File History feature of Windows 10 is one of the easiest to backup your data files and it also allows you to go back in time for retrieving the earleir versions of them. This handy feature thoug available in Windows is turned OFF by default. In order to use the File History you will requrie a second storage device like USB hard drive or SD card to use with the File History. You can use the network location like a shared folder on another PC on your network for the backup location. File History will backup all of your files in your libraries, Desktop, Contacts, Favorites and OneDrive folders. You can also learn about Cortana Tips in Windows 10.
Setting Up the File History:
- IN order to set up the File History you need to follow these simple steps.
- 1st of all search for the “File History” from the taskbar and then click on “File History settings.”
- Now you need to click on “Add a drive” in the Setting app.
- Now you need to slect your drive or the network location.
- Now scroll down and click on “Show all network locations” to find the shared location.
- In the next step you are required to click on “More Options” for customizing the File History.
Restoring a File with File History:
In order to restore a file with File History you need tofollow these simple steps.
- 1st of all search for “restore files” from the taskbar and then click on “Restore your files with File History.”
- Now you need to navigate to the file or the folder to restore and if you are looking for restoring a previous version of a file use the arrows to see earlier versions of it.
- IN the next step you are required to click on Restore button in order to save it in its original location. You can save it on any other location by simply right-clicking on the file and then selecting “Restore to” and selecting a new location.
Freeing Up Disk Space Automatically with Windows 10 Storage Sense:
In order to free up some space with Windows 10 Storage Sense you need to follow these simple steps.
- 1st of all you need to right click the Windows icon at the bottom right of the screen and then open the System menu.
- In the next step you are required to select Storage from the sidebar at the left.
- Now you need to toggle Storage Sense to ON position.
- Now if you had like to determine what Storage sense deletes just click on Change how we free up space link below the toggle.
- Toggle ON or OFF the desired settings.
- With these simple steps you will be able to free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 Storage Sense.