By Ailsa twitter/ Last Updated August 22, 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 Notepad be Backed Up?

Nothing is more frustrating than pouring your time and effort into a Notepad file without storing it. Notepad file, which is just plain text file saved in the .txt file format, are identical to Notepad++ file. So you can save your Notepad file in  Notepad++.

Sometimes the storage of Notepad++ maybe not enough. Even so, there are other methods yo can save, for instance, you can backup the files in one or two cloud accounts and you can also backup the files in the external hard drive or SD card.

Because Notepad++ doesn't have an auto-save function, Notepad backup means you can find your files or folders in Notepad or other cloud backup services in a second time.

Why Should We Setup Notepad Backup?

Notepad gives you very quickly and easily experience to record the important information in a simple text format.

Well, accidents can happen at anytime; there are a lot of reasons could lead to the loss of a Notepad file, for example, accidental deletion, system update, software crash, overwriting, and so on. With the help of Notepad backup, you can find your data with ease. Notepad backup also plays a role in guaranteeing your data security.

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What are the benefits of Notepad backup? You can enjoy these advantages below, please have a look.

Prevent data loss in Notepad: Notepad is not provided with the advanced functions like files backup or auto-save, so backing up Notepad files is an effective mean to ensure that important business is not lost.

Access data in other space: On account of that you backup Notepad, you can access your data by convenience.

Make your notes more private: If you backup your notepad, not everyone knows where your backup is, so your intimate notes can be well protected.

How to Backup Notepad: 2 Ways

How do I backup my Notepad? There are two ways below, and where are Notepad files and folders stored is also included in each way , you can choose the suitable one.

Way 1. Use Local Notepad++ Backup

Notepad++ is a free source code editor, running in the MS Windows environment which used to create program or write notes, most of the people choose this handy software. Notepad++ has the function to save your file or folder directly, thus you can find them local next time.

Here’s the steps for how to set up Notepad free backup in Notepad++.

Step 1. Open a new Notepad ++ file, click on Settings>Preference.

Step 2. Click Backup on the Preference window.

notepad backup location

Step 3. Define a Custom backup directory: X:\Backup\Notepad++.

Step 4. Backup type: Verbos.

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Note: On the Windows operating system, Notepad backup files are usually saved in C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming.

Way 2. Use Free Notepad Backup with CBackup

In any case, Notepad++ always have the problem of insufficient storage, and you may still have a lot of notes to store. We highly recommend you to use CBackup, a rather secure and professional cloud backup tool to enjoy Notepad backup file on Windows PC.

CBackup Cloud is one of the destinations of CBackup which can keeps your data remotely. CBackup provides 10GB of CBackup Cloud of free storage per account, and it is a convenient and reliable software allows you to back up in a secure environment.

Meanwhile, CBackup also supports backing up files to the public cloud drive such as OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive. You can back up more data for free on just one platform without having to switch multiple software

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The following are the instructions to backup Notepad in CBackup, take Google Drive as the example.

Step 1. Please download the CBackup desktop app firstly, create a new account of CBackup for free and log in to the app.

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Step 2. Select the My Storage button, and click Add Clouds to choose Google Drive (OneDrive, Dropbox) and click on Add.

Add Cloud

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Note: CBackup also supports the function to directly backup and sync between multiple clouds. You can backup Notepad in Google Drive account to other clouds (OneDrive, Dropbox) beforehand, providing a safer guarantee for files and folders in the cloud.

Step 3. Click the Backup and click the Backup PC to Public Cloud.

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Step 4. Choose the Notepad backup folder or file that you want to backup to the cloud, click Google Drive as the Destination. Hit the Start Backup button to save your files online.

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Tip: Besides, using cloud storage services such as OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, as backup targets, CBackup also offers the function to backup to CBackup cloud. This server provides a huge backup space enough to store all your Notepad backup folder or file with a better price-performance.

Final Words

After reading this article, you may know about the way to set up Notepad backup. Also, if you're looking for a backup solution to expand your Notepad storage,  CBackup, a simple, easy-to-use professional backup software for large cloud backup space at a lower price is a good option.

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