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[Solved] How to Migrate from Dropbox for Business to G Suite Directly?

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Mar. 16, 2020 | 3 mins read

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In this post, you will find a free and tested way to help copy Dropbox for Business to G Suite without downloading and uploading with a free and professional cloud transfer manager tool, MultCloud.

About Dropbox for Business and G Suite

Dropbox for Business is a file sharing service launched by Dropbox, which is targeted at companies and enterprises and it’s widely used by many companies and enterprises due to the security and features.

G Suite is a set of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, and products developed by Google and it’s also widely used by many organizations, companies, etc due to the storage space. In addition to space, G Suite offers extras. You can get shared calendars, video conferencing and more...

Why Transfer from Dropbox for Business to G Suite?


G Suite
G Suite

It’s really hard for us to tell which one is better to use because each cloud has its unique features. However, if there are a lots of files that need to store in your company, then you can select G Suite as your cloud storage tool because it offers unlimited space as long as you have more than 5 users on this plan while Dropbox for Business Plus plan offers 2TB space and it does not have unlimited space plan. So, for these organizations who have been using Dropbox for Business to store work files, projects, etc but the space is getting less now, it’s sensible to select G Suite as Dropbox for Business alternative.

But there comes a question on how to move from Dropbox for Business to G Suite without downloading and uploading so that all users can be transferred into G Suite directly? Luckily, here in this article we will introduce a free cloud transfer manager tool, MultCloud, to help achieve Dropbox for Business to G Suite migration.

Why Choose MultCloud?

As on online cloud to cloud transfer tool, MultCloud can not only help transfer files from one cloud to others directly without downloading and uploading, but also supports syncing files across cloud drives. The main features of MultCloud are as follows:

  • It supports transferring/syncing large data in one go.
  • It's completely free to use.
  • It's easy to manage cloud drive accounts together from one place within one account.
  • It supports transferring, syncing or backing up files in the backupground even through the broswer has closed.
  • It supports saving web files directly to cloud drive.

How to Migrate from Dropbox for Business to G Suite with MultCloud?

In this part, we will offer you detailed steps about how to achieve this operation.

Step 1. Create One MultCloud Account

Create one MultCloud account or you can click “Experience without signing up” option to get a temp account so you can test it.


Create an account
Create an account

Step 2. Add Clouds

Click “Dropbox for Business”cloud from listed clouds and follow the instruction to complete adding your Dropbox for Business account to MultCloud.


Add Dropbox for Business
Add Dropbox for Business

And add your G Suite to MultCloud following the instruction below.


Add G Suite
Add G Suite

Notes:

  • The connection between G Suite and MultCloud is only available for G Suite administrator.
  • Before adding G Suite to MultCloud, you need to log in G Suite official website first.
  • You need to install “Cloud Transfer---MultCloud" first through G Suite Marketplace app and install it through “DOMAIN INSTALL”.

  • Domain Install
    Domain Install
  • After that, go back to MultCloud to add your G Suite to MultCloud.

Step 3. Migrate between Dropbox for Business to G Suite with “Cloud Transfer”

Go to “Cloud Transfer”, select whole Dropbox for Business as the source, select directory to store these users under G Suite as the destination, click “Transfer Now” and wait for the process to complete.


Migrate from Dropbox for Business to G Suite
Migrate from Dropbox for Business to G Suite

Notes:

  • If you want to transfer some users(members) only under Dropbox for Business, you could select these users manaully through “Multi-selection”.

  • Multi-selection under Dropbox for Business
    Multi-selection under Dropbox for Business
  • G Suite cannot be selected as the destination. You need to select its subdirectory as the destination path.

Summary

You can easily migrate from Dropbox for Business to G suite within just three steps. In addition to “Cloud Transfer” feature, MultCloud also has “Cloud Explorer” and “Cloud Sync”. For “Cloud Explorer”, it can help you connect all your clouds to MultCloud. If you want to manage several OneDrive accounts on same PC, you can make full use of it. For “Cloud Sync”, it can help you create sync relationships between cloud drives. Whenever people add, modify or delete files on one of their cloud drives, the files will also be synced to the destination cloud. If you want to sync Google Photos with OneDrive, you can use it.

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