Elden Ring Backup Tips: How to Backup Elden Ring Save Data

Are you afraid you will lose all your game data if something happens to your PC? Read this guide to learn all about how to backup Elden Ring to save data without permanent loss.

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Updated by Daisy on Jul 20, 2023
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Quick Guide:

  1. 1. Can I Back Up Elden Ring Saved Game File YES or NO?
  2. 2. Why Is Game Backup Important
  3. 3. How to Back up Elden Ring Save File Manually (6 Simple Steps!)
  4. 4. How to Back Up Elden Ring Game Data Automatically (With Super Easy Software!)

Elden Ring is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is presented through a third-person aspect, with gamers freely roaming its interactive open world.

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Gameplay factors include combat, showing numerous types of weapons and magic spells, horseback riding, summons, and crafting. Elden Ring acquired critical acclaim, with applause for its open-world gameplay, fantasy setting, and evolution of the Souls formula.

Can I Back Up Elden Ring Saved Game File

Yes, it is possible to back up Elden ring saved file. It is usually recommended to back up save locally for the time being to stay on the safe side.

To avoid problems in the future, you should make sure to test any backups that you create. If other applications in your pc interfere with the backup process or are interrupted, the system may not create the backup successfully. Testing your backup will ensure that there will not be any need to re-download the game later.

The backup demands are typical among game players. The purpose of backup is to create a copy of the data that the user can recover in primary data failure. Gamers usually prioritize backup data as they don't want to ruin their hard work and don't want to start from scratch as it has taken hours for them to reach new levels. 

Why Is Game Backup Important

As more games use the cloud as their storage and less on the local machine, the question arises; why are backups important for gamers? Do I need to backup?

Many video games now store their data on servers owned by game developers. As long as the gamer has the correlated account credentials, the game can be re-downloaded if a system failure occurs, and no data loss will occur. However, re-downloading all the games can still be difficult, especially with a slower internet connection. With the ever-increasing sizes of games, this issue can further escalate.

The drive's read speed in which the backups are stored will most likely be several times faster than the download speed of your internet connection. It means you can save an immense amount of time recovering from the situation by restoring a backup in preference to manually reinstalling every game.

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How to Back up Elden Ring Save File Manually

If you are not in the mood to use a software that automatically saves your game and want to save hours of gameplay from getting deleted because of problems associated with the steam cloud, then go for a manual backup. Here are simple steps you can follow to backup Elden Ring record manually.

Step 1. Open the Steam client and visit the library.

Step 2. Right-click on the game name and then click on the properties.

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Step 3. Click on the Local files tab and select the Backup game files option.

Step 4. Choose any game from the list you want to backup and click on 'Next.'

Step 5. Find the folder of your choice where you need to store the backup record. It is usually in c:\Program Files (x86)/Steam\Backups.

Step 6. Click on 'Next' and name the backup file. Set the file size and click 'Next' again.

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Finally, click 'Next' to start the backup process, and after that, click on Open Backup Folder to check.

How to Back Up Elden Ring Game Data Automatically

Windows backup software program, named EaseUs Todo Backup, is a reliable, efficient, and automatic all-around disk and partition backup software program. It's a disk imaging software designed to help businesses schedule automated backups and restore data in real-time.

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EaseUs Todo Backup developed disk and partition backup to help you back up your Elden Ring save files automatically. It allows you to traverse between systems and keep your progress synced up easily.

Using the Disk and partition backup feature, you can back up the entire partition hard drive, operating system, data files, or the whole computer with a compressed backup image.

With numerous clicks, you'll be able to restore the image file from the backup location. Maintaining OS and keeping your data safe and intact on a damaged and broken hard drive is simply at your fingertips.

Using this tool, we can plan our backup schedule just once, and then the system takes care of the rest. We no longer need to remind the tool to back up again. The automatic system will efficiently back up our game data without any issues.

Step 1. To initiate a backup, click the Select backup contents option.

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Step 2. There are four data backup categories, File, Disk, OS, and Mail, click File.

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Step 3. On the left, both local and network files will be shown. You may extend the directory to pick the backup files.

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Step 4. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose a location to store the backup.

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Click Options to encrypt the backup with a password in Backup Options, then click Backup Scheme to specify the backup schedule and start the backup at a certain event. There are also other additional choices you may choose to tailor the backup process to your requirements.

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Step 5. The backup may be stored on a local disk, EaseUS' online service, or NAS.

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Step 6. EaseUS Todo Backup enables customers to back up data to a third-party cloud drive as well as its own cloud drive.

If you want to back up data to a cloud drive provided by a third party, choose Local Drive, scroll down to add Cloud Device, and then add and log in to your account.

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You can also choose the EaseUS cloud drive. Sign up for an EaseUS Account, then click EaseUS Cloud and log in.

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Step 7. Click Backup Now to begin the backup process. The backup job will be presented as a card on the left side of the panel after it has been finished. Right-click the backup job to handle it further.

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Elden Ring has two options you can use to backup data, i.e., manual or automatic. Both are simple to follow. The automatic backup is fast, very time-saving, and secure.

The service used by the EaseUs Todo Backup will be responsible for ensuring the security of the backed-up data, and it will protect the game from software breakdown and other such problems. With automatic backup, recovery is easy and quick. With manual backup, one has to recover every lost file, which can be time-consuming.

We hope this article proved to be a detailed guide for you to help you backup your game data. 

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FAQ on How to Backup Elden Ring Save Data

Where is Elden Ring save data stored?

The storage location depends on which method you use to back up data. As the post mentioned, you can use manual and automatic ways. If you use EaseUS Todo Backup, it allows you to store backups to internal and external hard drives, Cloud service, network locations, and security zone.

When should I back up my Elden Ring?

Elden Ring doesn't have an auto-save feature, so you'll need to remember to save manually. You should save often, especially before and after completing a tough battle or puzzle. Besides, you can use EaseUS Todo Backup to set a schedule backup plan.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Jean

Jean has been working as a professional website editor for quite a long time. Her articles focus on topics of computer backup, data security tips, data recovery, and disk partitioning. Also, she writes many guides and tutorials on PC hardware & software troubleshooting. She keeps two lovely parrots and likes making vlogs of pets. With experience in video recording and video editing, she starts writing blogs on multimedia topics now.

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