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StudioLive 16.0.2 USB - Creating a Backup in Universal Control 3.5+

Reviewed July 26, 2021

Before proceeding, please be sure that your computer has the latest Universal Control installed.

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To create a Backup of your StudioLive 16.0.2 USB to your computer,

1. First, connect to your computer and power On the StudioLive.

After logging into the StudioLive, choose the Settings Gear-Icon in the top-right corner of Universal Control.




2. Choose the "Backup" tab in the top-right corner of the settings screen.



3. Choose the "Backup" button in the Backup tab and Universal Control will start the backup process.



4. Once complete, the Backup file will show in a list with your StudioLive and Date. (See screenshot below)


Backups can be located in the following directory of your Computer.

"Documents > PreSonus > StudioLive AI > Library > Presets > Backup"

(This is the same for Mac and PC)



To Restore a Backup of your StudioLive 16.0.2 USB to your computer,

  1. Choose/Highlight the Backup from the list you wish to load back onto your StudioLive.
  2. Choose the "Restore" button and Universal Control will begin loading your Backup back onto the StudioLive.



Please contact PreSonus Technical Support by creating a Support Ticket at for further assistance.

>How to create a support ticket<

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