How to back up the contents of your Home folder to an External Hard Drive.

How to back up the contents of your Home folder to an External Hard Drive.

 

  1. Locate Go in your menu bar and click Home or press ⇧⌘H.1..png
  2. Press A to select all the contents in your home folder or hold and select the desired folders.  2..png    Screen_Shot_2017-05-10_at_11.11.10_AM.png
  3. Insert your External Storage Device, it will mount on your Desktop and Finder sidebar.Screen_Shot_2017-05-10_at_11.26.39_AM.png
  4. Drag the highlighted content to your External Storage Device. A progress bar will appear, allow, time for this process to complete.                                4.1.png   
  5.  Open your External Storage Device to verify your files match your home folder.5..png

     

    Detailed backup directions can be seen here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldjoD4zql8w

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