How can I backup files and data in Windows 11?
Microsoft has announced Window 11 will be released to the public this October. The Windows 10 instructions below are being provided as reference only until the final user interface of Windows 11 is revealed.
Windows 11 has a backup feature that allows you to backup data to an external drive. Use the following steps to backup important files and data:
- Click the Start (Windows key) menu and select Settings.
- Click Update & Security.
- Select Backup.
- Insert a USB hard drive, flash drive, or SD card to save your backup to.
- Click Add a drive.
- Choose the drive to save your backup to from the list of drives.
- Choose More Options and choose the folders you want to backup and the frequency of backups.
- Click Back up now.
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