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Automatically Backup Windows 10 to an External Hard Drive

Oct 26, 2017 / Posted by Brithny to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
This page will introduce you how to automatically backup Windows 10 to an external hard drive like Seagate hard drive using professional backup software EaseUS Todo Backup.

Why Need to Backup Windows 10 to an External Hard Drive?

Why is it necessary to create Windows 10 backup images? What is this for? Due to careless operation, virus attack like Bad Rabbit, or other reasons, it can be very easy to lose important data on computer or storage devices now. And you are highly recommended to auto backup your computer to external hard drive windows 10 right now. 

An external hard drive is easy to use, portable and increasingly cheap. You just need to plug it into the computer using USB port when you need to backup and pull out when all the operation is done. Really convenient and easy to use.

What's more, once the backup is done and the external hard drive is disconnected, your data is not affected by your computer. It is an efficient way to protect your data security. So follow the guide below to know how to backup Windows 10 to an external hard drive automatically.

How to Auto Backup Windows 10 to an External Hard Drive

As a professional backup freeware, EaseUS Todo Backup can give you the best user experience. It is a professional, steady, easy-to-use software which enables you auto backup Windows 10 to external hard drive easily. 

This free backup tool also offers safe hard drive disk copy/clone solution to transfer your data from the old disk to a new one, the backup system such as clone system disk Windows 10 or image hard drive in case of computer crash or system failure. Now you can learn how to auto backup Windows 10 to an external hard drive with this free software step by step.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS backup software and choose "System Backup" option to backup your computer to the external hard drive.

choose system backup to auto backup Windows 10

Step 2. Click "Destination" to select the external hard drive that you want to save your backup. 

choose the destination - the  external hard drive

Step 3. Click "Schedule" option to open the Backup Scheme window, here you can create a scheduled backup plan to backup files later, daily, weekly, monthly or upon the event. For example, you can set weekly, then it will automatically backup Windows 10 once a week.

Attention: You must connect the external to your computer everytime you want to backup Windows 10.

set the schedule in order to backup Windows 10 to external hard drive automatically

Step 4. Click "Proceed" to backup Windows 10 to an external hard drive automatically.