How to Backup Files to Cloud?

Posted by @Cherry

August 24, 2017

Cloud is a convenient storage service for users, and you can freely backup files to cloud without any other hard drive by using AOMEI Backupper's function File Sync.

Cloud storage service

Cloud storage service is more and more popular for users storing data. It does not need the extra hard drive so that you can free a lot of space of your computer. It only needs you to create a cloud account and keep online. There are many cloud storage services you can use, and here we highly recommend you the Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, OneDrive, for you can download and install them to local drive to use it more convenient.

Backup files to cloud

Most computer users do not make a backup for their data. Thus, when some bad things happen, they lost their important files, and then, regretted about that they did not back them before. As so many cases of losing data, more and more users realized the importance of backup files.

For a long time, users backup data to local hard drive, or backup to an external hard drive like a USB flash drive, or backup to NAS. It is hard to say that backup files to cloud is a wise way, but online backup does really a real alternative to local backups.

How to backup files to cloud?

In order to backup PC files to cloud, you need download and install a cloud drive to your local space, and then, input your cloud account to use. If you do not have one, you can create an account by signing up. Then, use a backup software to backup files to cloud. Speaking of backup software, the AOMEI Backupper is a wonderful software for backing up flies to cloud free. It is free, and you can operate it easily with its easy-to-use interface.

How to backup files to cloud? Take a use of OneDrive. Download OneDrive desktop application, install it to your computer, and sign in to your account. Then, download AOMEI Backupper Standard free, install it. Then, you can use it to backup files to cloud (Dropbox) with a simple few steps.

Step1. Launch the free backup software, and it will show you the main interface. To backup files to cloud drive, here you need to select File Sync under the Backup tab.

File Sync

Step2.In the File Backup page, you can select the files you want to backup, and the destination place to store the files on. Click Add Folder first to add the folder you want to backup to cloud. Then, click “Step2” to select the destination place to store the files backup. Select OneDrive. Then, click Start Syncto launch the progress.

Sync Folder


When the progress reached 100%, click Finish to exit. Thus, you have already synced files to cloud storage device OneDrive. With the help of AOMEI Backupper, backup files to cloud could be easier and more flexible.