By Lily / Last update March 31, 2021

Is there any way to clone SSD to USB drive?

Computer users all know that there are many situations would lead your data lose. Such as system crash, hard drive failure, unexpected deletion, etc. For protecting data safe on the SSD, many users would like to make a duplication of the SSD. Thus, when the bad things happen, you won’t lose your data. 

Cloning SSD to USB drive becomes a very popular way. Because USB flash drive is cheap, tiny, portable. Part of people even would like to migrate SSD to USB drive and boot from the USB drive to free up more space on their SSD. 

Well, is there any way to clone SSD to external drive like USB drive, and then boot from it successfully?

The disk cloning software for cloning SSD to USB drive

Fortunately, there is a way to clone SSD to USB drive. That is taking use of the disk cloning software AOMEI Backupper. AOMEI Backupper software is great powerful that allows you clone hard drive to USB external drive with a simple steps, and it can help you boot from the USB flash drive after cloning. Here you can follow the steps to move SSD to USB drive step by step.

Steps to clone SSD to USB drive with AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper is a professional software for backup, restore, clone, etc. It has several editions for different consumers. For Windows PC users, the AOMEI Backupper Professional supports Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP; for Windows Server users, AOMEI Backupper Server is suitable; besides, it has Standard edition, Technician edition, and you can choose according to your requirements. 

AOMEI Backupper provides users an intuitive interface that is easy to use. Learn the simple steps to clone hard drive to USB flash drive.

Step 1. Connect your USB flash drive to your computer and make sure it can be detected. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Professional. To clone hard drive to USB flash drive, here you need to select Disk Clone under Clone tab.

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Choose Disk Clone

Step 2. Then, you should select the SSD as your source disk, then, click Next.

Choose Source Disk

Step 3. After choosing the source disk, you need to select your USB external drive as the destination disk, and then, click Next.

Choose Destination Unallocated Ssd

Step 4. Then, you will move to the Operation Summary page. Click Start Clone to launch the progress.

Disk Clone Preview

With AOMEI Backupper, clone SSD to USB drive only need four simple clicks, and you can use the cloned USB drive to boot your computer by changing the boot order in BIOS mode. 

Besides, AOMEI Backupper allows you to create bootable USB drive to boot computer from the USB drive. It is not only a disk cloning software, but also a software for backup system, create system repair disc, restore system to earlier date, replace HDD with SSD, etc.