By Nicky twitter/ Last Updated June 28, 2021

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Mainstream Cloud Backup Solutions

A cloud backup service is a tool that backups and maintains its customers' data and makes that data accessible over a network, usually the internet. Nowadays, the cloud backup service is more and more popular for users protecting data. It does not need the extra hard drive so that you can free a lot of space on your computer. You only need to create a cloud account and protect your data online.

There are many cloud backup solutions you can use, and here we highly recommend you Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and CBackup for you can download and install them to a local drive to use it more conveniently. Keep reading to learn how to backup files to these clouds with detailed steps.

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How to Backup Files to OneDrive Freely?

OneDrive is an online cloud storage offered by Microsoft, which can help you backup files between your computer and the cloud easily. And OneDrive users are given 5GB of free storage space. You can follow the steps below to backup files to OneDrive.

Note: To backup files to OneDrive in Windows 7, you can download a desktop app from the OneDrive website. OneDrive comes preinstalled on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, so you don’t have to download it.

1. On your computer, tap the Search button on the taskbar and type “OneDrive” in the search box. Click the top result and sign in with your Microsoft account.

2. On This is your OneDrive folder screen, select Next to accept the default folder location for your OneDrive files. Click Open my OneDrive folder to get to your OneDrive folder.

3. Drag and drop or copy and paste the files/folders you want to sync into the OneDrive folder. The client will automatically sync them to the OneDrive website. After syncing, your files are available both online at OneDrive.com and offline on your PC.

OneDrive Folder

Note: You can also go to the OneDrive website to upload files or folders through the web app.

OneDrive Upload

How to Backup Files to Google Drive Freely?

Google Drive is a cloud storage drive to save files, folders, and other documents. It provides 15GB of free storage for its users. It's easy to back up files to Google Drive by following steps.

1. Download and install the Google Drive desktop application to your local hard drive.

2. Sign in to your Google account and follow the instructions to set up the Google Drive desktop app on your computer.

3. Then, the program will place a folder on your computer where you can drag and drop files to automatically upload them to the cloud so that they can be accessed from anywhere.

Google Drive Folder

Note: You can also go to the Google Drive website to upload files or folders through the web app.

Upload Files To Googledrive

How to Backup Files to Dropbox Freely?

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud drive providing both free and paid service. Every user begins with 2 GB free storage by signing up with Dropbox. If you want to have cloud backup, you can choose to backup files to Dropbox.

1. Download and install the Dropbox desktop application on your computer.

2. Sign in to your Dropbox account. If you don’t have one, please create a Dropbox account at first.

3. After setting up, Dropbox will create a Dropbox folder on your computer. Drop the data you want to add to the Dropbox folder. Those files will be automatically uploaded to the Dropbox cloud drive.

Dropbox Folder

Note: You can also go to the Dropbox website to upload files or folders through the web app.

Upload Files to Dropbox

How to Backup Files to CBackup Freely?

CBackup is a professional cloud backup that can help you backup your Windows PCs to its secure and stable cloud server called CBackup Cloud. To use it, you just need to download the CBackup and upload your PC files with the desktop app. What's more, CBackup offers huge backup space and transfers your files to the cloud in a secure and high-speed way.

1. Download and install CBackup on your computer.

2. Run the software. Then, sign up for a CBackup account and sign in.

Sign In

3. Click on the Backup Tasks tab and click on the New Task button.

Create Task

4. Click on Add Source to select the files that you want to backup to CBackup Cloud. And choose CBackup Cloud as the backup destination. After selecting, click Start Backup.

Add Source

Bonus Tip: Backup Files Between Clouds for Free

As we can see, the free storage space provided by each cloud is limited. So, if you have a large number of files, you may use several clouds at the same time so as to get more free storage space and save money. However, all of these cloud services offer their own client, you have to log in to each account every time and manage files among several different cloud drives, bring much inconvenience to you.

In this case, to make it easier to manage your clouds and get more backup space for files, you can combine the cloud storage space like OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and so on into one to expand your cloud storage with CBackup.

1. Download CBackup, create a CBackup account, and log in.

2. Click My Storage on the left side, and click the + Add Cloud button, then choose the cloud storage you want to add and hit Add. Then follow the on-screen guide to allow CBackup to access your cloud storage.

Add Cloud

3. After adding, all your accounts are listed here. Click the My Storage + button, you will see a New Combined Cloud option in the menu. Click it.

Add Combined Cloud1

4. Tick the box next to the cloud storage account that you want to combine. After checking, click on Next.

Add Combined Cloud3

5. Then, you will have a Combined Cloud in your clouds list. You can choose the Combined Cloud as backup destination to enjoy huge backup space.

Add Destination Combined Cloud

Conclusion

You can backup files to cloud freely to protect data and save local storage according to the detailed steps above. If you are using multiple cloud storage services at the same time, it is strongly recommended to manage your clouds on one interface with CBackup, saving much time and effort.