This article will introduce you 4 free ways to transfer Google Drive files to OneDrive. Read it and find the one that suits you most.
Nowadays, more and more users are trying to store their data on cloud storage drives. Many cloud storage drives provide a certain storage volume for free, and because of this, a lot of users sign up for many accounts or using more than one cloud drives for more free storage volume.
There are a lot of users using both Google Drive and OneDrive. When you register one Google Drive or OneDrive account, you will get 15 GB or 5 GB free storage volume. While using those two cloud drives, you may want to transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive for data backup or to distinguish between work data and personal data, including docs, sheets, photos, videos, etc. But, there comes one question on how to move from Google Drive to OneDrive?
Luckily, there are total 4 free and easy to operate solutions in this article, three of which are common ways, and the last one is a new way which is very polular because it can save you a lot of time.
The traditional way is to download files from Google Drive to your local hard drive, then, upload them to OneDrive.
The “Share” feature of cloud drives enables you to share files from Google Drive to OneDrive. No matter you share target files one by one or in one time through a folder, you have to go “Shared with me” folder and copy target files out to another folder. Then, rename target files one by one to permanently possess them.
If your account is a G Suite account for education, you can directly archive all files in your GDrive to OneDrive.
Step 1. Sign in your Google account and enter https://takeout.google.com/u/3/settings/takeout.
Step 2. In “Download your data” screen, under select your data to include, make sure “Drive” is enabled. Then, click “NEXT”.
Step 3. Under “Delivery method”, select “Add to OneDrive”.
Step 4. Click “Link account and create export” to connect your OneDrive account and export all Google Drive data to OneDrive.
Note: Once the files are uploaded to OneDrive, Google Drive is no longer responsible for the files and the content in the export is covered by the provider's terms.
All ways above can help transfer from Google Drive to OneDrive but they are a little bit complex and may take a lot of time if the file size is very large and the network is not in good condition. In the following part, you'll find a best and faster way to achieve Google Drive to OneDrive migration.
Fortunately, there is a FREE oneline cloud transfer manager tool, MultCloud, which can not only help sync Google Drive with OneDrive directly without downloading and uploading but also can manage multiple cloud drive accounts from one platfrom for transferring files across clouds.
It supports Google Drive, G Suite, OneDrive, OneDrive For Business, Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Box, Amazon S3, SugarSync, Alfresco, hubiC, Evernote, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, Baidu, MEGA, WebDAV, pCloud, Egnyte, Backblaze and FTP/SFTP. With MultCloud, you can easily manage multiple cloud drives, copy, migrate and transfer data flexibly.
To move Google Drive to OneDrive, you could follow the steps below:
Step 1. Create an account for getting a right to use MultCloud. If you do not want to create one account, it would be better if you click "Experience without signing up" so you'll get one temp account immediately.
Step 2. Add your Google Drive and OneDrive to MultCloud by clicking "Add Cloud Drives". Select them and follow the prompt to add them into MultCloud account one by one.
Step 3. To copy from Google Drive to OneDrive, here you should go to "Cloud Transfer" tab, specify source and destination cloud respectively as Google Drive and OneDrive. Then, click “Transfer Now” button and wait for the process to complete.
Finally, all your files will be transferred successfully.
Following any solution above, it can help move files from Google Drive to OneDrive. However, if your data size is a little bit large and your Inetnet connection is not good, then you may need to use the MultCloud to achieve your demand.
Besides, MultCloud can do a lot for managing your cloud drives. If you want to sync Google Photos with OneDrive, you can use "Cloud Sync" utility and if you want to move files from one Google Drive to another, you can use "Cloud Explorer" feature. It is worth to use if you have multiple cloud drives.
Multcloud Key Features
Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.
Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.
Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.