Upgrade Xbox One to Bigger Drive Without Losing Game Files

Posted by @AOMEI

November 14, 2016

It will be quite easy and safe to upgrade Xbox One to bigger drive without losing game files with AOMEI Backupper which is an all-in-one backup and recovery software.

Begin a upgrade project for Xbox One

As time goes by, there could be more and more game files downloaded and installed in your Xbox One drive. What will you do to save the space? Delete some documents? It’s not a long-term approach to some degrees. How about upgrading? To upgrade Xbox One to bigger drive without losing game files seems one ideal option. Then, how to?

Get a clone tool for upgrade

To upgrade Xbox One hard drive, apart from a bigger drive, you also need one dependable clone software. Here, AOMEI Backupper will be recommended which is an all-in-one backup and recovery tool rather than just a clone software. It makes operations easier and faster even you’re not a computer expert. Well, let’s see how to upgrade Xbox One to bigger drive without losing game files via AOMEI Backupper.

Steps of upgrade with AOMEI Backupper

Step 1: Connect the bigger hard drive to your PC which runs the Xbox One drive. It’s OK to replace hard drive with SSD as well. Then, launch AOMEI Backupper.

Step 2: Select “Disk Clone” on the main interface.

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Step 3: Choose the Xbox One drive which you’re going to upgrade as the source disk and click “Next”.

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Step 4: Select the destination drive and click “Next”.

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Step 5: There will pop up a window. Click “Yes” after confirming it.

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Step 6: Now comes the operation summary. You may start clone if there’s no any mistake.

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Tips: three options are available in the bottom.

  • It enables you to adjust partition size in advance through “Edit partitions on the destination disk”.
  • “Sector by sector clone” will clone all sectors no matter they’re used or not.
  • If your destination drive is an SSD, ticking “Align partition to optimize for SSD” will accelerate its reading and writing speed.

Step 7: When the whole progress is finished, safely remove the previous Xbox One drive and insert the bigger one.

That’s how to upgrade Xbox One to bigger drive without losing game files with AOMEI Backupper. Generally, Xbox One hard drive replacement could be such an easy thing as you see above. Plus, since some users show solicitude for Xbox HDD partition, there also exists AOMEI Partition Assistant that helps you partition HDD for Xbox 360/Xbox One handily.