By Ivy / Last update October 29, 2020

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Why not image Samsung SSD?

Samsung solid state drives (SSDs) like Samsung 850 EVO are fairly popular due to its great performance. Many users choose to replace laptop/desktop hard drive with Samsung SSD to shorten computer startup time and improve read & write speed.

Nevertheless, in daily use, there are chances that computer will encounter some issues like system crash, hard drive failure and so on. Then, you can face data loss, system failure and more. To avoid crucial data loss, it is a nice choice to image Samsung SSD to another disk like external hard drive at first via Samsung SSD disk image software. If you have already created disk image of Samsung SSD, you can restore all data saved on it when some events happen to your computer.

Great imaging software for Samsung SSD

In market, there is much disk imaging software. AOMEI Backupper Professional will be my preference to image Samsung SSD out of the following highlights of it:

  • Flexible backup plans – It enjoys three backup types: full backup, incremental backup and differential backup, satisfying different backup demands.

  • Great compatibility – It can work under Window 10/8.1/8/8/7, XP and Vista; and it allows you to backup Samsung SSD to external hard drive, USB stick, NAS, virtual machine, network share or cloud storage

  • Operability – AOMEI Backupper Professional is with user-friendly and concise graphic interface, enabling you to manipulate it rather easily.

  • Comprehensiveness – It is featured with many other useful functions, such as creating bootable media, cloning disk, and migrating system, etc.

How to image Samsung SSD (step-by-step)?

With this powerful Samsung SSD backup software, AOMEI Backupper Professional, you can image disk without efforts. You can download Trial version of it to try (it has 30-day free trial). And then take a closer look at how it works:

Download Free Trial Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
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* If you choose external hard drive or USB stick as destination path, you should connect it to your computer and make sure it can be detected by Windows operating system.

Step 1. Install and run AOMEI Backupper Professional Trial. In the main interface, select Disk Backup under Backup menu.

Disk Backup

Step 2. In this screen, specify a task name to distinguish the disk backup task from others. Then, select the Samsung SSD that you want to backup by clicking Add Disk.

Add Disk

Step 3. Choose a location for saving disk image file.

Select Backup Destination

If you want to save disk image to local disk, click This PC in Windows 10 (Computer in Windows 7) and choose the destination.

Backup to Hard Drive

Step 4. After selecting source disk and destination path, you can click Start Backup button to execute operation.

Start Backup

Before clicking Start Backup button, you can:

  • Click Options to configure the backup task with General, Backup Mode, Command, and Advanced options offered.

  • Click Schedule to back up your disk Daily, Weekly, Monthly or based on Event Triggers.

Step 5. Wait patiently for the process to complete. Then, click Finish to exit.

Wrap things up

From all above, it can be concluded that this Samsung SSD image software – AOMEI Backupper Professional is able to perform disk backup within few clicks. After creating disk image, you can perform disk image recovery, if necessary. You are able to restore selective files rather than the whole disk as well, if you want.