Backup cloud storage drives
Cloud storage drives are more and more popular in computer users. With cloud storage drives, you can save a lot of space on your local hard drive and you do not need to buy any external hard drive to store data. You can just register for free, and use it on any computer in anywhere through internet. However, as you stored so much data on the cloud storage, you may want to backup them to another in case of losing data.
Many users have more than one hard drive. You may use Dropbox and OneDrive, and many other cloud drives. However, once you want to backup Dropbox to OneDrive, how do you do?
How to backup Dropbox to OneDrive?
Backup Dropbox to OneDrive is doing an exactly copy from Dropbox to OneDrive. You can do it by “download and re-upload”. Open the website of Dropbox and OneDrive, you can download the files you want to backup to your local hard drive, then, upload them to your OneDrive account. This is the general way to backup Dropbox to OneDrive. However, it has many disadvantages:
- It can be slowly because the download and upload speed is depended on the size of files and your network speed;
- You must be online while it is working. Once you offline, the task will be stopped and the data may be lost.
Fortunately, there is another way that you can backup Dropbox to OneDrive in a safer environment. That is backup with MultCloud.
MultCloud is a free tool that services for cloud drives. you can put all your cloud drives on MultCloud for free managing and transferring data between different cloud drives including Google Drives, AmazonS3, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, FTP, Amazon, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, Baidu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Flickr, HubiC, Mysql, Evernote, MEGA, SugarSync.
First, go to the website: http://www.multCloud.com, click Create an Account or Sign up to register for it.
Type in all the information needed, click Create Account, then, go to your Email to activate your account by the link sent from MultCloud.
Thus, you can add all your cloud drives to MultCloud for managing. Click Add Cloud Drives, select the one you want to add to MultCloud, and follow the steps to add it to MultCloud. Here you should add Dropbox and OneDrive one by one.
After adding those two cloud drives to your MultCloud account, you can backup your Dropbox to OneDrive using those ways:
1.You can use the “copy & Paste” feature. Right click the files/folders on Dropbox you want to backup, select “Copy”, then, right click the blank space in OneDrive, select “Paste”. It supports you do a scheduled file copy online.
2.The “copy to” feature can also backup files/folders from Dropbox to OneDrive. Right click the files/folders you want to backup on Dropbox, select “Copy to”, and then, select the OneDrive as the destination place to put the copy files to.
3.You can also transfer from Dropbox to OneDrive. Click Transfer at the top. And then, select Dropbox as the source directory and select OneDrive as the destination directory. Click Run Now to launch the whole progress.
You can also use MultCloud to backup OneDrive to Dropbox. Besides, you can use MultCloud to backup files from Dropbox to Google Drive, migrate files from MEGA to another cloud storage drive, and many more.
*Update: MultCloud added Cloud Sync service now.