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How to Backup NAS to Google Drive (2 Proven Ways)

Updated by Brithny on Sep 06, 2022

Why Do You Backup NAS to Google Drive

NAS, also called Network Attached Storage, is a file storage system that connects to a network instead of a single computer. NAS devices are often used in business environments to centralize data and make it easier to back up and share files.

Backing up data is essential to maintaining its integrity and availability. Many backup solutions are available, but backing up NAS to Google Drive offers many advantages.

  • It provides an extra layer of NAS protection against data loss.
  • Users don't have to remember to initiate backups manually.
  • It can help improve the performance of the NAS drive.
  • It offers a high degree of flexibility.
  • The backup saves your money.

How to backup QNAP/Synology NAS to Google Drive? Check the methods below.

Method 1. Backup NAS to Google Drive with Backup Software

When it comes to NAS backup, you must consider EaseUS Todo Backup Home. EaseUS Todo Backup Home is a backup and recovery software that provides users with a simple and convenient way to create backups of their critical data. The software offers a variety of features that make it an ideal solution for home users.

  • Create complete and incremental backups for your data.
  • Back up Windows 11/10/8/7 files automatically.
  • Back up QNAP, Synology, and Buffalo NAS with ease.
  • Support a wide range of file types and storage devices.

Overall, EaseUS Todo Backup Home is an easy-to-use backup solution that offers a variety of features and advantages for home users. Follow the steps below to back NAS to Google Drive.

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

create file backup step1

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

create file backup step2

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

File backup

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

File backup step4

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.

Backup options

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

file backup step4

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.

Backup to cloud
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.

File backup step7

Method 2. Backup NAS to Google Drive with Cloud Sync

Almost every NAS server has a built-in backup tool. Synology has Cloud Sync, and QNAP has Hybrid Backup Sync. You can back up NAS data with the help of the built-in tools. Here is an example of using Synology Cloud Sync. Read on and create a NAS backup to Google Drive.

Step 1. Open Synology Cloud Sync and choose a cloud provider of your choice. Click "Next".

Note: Here, we choose Google Drive.

sign in Google Drive

Step 2. Log into Google Drive and allow Cloud Sync access to your account.

Step 3. Set your Connection name, Local path, Remote path, and Sync direction on the Task Setting Window.

set up the NAS backup settings

Step 4. Set the Advanced settings and click "Apply" to finish creating the sync task.

set up Advanced settings

Then, it will sync files from Synology NAS to Google Drive automatically.

Conclusion

In conclusion, backing up your NAS to Google Drive is a great way to keep your data safe and secure. You can use Google Drive to ensure your data is stored off-site in a secure location. Additionally, using Google Drive, you can take advantage of the cloud backup features offered. This allows you to back up your data regularly, ensuring that you always have a recent backup in case of data loss.

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Backup NAS to Google Drive FAQs

You can keep reading the questions and answers below to get additional help for NAS or Server backup.

1. Can you back up NAS to the cloud?

Yes, you can perform NAS backup to the cloud:

Step 1. Start the application by clicking the menu icon on the network panel of your Synology NAS and selecting Download Station.

Step 2. Select the destination folder by Clicking OK.

Step 3. Create a new folder called downloads.

Step 4. With the download folder set, you can now add some files to download.

2. Does Synology have a backup app?

Yes. Synology has a built-in backup app called Cloud Sync. This tool allows you to back up your data in real time and provides options for data encryption.

3. What do you use Synology NAS for?

The Synology NAS is mainly used for:

  • centralizing and storing data
  • syncing files between devices
  • collaborating on documents
  • sharing files and more

4. How do I recover files from Synology?

To perform Synology NAS recovery:

  • Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
  • Select NAS Recovery.
  • Choose your target Synology NAS device and click Scan.
  • Select the lost NAS files and click Recover.

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