Automatic USB Flash Drive Backup Software

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Flash Drive Backup Software for Windows

USB backup software is a good way to take care of most important PC files. Modern USB Flash drives are compact, reliable and capable of storing up to 256+ GB of useful information. To simplify backup to USB, it is recommended to implement some automatic USB backup software, such as Handy Backup.

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Version 8.2.0, built on 30 September 2020
110 MB

Quick and Simple Approach as USB Flash Drive Backup Software

As USB drive backup software, Handy Backup lets you completely automate all backup-related procedures. Important files can be automatically filtered, compressed, encrypted, and copied to a backup USB drive - triggered by an event, or on a schedule.

Backup with Compression and Encryption
USB Drive Support

Support for Any Types of USB Storage

You can back up important data to any USB devices, including pen drives, hard disks, mobile phone storage - everything recognizable by your computer. Learn more about supported backup storage.

Disaster Recovery Drive

If you are using Handy Backup Professional edition or higher, then you can use your USB drive to create a disaster recovery disk. Disaster recovery disk helps you restore your computer if it fails. Learn more about disaster recovery.

PC Recovery

Scheduling Backup Task by Plugging in USB Device

You can set up your USB drive backup software task task to start every time the particular USB device linked to your task will plugged on to your PC. No matter which USB port you use; the program will recognize the device previously assigned to a task. To see and use this option, you must create tasks in advanced wizard mode.

Scheduling Backup Task by Plugging in USB Device

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Handy Backup Standard

Version 8.2.0, built on 30 September 2020. 110 MB
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Handy Backup Standard

To back up important files and e-mails to USB Flash drives, you need Handy Backup Standard edition. To create a recovery USB drive, get Handy Backup Professional or higher.

How to Use Handy Backup as USB Data Backup Software

To create a task for backup to USB, please follow the next instruction:

  1. Insert a USB device into some slot on your PC.
  2. Open Handy Backup. Create a new task by clicking "Create+" or by pressing Ctrl+N.
  3. On Step 1, select a backup task and choose an advanced wizard mode.
Creating a Configuration for Automatic USB Backup
  1. Click "Next". On Step 2, select data that you plan to save. Click "Next" again.
  2. On Step 3, select "Computer" as the storage plug-in.
  3. Select a USB device from the list on the left panel, and then choose a folder inside it. Click OK.
Select a USB device for backup
  1. If you want to set up an automatic task execution by plugging a USB into a PC, wait for Step 6.
  2. Here, mark the "Launch by USB" option as mentioned earlier.
  3. Continue creating a task according to guidelines described in the User Manual.

Video Tutorial: Using USB Backup Software

In the next video, you will learn how to make a task for automatic backup to USB flash drive. This video will describe how to set up automatic USB backup, as well as how to compress all data to a single ZIP file to save storage space, to create time stamps for sorting backups, to launch on USB insertion etc.

Optimizing USB Backups

Using Handy Backup as USB flash drive backup software is especially effective and powerful when it is combined with data compression and incremental backup:

  • ZIP compression and reducing the amount of USB memory required to store the backup are available in our software among other backup options.
  • Incremental backup is used to minimize storage space needed for regular backups: instead of copying the whole set of data each time, you back up only new and modified files.

Other Useful Features

Handy Backup is not limited to backing up files to Flash drives and USB devices. It has many advanced features, as follows:

  • HDD Image Backup. Transfer the entire hard drive with all contents and system records to a reserve USB hard drive. Learn more about image backup.
  • E-mail Backup. Making backup of web mail server accounts via the IMAP protocol, or saving data from local mail clients, including dedicated MS Outlook backup.

Handy Backup can serve as perfect flash drive backup software for Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista, Windows Server 2008 and later, or for any other Windows or Linux edition. It is quick, reliable and highly automated. Try it now by downloading a full, fresh version of Handy Backup for a 30-day free trial!

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Version 8.2.0, built on 30 September 2020
110 MB

See also: automatic backup to external hard drives.


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