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Automatic SSD Backup: How to Backup SSD to HDD Automatically

Updated on May 15, 2019 by Brithny to Todo Backup Resource

If you need to back up SSD to HDD automatically to avoid data loss caused by a system crash or SSD failure, you can use EaseUS Todo Backup to help you make it with a scheduled backup plan.

SSD, Solid State Drive(SSD), is now widely used as system disk mainly because its faster read and write speed compared with HDD. However, due to the special wear-balance mechanism of the SSD, the data recovery is not easy on SSD. Therefore, SSD backup is necessary to prevent data loss from a system crash or SSD failure. In this article, we will show you how to use EaseUS Todo Backup to automatically back up SSD to HDD with less time and effort. 


EaseUS Backup Software, a computer with your SSD, an HDD.

EaseUS Windows backup software is your best choice for its advanced & flexible backup features. No need to manually copy and paste the SSD data, as long as you set up a scheduled backup plan, it will help you automatically back up your SSD or a specified folder with important data to an HDD or an external hard drive. And the operation can be performed periodically, for example, daily, weekly, monthly or just when you plug in an external device.


1. Make sure that your HDD has enough space to hold on the SSD data

2. If your computer cannot boot, you can create a bootable disk and then auto backup SSD

Detailed Steps

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup, click Disk/Partition backup.

Step 2. Select the SSD to back up. You can select a single partition or several partitions through multiple disks as you like.

backup ssd to hdd partition

Step 3. Click folder icon behind Destination to select HDD partition as the backup image storage location. Enter Plan name and Description for your disk and partition backup. By default, the name and description are given based on the backup time and backup type.

Step 4. You can turn on Schedule and set schedule to back up disks and partitions later, daily, weekly, monthly or upon an event.

set schedule for ssd backup image

Step 5. Click Backup options and pop up the following window, set backup compression, password, splitting, etc.

backup options for ssd backup image

Step 6. Click Image-reserve strategy, and input days to preserve images or the number of last backup files you want to preserve. To control the number of the image file when you do a continuous backup with a backup schedule, you can save much disk space to store the images out of date.

system reserve image for ssd backup to hdd partition