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How to Backup Windows Data to QNAP NAS Drive

Updated on Apr 16, 2019 by Brithny to Backup Utility

This complete tutorial is here for QNAP NAS drive users who want to backup Windows data to QNAP NAS Drive daily or nightly without interruption.

Backup to QNAP NAS Drive

It's amazing for personal users, small businesses or large enterprises to own a QNAP NAS Drive. Comparing with the 'real' physical external hard drive, QNAP's Network Attached Storage (NAS) showcases some obvious advantages when choosing it as a backup drive. QNAP NAS are systems that consist of one or more hard drives that are constantly connected to the internet, which are all available for users to backup Windows data such as system, documents, working sheets, game data and media files like photos, videos, and music. Most of all, rather than taking it everywhere, it is placed at home and always accessible at any time and anywhere.

To back up to QNAP NAS drive from Windows, there are many ways can make it happen. But here, we recommend you EaseUS Todo Backup and offers a complete tutorial for QNAP NAS drive users who want to backup Windows data to QNAP NAS drive daily or nightly without interruption. 

How to Backup Windows System & Data to QNAP NAS Drive Using EaseUS Todo Backup

It's the best free backup software & powerful NAS backup software that provides multiple backup options to QNAP and instant disaster recovery. Download and install it on your Windows machine, and make it detect the QNAP NAS drive.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup. Click the icon to expand the menu. Choose one backup option as you want among "Disk/Partition backup", "File Backup", "System Backup" and more.

choose a backup option to backup to nas

Step 2. Choose the specific contents you want to back up, and this is where you can choose a NAS device to be a backup location: in the "Destination" area, click "Browse...".

click browse to choose a backup location

Step 3. On the new pop-out window, you will see "NAS Device" on the list. Click the icon and you're supposed to click "+ Add NAS device".

choose nas device to backup data to nas
add a nas device

Input your NAS IP/name and enter your credentials to connect to NAS. Click "OK".

add your own nas device to backup data to nas

Step 4. Click "Proceed".