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 is 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 that has its account, so you can access files stored on your PC even when you are travel outside.

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Google Drive to Dropbox

How to backup Google Drive to Dropbox?

Either to backup or sync one cloud service to another different one, you have to turn to third party applications, and you need to link Dropbox to Google Drive first. MultCloud is one free and reliable and handy multiple cloud services manager that allows you to sync Google Drive to Dropbox. This web application will bring both Google Drive and Dropbox into one interface, so you can manage everything more visualized. MultCloud supports Schedule sync Google Drive with Dropbox at your desired time.

Moreover, you will have email notification after the backup process has been completed if you configured before. And you are able to exclude some certain file types like *mp3. *excel etc. that you don’t want to back up. What’s more, if you have OneDrive account, you can add it to MultCloud and copy from OneDrive to Google Drive easily when necessary. Sign up to create one MultCloud to backup Google Drive now.

Backup your Google Drive to Dropbox using MultCloud

Step1. Create one MultCloud account, log in, and you will enter following interface. Click on Add Cloud Drives on the left and select Google Drive icon.

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Add Cloud Drives

Step2. Edit the Display Name and click Add Google Drive Account. There is no username and password required since MultCloud has based on standard OAuth system.

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Add Google Drive Account

Step3. Repeat the second step to add your Dropbox account to MultCloud. Then click Transfer icon on the top. You can select Google Drive and Dropbox account here.


Step4. (Optional) You can click Options here to configure more personal settings like exclude certain file types, and setting schedule backup by clicking inverted triangle icon after Run Now.

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Schedule Later

It’s easy and simple to backup Google Drive to Dropbox using MultCloud. Actually you can do more with this powerful cloud service manager. For example, you can move files between two different accounts like moving files from OneDrive to Box. If you are using Google browser, you can download the specialized application that designed for Google browser to gain better experience.

*Update: Since 4.0 version, you can sync cloud drive in MultCloud's Cloud Sync service.

Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.