Why Need to sync Windows 10 local files to OneDrive
Cloud storage is mainly used as a way to share files with others or as a backup solution. Thus, it is more and more popular, and many users are turning to backup files to Clouds. Microsoft Windows continuously improved its OneDrive service. The OneDrive cloud storage solution is built in directly into the Windows 10 and has become an important part in Windows 10. With 15 GB free cloud space and unlimited subscribed cloud service, syncing files among multiple devices is not problem.
In Windows 10 account, there are a set of default folders to manage all files, including Desktop, Documents, Music, Pictures, Downloads and Videos. OneDrive Cloud storage could synced files and documents locally. Thanks to the Cloud storage feature, it solves those kinds of problem like the limited hard drive space, unavailable removable USB flash drive and others. It simplifies Windows 10 users life. To sync Windows 10 local documents to OneDrive is easy and just download OneDrive from the File Explorer, sign in with your Microsoft account and password, then to drag the files to OneDrive.
You can drag and drop some small files to OneDrive Cloud, how about those large files with amount of data? It takes time and energy to drag and watch the working process. Then, you need some third-party sync software to help you.
Third-party software to help with syncing Windows 10 local documents to OneDrive
AOMEI Backupper is a professional and affordable backup software for Windows system. It allows you to back up important data and restore your data if there are any problems. The file sync is newly-added feature in the version version and supports you to select the Cloud storage as the destination path such as Onedrive, Google drive, and Dropbox. You can make a scheduled sync plan as well as real-time processing. With the intuitive user interface, you can deal with the progress quickly and safely. Now you can experience the simple steps to sync Windows 10 files to OneDrive with this program as the followings:
Sync Windows 10 Local Documents to OneDrive With AOMEI Backupper
- Download & launch AOMEI Backupper Standard, choose Backup column – “File Sync“.
- Then you will into the File Sync interface. Click “Add Folder” in Step1 to choose the files and documents to sync and click Step2 or the drop-down menu of the target path to add OneDrive a destination to sync the folders in Windows 10. You can change the Task Name to distinguish the files you sync from others.
- After finishing selection, click Schedule in the bottom to set a plan to sync folders. You can even sync files to OneDrive in time with the available real-time sync feature. It allows you to give a special note or the email notifications with the Sync Options feature.
- Click Start Sync button to finish syncing files in Windows 10 to OneDrive.
After finishing the proceed, you can find the specified files in your OneDrive. If you set a real-time sync schedule, AOMEI Backupper will sync the files if there are any changes immediately. You may notice the Filter Setting. It’s a kind of function to include and exclude a certain file extension from file/folder sync. You need to upgrade to the Professional Edition to experience it. Besides that, you can also use AOMEI Backupper to clone hard drive to SSD or another HDD in the event of hard drive upgrade.