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How to Backup Only Changed Files in Windows 10

Updated on Mar 15, 2018 by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
Are you trying to find a simple way to selectively backup only changed files in Windows 10 so to save more available space after the first time full backup? Here in this page, we’ll show you how to backup only changed files in Windows 10 with professional backup software in simple clicks.

Can I backup only changed files in Windows 10? How?

"Hi guys, do you know how to only backup changed files in Windows 10? I'm using File History to backup files in Windows 10. But the problem is that File History will copy each file every time when it executes the backup order.
And this 
has taken up quite a lot space on my computer hard drive. So I think that if I can backup only changed files in Windows 10, things will be perfect. But I don't know how to use File History to do the job.

Is there a tool or program that can allow me to selectively backup only changed files in Windows 10? How?"

To back up only new and changed files in Windows 10 can be easily realized by performing an incremental backup with professional backup software as well as the built-in backup and recovery software program in Windows 10 operating system. An incremental backup will help you create a backup of every file on a file system which has changed since the last backup. 

Next, you're going to learn each way about how to copy or backup only new and changed files with a step-by-step guide.

Download professional backup software to backup only new changed files and new files:

So how to perform an incremental backup so to backup only changed files? Professional backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup will help you realize the goal with simple clicks.

Just free download and install it on your Windows 10 PC and let it help you to backup only changed files now:

Step 1. Launch and run EaseUS Todo Backup, click File Backup;

Backup only changed files in Windows 10.

Step 2. Browse to choose folder or hard drive that you need to backup ( only changed files);
Specify the backup destination to store the file backup images. 

Select files that you need to backup in Windows 10.

Step 3. Click Shedule, set to backup files by Daily, Weekly, Monthly etc as you need;
Then click to select Incremental backup in Backup method. Click Save to keep all changes.

Set to backup changed files only in Windows 10.

Step 4. Click Proceed to finish the backup process.

After this, EaseUS Todo Backup will help you effectively backup only changed files in Windows 10 after the first full backup operation. Nothing else you'll need to do later. 

Set up a schedule in Windows 10 to backup only changed files and new files:

Step 1. Type Control Panel in the Search box in Windows 10 to open the Control Panel.
Step 2. Find the option "Backup and Restore (Windows 7)" and open it. 
Step 3. On the right pane, click "Set up backup".
Step 4. Choose a location to save your backup. You're highly recommended to save your backup to an external hard drive.
Step 5. Now choose what contents you want to back up. You can follow the default Windows settings or decide by yourself.
Step 6. In the Schedule area, you can change the backup schedule for how often, what day for the new backup.
Step 7. Click "Save settings and run backup". Now files that have changed and new files that have been created since your last backup will be added to your backup according to the schedule you set.

setup a schedule to backup only new and changed files in Windows 10