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How to Copy from OneDrive to Dropbox?

Would you want to copy files from OneDrive to Dropbox? The MultCloud will help you integrate those two cloud drives together and manage it better.


Posted by @Cherry

Aug 23, 2016 | 3 mins read



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What Should You Do While You Want to Copy from OneDrive to Dropbox?

You may use multiple cloud storage drives, which you have to face the problem that the data on different cloud drives are inconvenient for management. For example, if you want to copy files from OneDrive to Dropbox, how can you do?

Fortunately, there is a free App MultCloud, which can help you integrate multiple cloud drives into one place such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, Hubic, Evernote, OneDrive, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP. With MultCloud, you can manage your multiple cloud drives simpler and easier. If you would like to copy from OneDrive to Dropbox with MultCloud, it would be easier and more flexible.

How MultCloud Works?

MultCloud has many features that you can migrate your files from one cloud drive to anther cloud drive, such as “Copy”, “Copy to”, “Transfer”, you can even use the “Drag & Drop” to copy files from one to another. Well, how to copy OneDrive to Dropbox with MultCloud?

First, register a MultCloud account quickly.

Create an account
Create an account

Then, add your OneDrive account and Dropbox account to the MultCloud. Click Add Cloud Drives, select OneDrive and click Next to move on.

Add OneDrive
Add OneDrive

Here you should click "Add OneDrive Account". It will connect to a page that you should input the information of your OneDrive account and it will ask you for permission.

OneDrive Account
OneDrive Account

Next, you need to use the same way to add your Dropbox to your MultCloud by clicking Add Cloud Drives, selecting Dropbox, and clicking "Next".

Add Dropbox
Add Dropbox

Click Add Dropbox Account to add it to MultCloud.


Note: If you have other cloud drives, you can integrate all of them by MultCloud.

After adding OneDrive and Dropbox to your MultCloud, you can use it to copy from OneDrive to Dropbox easily.

Using the “Copy” or “Copy to” function

“Copy” and “Copy to” should be a good way to copy files from OneDrive to Dropbox. Right-click the file/folder you want to copy in OneDrive, select “Copy” or “Copy to” at the menu.

Copy and Copy to
Copy and Copy to

If you choose the “Copy”, you should go to the Dropbox, right-click the blank space and click “Paste” to copy the files from OneDrive to Dropbox. If you choose “Copy to”, it will pop out a window for you to choose the Dropbox as the destination place to store the file/folder (you can also choose multiple cloud drives to copy file/folder to different cloud drives).

Using the “Transfer” function

Another way to copy OneDrive to Dropbox directly is to use the “Transfer” function of MultCloud. Click “Transfer” at the top of the page. And then, select the OneDrive as the source directory and select the Dropbox as the destination directory. Then, click "Run Now" to launch the task (if you want to do it later, you can set up a time in Schedule Later).


With the Transfer function, you can copy from one cloud drive to another more flexible. It can run the task in background, even if you shut off the computer, it can be executed. Besides, you can set up more in Options, like email notification, once the task finished, it will notify you by sending an email to you.

Using “Drag & Drop” function

The “Drag & Drop” should be the easiest way to copy file/folder from OneDrive to Dropbox. Drag the file/folder you want to copy in OneDrive and drop it to Dropbox at the left pane directly. Then, wait a second, it will be copy to Dropbox successfully.

Drag and Drop
Drag and Drop


MultCloud is a remarkable app that can help you combine OneDrive, Dropbox and Google Drive and many other cloud drives. It also should be the best cloud migrator that can migrate files between different cloud storage services, for example, it can migrate data between CloudMe and Cubby, move photos from Flickr to Google Drive, and many more.

Update: Nowadays, you can sync cloud drive in MultCloud's Cloud Sync service.

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