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Automatically Back up Files to OneDrive

Dec 19, 2017 / Posted by Brithny to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
This post shows how to automatically back up files to OneDrive cloud drive in Windows 7/8/10 with EaseUS Todo Backup. Now, follow this post to back up files to OneDrive easily.

How Can I Back Up Files to OneDrive

I would like to automatically back up or sync the My Documents folder to OneDrive. What is the best way of achieving this? The online information on OneDrive does not make this clear, please help me.

The OneDrive cloud storage solution has become an important part of Microsoft’s platform, and in Windows 10, it’s baked directly into the operating system. You’re set up for it when you log in with your Microsoft Account, and you’ll find the storage available in File Explorer 

For a single file, you can drag and drop it to the OneDrive folder. But for large amounts of files and long-range-planning, it’s better to use professional backup utility. Besides, new files could be created every single day, so it is better to schedule backup them to OneDrive cloud. However, how do you back up local files and desktop files to OneDrive in Windows 7/8/8.1/10? Actually, it is quite easy. 

Step-By-Step Directions to Back Up Files to OneDrive

Fortunately, EaseUS Todo Backup, a professional and easy-to-use backup tool supporting different types of backup, clone, restoration and so on, has one utility called File Backup enables you to automatically back up files to OneDrive as long as you set a schedule. To realize this function, this tool will create an image of your file to OneDrive daily, weekly or even at a specific time so long as you have set a schedule. 

Step 1. Launch EaseUS's free backup software and choose "File Backup" option to back up files from your computer or other devices to OneDrive.

open EaseUS backup software and click file backup

Step 2. Select the files or folders you want to back up. Then click "Destination" to select the Cloud Storage > Add Cloud storage service so that you can save your files to OneDrive.

select OneDrive as the storage destination
Step 3. Click "Schedule" option to open the Backup Scheme window, here you can create a scheduled backup plan to back up files daily, weekly, monthly or upon an event. For example, you can set at 5 pm, then it will automatically back up these files every day at 5 pm. 

set a backup schedule for OneDrive

Step 4. Click "Proceed" to automatically back up files to OneDrive.