By Ivy / Last update October 14, 2021

Google Drive Backup Software

Google drive as one of the best cloud storage devices is developed by Google. It allows you to store your files securely and manage them from any device using Google Drive application.

Sometimes, you need to backup files to google drive, so how to automatically backup files to google drive?

Google provides different applications for you to auto backup files to google drive:

  • Google File Stream (only support Windows 7 and higher edition, Windows Server 2012). Make sure you have G suite account first.

  • Google Backup and Sync.

The above two apps could sync the file to Google Drive automatically when you are connected to the Internet and save a file in your local Google Drive.

Different Ways to Backup Files to Google Drive

There are different ways to backup files to google drive, just refer to the following steps:

Way 1: Upload files to Google Drive

  1. Go to on your computer.

  2. If you have logged in already, you will see New -> File Upload at the top left.

  3. Then choose the files you want to upload to backup to google drive.

Way 2: Drag files or folder using Google Backup and Sync

First of all, make sure where is your Google drive folder located, usually, the folder is located in “C:/User Name/Google Drive”, and the User Name is your current Windows account name. And you could find the location with the below steps:

  • Right click Google Backup and Sync icon in your system tray.

  • Choose the Folder icon at the top right, it will automatically open the Google Drive folder.

Here are some shortcomings, if there are massive documents to backup, you have to select these files one by one; it’s so inconvenient to operate. Thus, automatic backup seems to be particularly important for now. Can we automatic backup files to Google Drive in Windows 7/8/10/11? The file will be automatically backup to Google Drive as long as we create a task to backup files to Google drive folder automatically via some backup tools. 

How to Auto Backup Files to Google Drive in Windows 7/8/10/11

Above all, you have to find the best automatic file backup software for Windows computers. Today, we will introduce you the best file backup tool-AOMEI Backupper Standard, which makes you can create a schedule automatic file backup task to auto backup files to Google Drive easily. Here is how it works:

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1. Run the AOMEI Backupper after installing it. In the home interface, choose Backup->File Backup.

File Backup

2. Input a Task Name to identify the file backup.

Name The Task

3. Press Add File or Add Folder to select which files or folders should be backed up, like your photos, music, videos, etc.

Add Folders Files

Sourch Folder

4. Click the right edge of the second bar > choose Select a cloud drive > select the Google Drive cloud as the destination to save the image file. Make sure you have chosen Schedule option to backup your files or folders via daily, weekly, monthly, etc.

Select a Cloud Drive

5. Click Start Backup to auto backup files to Google Drive.

Start Backup Scheduled

Wait for a moment, auto backup to google drive for PC will be finished immediately. In addition, AOMEI Backupper Standard provides you the service to synchronize files to Google drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Amazon Cloud Drive, and more.

On the other hand, real time sync might meet your demands to automatic sync your files to Google Drive. At the same time, AOMEI Backupper Professional offers advanced users more features, like system clone, merge backup images, backup dynamic disk volume, etc.