How Do I Sync Local Files to NAS with Free AOMEI Backupper?

Posted by @AOMEI

September 11, 2017

Here you can learn how to sync local files to NAS (network attached storage). The AOMEI Backupper will gives you the easiest way to synchronize local files to NAS.

Why Sync Files to NAS Device?

I often heard people in forum who have such problem: "I have a NAS (network attached storage) device, but I don’t know how to make use of its best potential. That is, I have two computer, one for work; another for life. When I am doing with my unfinished office documents, I always want to find a easy and safe way to sync my folder(s) (in my office laptop) into another folder in my NAS drive. So when I am at home I can easily retrieve those files saved from my office laptop and open it to my home laptop. Anyone have any advice to sync file to NAS device?"

Since NAS drive provides us great convenience. For example, NAS device have more storage space and faster speed than hard drive, so people who require more storage or are running a small company can use NAS drive to sync files to meet their need. But how? The follow article will show you how to use free software AOMEI Backupper to synchronize folders to NAS.

How to Sync Local Files or Folders to NAS?

Some people may feel confuse. AOEMI Backupper is just backup software, how does it sync files to NAS drives? Just as I know, file sync is a new added function of this software, which can not only sync files or folders to NAS, but also sync files to other computer’s hard disks, external hard drives, and removable USB flash drives, etc. In this article, I mainly show you how to sync local files to NAS. Before that, you should notice: if you synchronize with a folder to an NAS, make sure that connection to the NAS is established.

1. Start AOMEI Backupper software and then click "Backup" tab in the main menu -> scroll down to select "File Sync". Then click "Add Folder" to choose the files that you want to sync.

File Sync

2. And then click "Step2" to select a destination to store the file. Next you will see the following screenshot. Choose "Share/NAS".

Share Nas

3. Then the interface will appear. Please click "Add Share/NAS device". Then you need to input display name, NAS path, username and password to finish adding NAS device.

Share Path

After the NAS device has been added, you can find the folder in the right side column. Check it and then click "OK" to start the process. Thus you can sync local files to NAS.


Following these steps, you can find that using AOMEI Backupper to synchronizes files or folders to NAS is so easy. Actually, no matter which types of files or folders you want to sync or what laptop, desktop or external storage device you want to store, AOMEI Backupper can meet you best wish. So just download and have a try.