By Lily / Last update February 16, 2022

Backup data to NAS

Nowadays, more and more computer users backup their data to NAS. It is becoming a trend for those irrecusable reasons:

● NAS is the abbreviation of network attached storage, and it is one of hard drives on your network. The data stored on NAS can be shared by accessing the NAS device.

● Backup to NAS should be a wonderful way for company. All the individual users can backup to NAS so that all of them can share the data by accessing the NAS device.

Backup data to NAS (eg: backup Windows 10 to NAS drive) nearly a common job for users. However, what if you forget to backup the changed data to NAS? To avoid this problem, you’d better set up an automatic backup to NAS, thus, even you forget to backup after changing the data, it will backup for you automatically.

How to automatic backup to NAS?

Auto backup to NAS is an important thing for users. But what should you do? To backup NAS automatically, using a third party application is necessary, and AOMEI Backupper should be the best one for automatic NAS backup.

The AOMEI Backupper is a famous backup software in the market, and it does really have powerful features for backing up data for you. You can save a lot of time for backing up system, hard drive, partition, files or folders; you can backup data to local other partitions, or backup to external hard drive, even backup to NAS, and you can setup an automatic backup for them by simple clicks. 

What’s the most important is that it supports Windows PC users free. Here will introduce how to automatic backup to NAS freely for Windows 7/8/10.

The steps for automatic backup to NAS

Step 1. Download the free backup software AOMEI Backupper Standard. Install and launch it. Click Backup, and select the backup types according to your requirements.

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System Backup

Step 2. Here you need select the data you want to backup (system backup will select the system partition automatically), and then, select share/NAS as the destination place to store the backup.

Select Destination

Step 3. You will move to a window called Share/NAS, click Add Network Location, type the name of the device or the IP address of the NAS in the pop out window. Click OK to move on.

Add Network Location

Add Network Location

Step 4. Here you have already do the job for backup to NAS. However, NAS auto backup needs one more step, that is click Schedule on the bottom of this picture to open the schedule backup setting window.

Schedule Settings

Tip. It will show you a window for setting NAS automatic backup in daily, weekly, monthly or event triggers (in professional version), and you can choose the time to run it. AOMEI Backupper doing an incremental backup in default, if you need do differential backup, you can click the Advanced tab for choosing incremental/differential backup.

Step 5. After all the settings, click Start Backup to launch the progress.

With the help of AOMEI Backupper, automatic backup to NAS becomes easier and simpler. Besides backup to NAS, AOMEI Backupper has many other utilities for you to keep data safe, and it can do many other things to make you feel more flexible, for example, you can automatically backup files with a certain file extension, transfer OS from one computer to another computer, and many others. 

If you need, the AOMEI Backupper Professional provides you more advanced features, such as System Clone, Merge Images, AOMEI PXE Tool, etc.