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How to Export Dropbox to Google Drive?

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Posted by @Vera

Dec. 18, 2020 | 4 mins read

Summary:


Want to know how to export Dropbox to Google Drive? This post will present two methods to export files from Dropbox to Google Drive. In the two methods, you can choose the most acceptable one to transfer files from Dropbox to Google Drive.


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Problems when Using Multiple Cloud Storage Services

Nowadays, the cloud-end has become a place for many people to store files and data, so people have become accustomed to using multiple cloud drives, Dropbox and Google Drive for example, to store and share their files. Some people sync files that take up a lot of memory on their mobile phones and computers to Dropbox to free up memory and speed up the operation of phones and computers. Some people choose to share their electronic book files on Google Drive, which will help others to obtain the corresponding files on the cloud drive.

No matter what your situation is, when using multiple cloud drives to save and share files, you will unavoidably encounter the following thorny problems:

1. The current cloud storage account fails, and the files are difficult to restore.
2. Due to work needs, when large files are required to be subjected to cloud-to-cloud transfer, the download and upload speed affects work efficiency.
3. The storage space of the current cloud storage account is not enough, and you want to transfer some important files to other cloud drives.

Of course, the issue that many people are most concerned about is to transfer files from one cloud to another. On many forums, the cloud drive users will ask related questions: “How do I move Dropbox to Google Drive?” Next, this post will introduce related methods in detail, let’s get the crux!

How Do I Export Dropbox to Google Drive?

When you want to move files from Dropbox to Google Drive, the first method that comes to mind may be to download and upload. Next, this post will not only provide the detailed steps of the above method, but also provide you with a super simple method. If you are interested, continue to look down.

Copy Dropbox to Google Drive with Easiest method: MultCloud

If you want to move files faster and more convenient between cloud drives, here, it is necessary to mention a very popular multiple cloud manager-MultCloud. It supports up to 30 cloud drives commonly used, such as, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, G Suite, MEGA, Amazon S3, Box and so on.

In addition, MultCloud can achieve file transfer and sync between cloud drives effortlessly. During the transfer or sync process, the data of the file itself will not be damaged and the security of the data can well be protected and not being leaked.

Of course, there may be many products similar to MultCloud on the market. However, these similar products require users to download the installation package and install them locally. MultCloud only needs to register an account online to use related functions. Then, if you want to transfer files from Dropbox to Google Drive, it's much simpler for you to complete the operation with MultCloud using the following 3 steps.

Step 1. Sign Up. Visit MultCloud home page and create an account using your email.


Sign Up
Sign Up

Note: You can just create a temporary account by choosing “Experience without signing up”, and you need to remember your account and password so that you can log in next time.

Step 2. Add Google Drive and Dropbox to MultCloud. After signing in, click the “Add Clouds” to select Google Drive to add; add Dropbox with your account in the same way, and click "Next" icon to go to the next step.


Add Google Drive and Dropbox
Add Google Drive and Dropbox

Note: From the left panel of the "Add Clouds" interface, you can check whether the cloud drive has been added successfully.

Step 3. Transfer Dropbox to Google Drive. Click “Cloud Transfer” to select Dropbox to choose the file you want to transfer and select Google Drive to choose the target directory. Then, click “Transfer Now” icon to complete the file transfer.


Transfer from Dropbox to Google Drive
Transfer from Dropbox to Google Drive

Notes:

  • In the "Options" interface, you can choose the ways of cloud transfer by checking the functions below "General", "Email" and "Filter".

  • Cloud Transfer Options
    Cloud Transfer Options
  • If you want to automatically migrate from Dropbox to Google Drive on a regular basis, you can enable "Schedule" and MultCloud can run your tasks as scheduled.
  • If there are many folders that need to be transferred, you can close the page at the beginning of the task so as not to prevent you from handling other important things, because MultCloud can run the task in the background.

What’s more, once you settled a transfer task, you can check whether the transfer task is successful from Task Manager, you can also commit it or re-edit, delete, view logs, etc.


Task Manager
Task Manager

Export Dropbox to Google Drive with Complex Way: Downloading and Uploading

For many people who are keen on the original method of uploading and downloading, the content of the next introduction may be the part of your interest.

Step 1. Sign in your Dropbox account and click “My Files”, choose the files you want to transfer, and click the "Download" button to download the files to local end.


Download from Dropbox
Download from Dropbox

Step 2. Sign in Google Drive account, click the "Upload Folder" button, select the files you just downloaded to your local end, and execute the upload process to complete the whole task.


Upload to Google Drive
Upload to Google Drive

It is worth mentioning that the above method may waste a lot of your time, and during the upload and download process, you will inevitably have wrong operations, and the bad network speed or other reasons will cause download and upload failures as well. In any case, you can comprehensively consider your own situation and choose the method you need most.

Final Words

Following the above two methods, you can export Dropbox to Google Drive using the step-by-step guide. Of course, if you choose the former, cloud-to-cloud file transfer will become very simple. With just one login, you can transfer files from one cloud to another and manage all files on different clouds in a flexible way.

If you no longer use your Google Drive account and choose OneDrive, you can also add your OneDrive account through the "Add Clouds" function. And, when you encounter a situation where you want to transfer files and your computer is not around, you can login MultCloud on the mobile phone with a browser to transfer Dropbox to OneDrive.

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  • 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.