Syncing allows you to use your Zotero library from any computer by copying your data to the Zotero servers on the internet. You should not use this as a substitute however for backing up your data. Follow these instructions to backup your data.
You will need to create an account at http://www.zotero.org before you can sync your library.
You need to have created an account before you can sync your data to a storage area on the internet so you are able to access your data from any computer or work in a group.
Created by Jason Punkett at Georgia State University