How to Easily Backup Large Amounts of Data?

Posted by @Cherry

March 20, 2017

The free backup software AOMEI Backupper provides you the best way to backup large amounts of data. Here you can learn the operations step-by-step.

Scenario

“I have large amounts of data, the videos, photos, documents, novels, almost 4TB. They are all important to me and I’m planing to backup them to my Google Drive. Upload those large amounts of data is a headache thing, that it would take a lot of time, and I must watch it at any time. Is there any way that can backup large amounts of data easily?”

How to backup large amounts of data easily?

Backing up online may take a lot of time which is depending on the speed of the internet and the size of the data. If you have large amounts of data, then, backup files to cloud services through simply upload or copy will take a lot of time. Fortunately, you can do it with AOMEI Backupper, a third party software that can help you backup large amounts of data simply and easily. But before you do, you need to get into the official site of Google Drive, sign in with your Google account, and download the Google Drive desktop app, then, install it on your computer. Then, you can start by following the steps in next content.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper free, install and launch it. You will see the intuitive interface. Click Backup->File Backup.

File Backup

Step2.Then, you can choose the the files and folders you want to backup.

Select Files Folders

Step3.Then, you can click the little triangle at the end of the “Step2”, click “Select a cloud drive”.

Select- Cloud Drive

Then, you will find that all the cloud drive you installed desktop apps on your computer will be list at the left pane, select Google Drive as the destination. And click OK.

Select Google Drive

Step4. Before clicking Start Backup, here you need to click Backup Options, it will pop out a window for more settings, here you need to click Compression at the top, and then, choose “High” option, and it will maximum data compression.

High Compresion

Tips: maximum data compression will take a long time to create a backup, but it will save the whole backup time and save the space of the destination drives.

After that, you can also set up an automatic backup so that you do not need to backup every day. And you can decide to make an incremental or differential backup so that it won’t do the full backup every time, which can save a lot of time too.

Step5.When all the settings done, you can click Start Backupto execute it immediately.

Start Backup Files to Google Drive

Conclusion

Using AOMEI Backupper should be the best way to backup large amount of data. You can compress data maximum during the backup. Besides backup files to Cloud drives, you can also backup hard drive to another external hard drive with high compression to keep all your data safe. AOMEI Backupper is a powerful backup software that you can use to backup your data for Windows 10/8/7, and you can use it to do many other things like sync files to cloud, clone disk, etc. And you can upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional edition to get more functions like migrate OS to SSD only, and many more.