Q: Hello. I have a paid Google Drive account, but am thinking about ending my plan with them and moving to Dropbox. I would like to move specific files and folders without downloading and uploading them, as I have dozens of GBs to move, and my Internet connection isn't the fastest. How do I do this?

– A Question from Dropbox Forum

Dropbox and Google Drive are two of most popular cloud storage service on the market now. Both of them have large users base, and many people may have both Dropbox and Google Drive account. So they may be faced with the same question above. Using download and upload to move files from Dropbox to Google Drive is time-consuming, especially when there is dozens of GBs data to move like the user’s question above. Fortunately, there is simple way to help you link Dropbox and Google Drive easily and quickly through a free third-party web app – MultCloud.

As a cloud storage manager, MultCloud put multiple cloud drives into one place for managing and transferring files across cloud. You can use it to transfer files from one cloud service to the other directly, or to copy or sync data between multiple accounts within the same cloud storage service, like move files from Google Drive to OneDrive, sync two Dropbox accounts etc. MultCloud support almost all mainstream cloud storage services, including Google Drives, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, AmazonS3, FTP, Amazon, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, Baidu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Flickr, HubiC, Mysql, Evernote, MEGA, SugarSync and etc.

How to copy Dropbox to Google Drive via MultCloud?

1. Create a MultCloud account free and log in.

2. In its main console, click Add Cloud Drives in the top menu and select “Dropbox” from the right cloud drive list, and then click Next.

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3. Input a display name for the account and click Add Dropbox Account. Then you will be redirected to Dropbox to sign in and link with MultCloud.

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4. Repeat previous two steps to add Google Drive account. After that, your Dropbox and Google Drive are successfully connected in MultCloud. Then you can manage them easily like syncing or copying the data between Dropbox and Google Drive accounts.

5. Click Dropbox on the left menu, it will show all the files in this account. Check the box before the file that you want to copy, right click the mouse, and then choose “Copy to” option.

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6. In the pop window, choose Google Drive as the destination, and then click Transfer. You can choose any folder under Google Drive, or create a new one as the destination folder.

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  • There is another way, you can click on the tab – “Cloud Transfer” and select Dropbox and Google Drive accounts, then click on “Transfer Now” perform the task.
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  • Besides, you can also use MultCloud's Cloud Sync service to sync between Dropbox and Google Drive directly. There are 8 sync ways in all.

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In conclusion, MultCloud makes it as easy as possible to copy Dropbox to Google Drive. With help of this cloud transfer, you can move, copy or synchronize data between different clouds or manage multiple accounts of same could service in one place as easy as ABC.

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