
  2. Verify the requested information.
    If your organization uses SSO or LDAP, you must match your SSO or LDAP username.
    create a new account.png
  3. Click Sign Up.
  4. Provide a First NameLast NamePassword, and Confirm Password.
    If your organization uses SSO or LDAP, you must match your SSO or LDAP password.
    create a new account full.png
  5. Click Sign Up.
    The CrashPlan app displays its home page and begins backing up your data.
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