By Ailsa twitter/ Last Updated January 17, 2022

Why Do You Need Cloud Backup?

  • Are you afraid of accidentally losing the data stored on your hard drive?
  • Are you anxious that there is not enough space locally for backup?
  • Are you panicked that you have lost all local backups due to local accidents?
  • Backup all your data to the cloud offsite, never lose data and recover them from any PC.

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Can I backup my SD card to the cloud?

"I’ve been using SD card as storage for many of my memories, but I'm striving to know the methods for making a backup of my videos and photos on SD card, because I'm worried about the fragility of the SD card. Can I backup SD card to cloud so that it is always safe?”

Backup Sd Card to Cloud

Why do I upload SD card to the cloud?

Why should you upload SD card to the cloud? A wealth of people use SD card to store their local files, photos, videos and so on, but there are lots of unavoidable risks of SD card storage. So plenty of users may ask how to backup everything on SD card to the cloud. Don’t be nervous. Let’s see what are the benefits of moving SD card data to online storage together first.

Save SD card space. No matter how large your SD card is, its storage space will be run out someday as more and more photos, videos, software, etc storing in. Transferring the data to the cloud will save you a huge amount of space in SD card.

Protect SD card data. Your SD card data may be damaged, removed or lost due to unexpected errors, if you move them to a secure cloud drive, your important data will be protected forever.

Cut cost of SD card. When one SD card is full of storage, you need to buy a new one, which may cost you a lot. However, you are able to enjoy free storage with online storage services.

How to backup my SD card data online from PC

Since so many of you want to backup your SD card data to the cloud, which is surely favorable for millions of people, how do you backup SD card to the cloud from PC? Please do not be panic. Here, we will show you multiple ways to solve your problem as follows.

1. Transfer SD card data to the cloud via CBackup

If you aim to upload the data on SD card to cloud drives from your PC effectively, here is the best way for you, CBackup. It is a formidable and high-efficient cloud backup software with a supreme user-friendly layout. Using CBackup, you are allowed to backup various kinds of data to free cloud storage easily and rapidly.

Main Page 

Besides, CBackup will offer you 10 GB of free cloud storage, which supports you to perform a large number of backups smoothly, and you can enjoy automatic backup of files in the frequency, like one time only, monthly, weekly, or daily as needed.

Next, let’s see how to transfer data on SD card to CBackup Cloud with CBackup.

1. Download the CBackup desktop app and install it in your system, sign up for a free account and log in to CBackup.

sign in

2. Then, select Backup Tasks and click on New Task.

Create Task

3. After that, you can choose to modify the Task Name or remain the default name, and then click Add Source.

Add Source

4. Now, please choose the Local Files option, then click Next. Then find your SD card data in the local drive that you want to backup, then click OK.

Local Files

5. Next, please select Add Destination > CBackup Cloud in turn, then click the Next button.

CBackup Cloud

6. lastly, click on Start Backup to start the backup task at once.

Start Backup

Tip: CBackup enables you to get scheduled backup. You can create a schedule task in a frequency time as you need, so that it will backup files automatically for you as follows.

Please click “Settings” after you create a new task and select ''Schedule Backup'', then choose one from 4 scheduled modes. If you wanna learn more about it, please click here.

Scheduled Backup

In addition to PC to cloud backup, you are able to enjoy multiple services with CBackup as follows:

 Various Backup Destinations: Besides CBackup Cloud, CBackup supports third-party cloud storage, like Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive, etc. as its backup destinations. (You can backup SD card to Google Drive via CBackup.)

 Cloud to Cloud Backup & Sync: You can backup data from cloud to cloud for free easily with CBackup. Also, you’re able to conduct cloud to cloud sync directly via CBackup Web APP.

 Combined Cloud: If the current storage is sufficient for you, CBackup allows you to combine idle space of multiple cloud accounts to get unlimited free cloud storage.

 Special Services: You can also enjoy file filter, email notification, backup scheme, flexible restore services and so on with CBackup.

2. Transfer SD card data to the cloud in traditional ways

If you prefer to transfer SD card online from computers in traditional ways, you are allowed to try the following 2 methods. Some of you may inquire how to transfer photos from SD card to cloud, or other files to the cloud drive, for example, Google Drive, so we’ll introduce how to backup photos from PC to Google Drive below.

Way 1. Through File Explorer

1. After you install the Google Drive for desktop on the desktop, you will see Google Drive disk in your File Explorer, so please find it first.

Google Drive Disk

2. Now, please open the disk that stores your SD card data, and select the photo files you want to upload to Google Drive.

3. Finally, copy and paste these files into your Google Drive disk and they will be backed up to Google Drive.

Way 2. Google Drive for desktop

Another way to remove SD card to Google Drive from PC is using Google Drive for desktop app. Here’s how to carry out it:

1. Launch the Drive for desktop program on your computer at first.

2. Next, you need to connect your SD card with a card reader with your PC. Then, click on Notifications and select the Add device option below.

Add Device

3. Choose Back up to Google Drive, and click Save to save your choice, then it will backup SD card to Google Drive for you.

Back up to Google Drive

Although you are capable of getting photos backup in traditional ways above, it is more convenient for you to backup and sync photos to Google Drive with CBackup automatically.

Tip: How to store my SD card online from Android

What if you desire to backup SD card to Google Drive from your Android device? No worries. You may try the following 2 common ways to transfer data on SD card to the cloud storage, Google Drive.

Way 1. Use Google Drive app in Android

1. Download the Google Drive app in Android device and launch it. Then, please log in with your account.

Android Google Drive.

2. Next, click the Folder icon at the bottom right of the home page to select the folder storing your SD card data.

Open Folder

3. Select Create new icon (+), and click Upload. Now, select the folder you wanna backup, and finally choose Done.


Way 2. Use Photo Gallery 

Besides the above method, if you only need to transfer photo or video files from the SD card to Google Drive, you are recommended to use your Photo Gallery. Please do as follows.

1. Find the Photo Gallery of your Android, then click the Send or Menu button on the screen. If you are Samsung user, just click SHARE to continue.

Share Option

2. After that, select Save to Drive to store your pictures or videos to Google Drive.

Share to Drive

Note: The backup progress will be shown on the page as “Backup up” to you, so please wait for all the data to be uploaded to Google Drive successfully.

Backing up


If you are concerned about the data fragility of your SD card and looking for a way to backup SD card to cloud from PC, you are highly recommended to apply CBackup to help you get PC auto backup to the secure cloud storage, which is extremely easy and effective. Surely, you can also try other traditional methods mentioned here to transfer your SD data from PC/Android to Google Drive.

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