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You must back up all your important computer and phone files, such as documents, emails, financial data, family photos and home videos. Some people make the mistake of storing everything in one place. Still, if your computer or phone meets an untimely demise, you could lose all your irreplaceable data and memories instantly.
Unfortunately, losing files and data is way more common than most people think. If you’ve ever lost a tablet, phone or camera and didn’t have anything backed up, you know firsthand this pain.
Facts About Lost DataHere are some interesting statistics*:
- Did you know that 30 percent of people have never backed up their files, data or photos?
- Accidents cause approximately 29 percent of all disasters related to file loss.
- Every minute there are 113 phones lost or stolen.
- Every month, 10 percent of computers will become infected with viruses.
How to Backup Documents
USB Drive BackupsThe first thing you need to backup your computer is an external hard drive. Check out the list of top external hard drives.
Based on the type of computer you have, check out these detailed backup instructions: