Can You Sync Dropbox Business with OneDrive?

Dropbox Business Sync with OneDrive
Dropbox Business Sync with OneDrive

Dropbox Business and OneDrive are both cloud-based storage and collaboration solutions. Dropbox Business is a cloud-based file storage and collaboration platform designed for teams and organizations, offering secure and seamless data management and sharing. While, OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud-based storage service for easy and secure access to files from anywhere, closely integrated with Microsoft 365 apps.

Syncing Dropbox Business with OneDrive may be necessary or beneficial for a variety of reasons, depending on your specific needs and circumstances. Here are some potential reasons to do so:

  • Data Migration: If your organization is transitioning from Dropbox Business to OneDrive, you might want to sync the two platforms to facilitate a smooth data migration. This ensures that your files and documents are easily accessible during the transition.
  • Collaboration: If your organization uses both Dropbox and OneDrive for different purposes, syncing them can help streamline collaboration. This ensures that your team can work on files and projects seamlessly, regardless of which platform they prefer.
  • Backup and Redundancy: Syncing files between Dropbox Business and OneDrive can serve as a backup or redundancy strategy. If one service experiences downtime or data loss, you have a backup of your critical files on the other platform.

Sync Dropbox Business with OneDrive via MultCloud

When it comes to the method to sync files from Dropbox Business to OneDrive, we will give you a new and automatic one. That is using MultCloud Cloud Sync. Cloud Sync is one of MultCloud’s proud functions, especially used for syncing files between clouds. Since MultCloud is a cloud-managing service and supports 30+ clouds, Cloud Sync can be applied to syncing various clouds, including Dropbox Business and OneDrive.

Cloud Sync offers different sync modes and we will specifically explain some of them:

  • Real Time Sync: The sync process will keep running unless there is nothing that is changed for 7 days or you manually pause it.
  • Two-way Sync: Syncing Dropbox Business to OneDrive as well as syncing OneDrive to Dropbox Business at the same time.
  • Incremental Sync: Only sync the modified or added files compared to the last sync.
  • Full Backup Sync: Every file on Dropbox Business will be synced to OneDrive each sync time.
  • Cumulative Sync: Although some files are deleted on Dropbox Business, they will still be kept on OneDrive after the second sync.

You can follow the steps below to sync Dropbox Business files with OneDrive by Cloud Sync:

Step 1: Sign up for a MultCloud account.

Step 2: Add Dropbox Business and OneDrive to MultCloud by clicking “Add Cloud” and the icon. Then log in to your accounts in the pop-up window and accept MultCloud to access your accounts.

Add OneDrive and Dropbox Business
Add OneDrive and Dropbox Business

Note: When you add Dropbox Business to MultCloud, you can choose to access all the accounts in the organization if you are the admin or just access your personal account.

Access Dropbox Business Organization
Access Dropbox Business Organization

Step 3: Click “Cloud Sync” and choose Dropbox Business in the FROM box and OneDrive in the TO box. You can choose which files or folders to sync by extending the menu and then checking them. At last, tap on “Sync Now” to run the task.

Sync Dropbox Business to OneDrive
Sync Dropbox Business to OneDrive


  • You can select your preferred sync mode in “Options”. And the “Filter” is there, too. You can use it to select the files you want or don’t want to sync.
  • You can use the same method to sync Dropbox with OneDrive for Business.
Cloud Sync Filter
Cloud Sync Filter

Sync Dropbox Business with OneDrive via Download & Upload

If you only have a few files that need to be synced to OneDrive, you can also use the traditional sync way: download files from Dropbox Business and then upload them to OneDrive. Although the way makes sense, it will be time-consuming if you have a lot of files to download and your network connection is unstable. Also, you have to monitor the downloading process in case it is paused due to some issues. However, this tiring work can be avoided when you use MultCloud.

You can download files from Dropbox Business and then upload them to OneDrive with the following steps:

Step 1: Enter Dropbox Business and log in to the account.

Step 2: Choose the files you want to sync and click “Download”. Then the Dropbox files will be saved to your computer.

Step 3: Open OneDrive and sign in.

Step 4: Click “Upload” and choose “Files”. Then select the downloaded files and click “Open” to upload them to OneDrive.

Upload Files to OneDrive
Upload Files to OneDrive


This post offers the flexibility to sync Dropbox Business with OneDrive through automatic MultCloud integration or a manual download and upload approach. Whether you prioritize convenience or control, mastering both methods empowers efficient file management. But using MultCloud will be better if you have masses of files to sync and want the sync task to be customizable.

Besides, if you are interested in MultCloud, you may use its other functions like Cloud Transfer, Cloud Backup, and Email Migration to easily connect 2 cloud drives. After having a MultCloud account, if you want to save emails to OneDrive as PDFs, Email Migration deserves trying.

How do I sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?
Using MultCloud Cloud Sync will be a good choice. The steps are:
Step 1: Sign up for a MultCloud account.
Step 2: Add your OneDrive and Dropbox accounts to MultCloud.
Step 3: Create a Cloud Sync task and initiate it.
Is Dropbox or OneDrive better for business?
Choosing between Dropbox and OneDrive for business depends on your specific needs. OneDrive is integrated with Microsoft 365, making it ideal for Microsoft users. Dropbox offers better file-sharing and collaboration features, making it a better choice for some businesses. Evaluate your requirements before deciding.
Can Dropbox automatically sync folders?
Yes, Dropbox can automatically sync folders across devices. Any changes made in synced folders are automatically updated and reflected on all linked devices, ensuring files are up-to-date and accessible across platforms.
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