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Open a backup file
Updated over a week ago

You can use the Druva Mobile App to open backup files from any of your devices. By default, Druva displays the latest snapshot of your backup folders and files. You can also view the backup data from any other snapshot. You can open a file using the default app configured on your device.

Supported files for Druva Mobile App

The following table lists the files that the Druva Mobile App supports on Android devices.

File types

File extensions

Text files

  • Plain Text File (.txt)

  • Rich Text Document (.rtx)

Data files

  • vCard File (.vcf)

  • Comma-separated Values (.csv)

  • XML File (.xml)

  • Consolidated Unix File Archive (.tar)

Audio files

  • MP3 Audio File (.mp3)

  • MPEG-4 Audio File (.m4a)

  • WAVE Audio File (.wav)

  • Multimedia Files for Wireless Networks (.3gp)

  • MID files (.mid)

  • Extensible Music Format (.xmf)

  • Mobile XMF Extensible Music Format (.mxmf)

  • Misc Files (.imy)

  • OGG Files (.ogg)

Video files

  • MPEG-4 Video File (.mp4)

Image files

  • Portable Network Graphic (.png)

  • JPEG Image (.jpg)

  • Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpeg)

  • Bitmap Image (.bmp)

  • Graphical Interchange Format (.gif)

  • Device-independent Bitmap (.dib)

Compressed files

  • Zipped File (.zip)

  • Consolidated Unix File Archive (.tar)

  • Compressed Archive File (.7z)

  • WinRAR Compressed Archive (.rar)

  • OTA Bitmap format (.ota)

Web files

  • Hypertext Markup Language File (.htm)

  • Hypertext Markup Language File (.html)

  • Hypertext Preprocessor (.php)


To open a backup file

  1. On the Druva Mobile App sidebar, in the BACKUP DATA area, tap the device from which you want to view the data.

  2. At the upper right area of the right pane, tap Image.

  3. Tap the files or folders that you want to open. You can open a file by using any default app that is configured on your device

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