Google Drive is a cloud storage service produced by Microsoft. It is widely used for storing data online without any extra hard drive and it provides a large space up to 5 TB for free, and you can use all data on the Google Drive by accessing your Google account.
Backup files to Google Drive
You may upload your files to your Google Drive to keep data safe. Well, the good news is that the Google Drive desktop application will do you a big favor because you can directly backup your files to Google Drive. But first, you need download and install Google Drive desktop application to your local hard drive.
Then, sign in your Google account.
Then, you can directly copy your files to your Google Drive through the Google Drive desktop application. However, simple copy and paste must do manually, and it may take a long time, which depends on the amount of files and the speed of internet connection. Fortunately, you can use the backup software to sync folder to Google Drive more flexible.
Backup files to Google Drive with AOMEI Backupper
AOMEI Backupper Standard is a powerful free backup software that can help you backup files to Google Drive more flexible. With this freeware, you can backup files to Google Drive automatically with a simple settings.
Step1. Download the freeware AOMEI Backupper, install and launch it to your computer. Then, it will show you its main interface. To backup files to Google Drive, here you need click Backup, select File Sync.
Step2. Then, you need to choose the folder where stored the files you want to backup. Click Add Folder and select the folder you want to backup. Here you can also upgrade this free software to AOMEI Backupper Pro, so that you can set an auto file extension while choosing Folder to Sync to Google Drive.
Step3. Then, choose the Google Drive as the destination place to store the files on. Before clicking Start Sync, you can click Schedule to set up an automatic file sync for your task.
Step4. After all the settings, you can click Start Sync to launch the progress, and when the progress done, clickFinish to exit.
- The first backup would take a long time, which depends on the amount of the files and the speed of your internet connection.
- AOMEI Backupper only supports sync folder to cloud drive with desktop application.
No matter you want to backup files to external hard drive, or backup files to Cloud, AOMEI Backupper will help a lot without paying anything. AOMEI Backupper Standard supports all Windows PC operating system including Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.