How to Back up Files to Dropbox Automatically

Brithny updated on Sep 06, 2019 to Todo Backup Resource | How-to Articles

"I have a large number of files on my computer, and I want to back up the files to Dropbox automatically. It is a waste of time to move them to my Dropbox manually. Is there any tool that allows me to do it automatically?"

The Best Tool to Automatically Transfer Files from Your PC to Dropbox

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

You can preview the image, but if you want to edit it, you must copy it to another place or recover it by using the tool. The image is a little bit different, for it takes less space but the content keeping the same.

Advantages of EaseUS Todo Backup

  • Backup and restore complete partitions or hard drives
  • Restore single files or folders
  • Space-saving backup due to archive compression and leaving out free space
  • Easy to handle
  • Greatest flexibility

Steps to Back up Files to Dropbox Automatically

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and choose "File Backup" option to back up files from your computer or other devices to Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive.

click file backup to back up your files to google drive, onedrive or dropbox

Step 2. Select the files or folders you want to back up or upload. Then click "Destination" to select the Cloud Storage Service > Add Cloud storage service so that you can save your files to Google Drive. You can also choose Dropbox or OneDrive as the destination to store the backup file.

select the google drive, onedrive or dropbox as the destination

Step 3. Sign in your account to link your Cloud device with EaseUS Windows backup software. And then click Allow to make sure that the program can access your files and folder on the Cloud device. 

Step 4. 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. 

automatically back up files to Google drive, Onedrive or Dropbox

Step 5. Click "Proceed" to automatically back up files to Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive.

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose EaseUS Todo Backup?

"The easiest way to protect your data and system files."techradar

"EaseUS Todo Backup Free is one of the most popular free data backup applications available. This software offers a myriad of features and is extremely user-friendly. It provides a full system backup, meaning you can back up your entire operating system."TopTenReviews

"EaseUS ToDo Backup Home is a great backup program, well suited to the home and SMB space."PCWorld

What is the difference between Clone and Backup? In what cases should I use Clone?

Clone will copy one disk to another or one partition to another (unallocated space is also supported). Usually, this option is used to upgrade the current disk by creating an identical copy. Backup will generate a .PBD image file containing the selected files or system that can be restored from the .PBD image if needed.

What is the difference between System Backup and Disk Backup?

System Backup will auto-select the system boot related partition(s) as the backup source to make sure the system image can be restored properly. Disk/Partition Backup will allow you to manually select a whole disk or speficy a certain partition as the backup source. You will get the same backup result as System Backup if you manually select the system and boot partitions with the Disk/Partition Backup option.

As a computer newbie, what features should I use to protect my computer?

You can use System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions, use Disk/Partition backup to back up the data partition and add plans to run an automatic backup. If you use the computer frequently or have software that may cause boot failure of the computer, we would suggest you back up the computer every 1 to 2 days. For other situations, you can backup the computer once a week. In addition, you can schedule File Backup to back up the files which are changed frequently.

What kind of storage service should I use to save my backup images?

EaseUS Todo Backup can save backup images to internal disks, external disks, network drives, or free cloud(Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive) and CD/DVD. It is suggested to save the images to the internal/external/network drives to save time as those kinds of disks have a better read-write speed. It is suggested NOT to save the image on the source disk, because once the disk is damaged, all the files on the disk will become unavailable and you will be unable to restore the image.

As a company network administrator, what features should I use to protect our internal computers?

It is recommended that you use the SQL Backup feature to back up your company's SQL server and Exchange Backup feature to back up the Exchange server. In addition, you can execute System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions on every computer and set a plan to execute the backup once a day or twice a week to ensure that the computer can be restored timely when it has boot issues. File Backup feature can be used to back up important user data. If there are a large quantity of computers, you can purchase EaseUS Backup Center to manage the backups on the client computers centrally.

About EaseUS Todo Backup

Be it a file, system, partition, or disk, EaseUS Todo Backup will help you back up or clone the item and provide you with multiple backup plans.