By AOMEI / Last Updated August 24, 2016

Why Automatic File Backup?

Under Technology Age, many persons are dependent to technology to help finish many things in life and work, you maybe forget that data stored on computers easily lost. You can image that if your computer is damaged, burned, or stolen, what will happen? Maybe you will lose any important files, folders, pictures or other documents. Besides, it is impossible to restore and repair form computers, and the files will lost forever. In that case, you can create a scheduled file backup to an external hard drive in order to prevent data from losing.

Automatic file backup is owned by some excellent softwares, and it is designed to enable users feel relieved for security of important files no matter where you are and no matter when it is. Only you have set regular backup, data can be protected well, no matter whether you computer is with you or not. Just create a schedule file backup in advance. A third free backup software is more useful for file backup automatically.

Before You Backup

Choose an excellent and free software

In market, there are too many softwares, maybe you don’t know which to choose. When choosing a software, you need to think of its functions, reliability, easiness and speed. Therefore, AOMEI Backupper Standard-a free and good backup software can be recommended to you. File backup, folder backup, system backup, partition backup, and disk backup are available. Most important of all, backing up data regularly must be needed. In reliability, AOMEI Backupper Standard is compatible with all PCs and can provide security safeguard for data. With easy and simple interface, AOMEI Backupper can backup files regularly in a short time and the process is very fast.

Prepare an external hard drive

If you need to automatic file backup to an external hard drive, firstly you need to purchase a drive, like hard drives of Western Digital and Lenovo. During backup, only connect drive to computer.

How to Automatic File Backup?

After choosing a freeware and preparing an external hard drive, next is automatic file backup, but how to do it? Please look at the following guidance.

Step 1: Launch AOMEI Backupper Standard, and go to main interface for selecting file backup.

AOMEI Backupper Standard

Step 2: Then you need to add file which you want to backup, add hard drive to computer as storage destination. After that, click “Schedule Off” to set automatic backup files day by day, week by week, month by month or when some special event triggers.

Schedule Backup

Step 3: Then you can start to back up files regularly.

Do scheduled file backup as the above steps, and you will save much time and assure data safety under AOMEI Backupper Standard. If you need more details about schedule backup, please see here.