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How to Backup Google Drive to Dropbox without Downloading?

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Mar. 5, 2020 | 3 mins read

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This article will show you how to backup files from Google Drive to Dropbox directly with a free web-based cloud to cloud file transfer manager, MultCloud.

Why Backup Google Drive to Dropbox?

It is not uncommon that people hold more than one cloud account to store their personal information or business data. Google Drive, as one of the most popular cloud services around the world, has plenty of PC users due to its large capacity of free storage. Google Drive offers 15 GB free space for non-commercial use which greatly exceeds the free space offered by some of its equivalents like OneDrive. However, data that stored on Google Drive could be better protected if you back them up to somewhere else, like Dropbox.

Another reason of backing up Google Drive to Dropbox is the convenience of accessing stored files, even though it provides only 2 GB of initial free storage. Dropbox has one outstanding synchronization technology that can sync changed files to every device as long as the device has its account, so you can access files stored on your PC even when you are traveling outside.


Google Drive to Dropbox
Google Drive to Dropbox

How to Backup Google Drive to Dropbox with MultCloud

In addition to above reasons, others may have different needs to move files from Google Drive to Dropbox. But, there comes a question on how to do it? What we can think is to use "Download" and "Upload" way because each cloud drive has this feature. But, it's not a convenient way if there are a lot of files that need to back up. So, is there any way that can upload from Google Drive to Dropbox directly without downloading and uploading?

Luckily, in this article, we will introduce a free and easy to operate way, MultCloud, a FREE web-based cloud to cloud backup manager to help achieve Google Drive to Dropbox transfer. Here are detailed steps about how it works.

Step 1. Create one MultCloud account, log in, and you will enter following interface. Click on Add Clouds and select Google Drive icon.


Add Google Drive
Add Google Drive

Step 2. Edit the Display Name and click on Add Google Drive Account.


Add Google Drive Account
Add Google Drive Account

Step 3. Repeat the above steps to add your Dropbox account to MultCloud.

Step 4. Backup from Google Drive to Dropbox with "Cloud Transfer". Click on "Cloud Transfer", select Google Drive as the source, select Dropbox as the destination, click on Cloud Transfer and the task will start.


Backup from Google Drive to Dropbox
Backup from Google Drive to Dropbox

Notes:

  • If there are a lots of files to back up, you can close the page as long as the task begins because MultCloud can run the task at the backupground.
  • If you want to exclude some files, you could enable "Filter" through "Options".

Conclusion

As you can see, it's easy and simple to backup Google Drive to Dropbox using MultCloud. Actually you can do more with this powerful cloud file transfer manager. You may find it has "Cloud Explorer" and "Cloud Sync" features in addition to "Cloud Transfer".

For "Cloud Explorer", you can do many operations including "Download", "Upload", "Share", "Move", "Copy", "Delete", etc. Besides, it can help manage multiple cloud storage accounts together.

For "Cloud Sync", you are allowed to create sync tasks from one cloud to others. It currently supports 8 sync modes. If you want to sync Google Drive to Dropbox, you can make full use of it.

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