How do I backup my files in Windows 11?


1. Click the Start button at the bottom left of your screen. Select Settings from the pop-up menu.

2. Select Update & Security > Backup.

3. Select “Add a drive” under the “Backup using File History” section.

4. Select an external hard drive or other drive to use as your backup target.

5. Select the items you would like to back up from the list. You can choose specific folders, libraries, and system files.

6. Set a frequency for backup. You can choose between every 10 minutes, every hour, daily, or weekly.

7. Click Back Up Now to create an initial backup or save the settings to begin regular backups.

8. Your files will now be backed up regularly according to your schedule! To restore a file, just go to the same location in Windows 11 and select “Restore” from the File History area.