By Lily / Last update July 13, 2020

Windows backup to NAS

NAS(network attached storage) as a storage device, is more and more popular by Windows users. Windows users especially working in company or home environment are always store their backup image to the NAS device for sharing. Once you access the NAS device, all the data on the drive can be shared. Thus, you can save a lot of time because you can get the data you want on your own computer. Backup to NAS indispensable.

Free NAS backup for Windows

With the increasing data on the NAS device, you may worry about what if there are some bad things happen to the NAS drive? Will the data be broken or stolen? To avoid those questions, it is necessary to take some measures, and backup NAS shall be the best way to keep the data on NAS device safe. Well, is there any free NAS backup for Windows users? Fortunately, the free NAS backup software AOMEI Backupper can backup NAS free for Windows users.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is the free edition of AOMEI Backupper. As a Windows PC users, you can use it free for keeping your data safe. Besides backup NAS to another place, you can also backup data from other device to NAS device. It is not only a software for free NAS backup, but also a freeware for backing up data on both internal and external hard drive, restoring data, cloning hard drive, etc.

The steps of free NAS backup

With the help of AOMEI Backupper, free NAS backup will become easier and simpler. Here you can follow the steps below:

Step1. Download the freeware, install and launch it. To backup NAS, here you need select File Backup under the Backup tab.

File Backup

Step2. You will move to the File Backup page, and here, you need click Add Folder to select what you want to backup. To backup NAS, here you should click Browse on the pop out window and select Share/NAS in the next pop out window.

Share NAS

Step3. It will show you the Share/NAS Management, click Add share or NAS device, type the name of the NAS device, or its IP address (which is more precisely),if it needed, type the username and password, then, click OK to confirm.

IP Address

Select the folder you want to backup in the list box. If there are some file types you do not want to backup, you can setup a file extension in Filter settings.

Select Folder

Step4. Here you need choose a destination place for storing the backups in “step2”. Here we backup NAS to the local hard drive F:\. You can backup to an external hard drive, or backup to a local hard drive, you can even backup to another NAS.

Backup NAS to Local other Hard Drive

Step5. Therefore, you can click Start Backup to launch the progress.

When the progress done, clickFinish to exit. AOMEI Backupper standard is a wonderful free NAS backup software. And you can setup an automatically backup so that it can be backed up in schedule.