SAVE AS PDF
Back up Now! User Manual
Back up Now! User Manual

Was this content helpful?

Back Up Now! (Windows)

Connect your Seagate storage device to your computer and you’re ready to back up your important files and folders. The fastest way to back up is to select items on your computer and copy them to your drive by dragging and dropping. If you want to make sure your data is continuously backed up, you can easily create an automated backup plan.

Open a File Explorer window and click on your drive

Windows 7—Use Windows Explorer to drag and drop items.

Open another File Explorer window and select folders or files on your computer to back up

Drag items to your drive

Open a File Explorer window and select folders or files on your computer to back up

Windows 7—Use Windows Explorer to select items.

Click Copy on the Home menu

Other ways to copy to the clipboard
  • Hold down the Ctrl key and press C.
  • Right-click on files and select Copy from the context menu.

Click on your drive

Click Paste on the Home menu

Other ways to paste files copied to the clipboard
  • Hold down the Ctrl key and press V.
  • Right-click on files and select Paste from the context menu.

Set up a backup plan

Windows has backup solutions. For details, choose your version of Windows: