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Backups via the Jetpack Plugin

Looking for more information about Jetpack Backups included with the Jetpack Backup plugin? See our article about the Jetpack Backup Plugin.

Backups via the Jetpack plugin backup your site daily or after certain events in real-time. These backups are stored on’s servers all over the world. Using Jetpack Backups via the Jetpack plugin requires a paid backup plan. You can learn about our backup plans here.

To view the current status of your backups, navigate to Jetpack → Backup in the WP Admin. This will take you to your site’s backups in your dashboard.

Latest Backup

When viewing your backups on, you’ll land on a page with the URL On that page, you can see your latest backup, and scroll through other recent backups.

If you have real-time backups, you’ll see a list of More backups from today.

You can also view your backups via the Activity Log.

Still have questions?

Please don’t hesitate to contact support for help.


This feature is deactivated by default, and unlocking/activating it requires an upgrade to a paid solution.

Data Used
Site Owners / Users


We currently back up the following data: WordPress database tables (any tables which begin with your WordPress table prefix and also have a unique key or a primary key). We also back up the files in your plugins, themes, and uploads directories, as well as select files from your WordPress root directory and `wp-content` directory. This includes all the unique and irreplaceable data in WordPress, as well as everything properly integrated into the WordPress installation.In addition to the data that we back up and store, we also use (and store) your server access credentials (if provided): SSH and/or FTP/SFTP. These credentials are explicitly provided by you when activating Jetpack Backups.

For feature usage tracking (detailed below): IP address, user ID, username, site ID, user agent, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code, and user site count.

Please also refer to the activity log’s privacy information.

Site Visitors



Activity Tracked
Site Owners / Users


We track several events around the usage of this feature: backup requests/downloads/confirmations, restore requests/confirmations/cancellations, and date-picker changes/expansions. Please also refer to the activity log’s privacy information.

Site Visitors



Data Synced (Read More)
Site Owners / Users


None. Please also refer to the activity log’s privacy information.

Site Visitors



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