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Solved: 3 Ways to Migrate Personal Google Drive to G Suite

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Jan. 13, 2020 | 4 mins read

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Wanna migrate personal Google Drive to G Suite? 3 free and easy ways to achieve on how to migrate personal google drive to g suite will be listed in this post.


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How Do I Transfer Google Drive to G Suite?


Transfer from Google Drive to G Suite
Transfer from Google Drive to G Suite

“Hi there, I have one personal Google Drive account and one company G Suite account. I have a lot of files in my Google Drive and I want to transfer all files from my personal Google Drive to G Suite for file management. Thus, I would like to know that, is there any solution that can help me transfer from Google Drive to G Suite easily? Can someone tell me the solution? Thanks”

Nowadays, almost everyone would ask above problem whether you are at school, at the company, or at other institutions. Many organizations are using G Suite for staff management and document management. However, the problem is that how to achieve migration between Google Drive and G Suite. Here in this post, you will find three ways to help you move from personal Google Drive to G Suite.

How to Migrate Personal Google Drive to G Suite?

Method 1. Download and Upload

Step 1. Log in your personal Google Drive account.
Step 2. Select files and folders that you want to download to your local drive, select “Download” button and wait for the process to complete.


Download Files from Google Drive
Download Files from Google Drive

Step 3. Log in your G Suite account.
Step 4. Click “Upload” button to upload files from your local drive to your G Suite account and wait for the process to complete.

Note: After downloading folders to your PC, they will be converted into corresponding filename.zip files. If you need to upload original folders to your G Suite account, then you need to extract these files first before uploading.

Method 2. Use “Share” utility with Google Drive

Step 1. Log in your personal account.
Step 2. Select all files and folders under this cloud and click “Share” button.


Share
Share

Step 3. Enter your G Suite account as the recipient, assign permissions “Is owner” to your G Suite under the “Advanced”, click “Send” button and wait for the process to complete.


Share Settings 2
Share Settings 2

Step 4. Log in your G Suite account and you will find these files and folders under “My Drive” of your account.

Note: After selecting “Is owner”, the ownership will be transferred to your company G Suite account and you cannot change the permissions anymore.

Following these methods can be useful to these users whose data is not very large to migrate personal Google Drive to G Suite. If the data size is very large, then it would take a lot of time to complete the migration process.

Using method 1, the time that needs to download files is based on your Internet connection and you cannot close the page until the process is done. You cannot change the share settings after using the method 2. To avoid such a situation, here we will offer a popular way for you to help you transfer between Google Drive to G Suite to overcome the limitations of the traditional ways.

Method 3. Transfer Personal Google Drive to G Suite with MultCloud

Using MultCloud, a free cloud file manager aims at transferring files from one cloud to other clouds from one platform without downloading and uploading could be a smart way to help you achieve your demand.

Currently, MultCloud supports more than 30 clouds including G Suite, Dropbox for Business, OneDrive for Business, OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. With the help of MultCloud, it can help you complete your task with ease. Following parts will guide you step by step to achieve personal Google Drive to G Suite migration.

Step 1. Create One MultCloud Account

Before performing the operation, it’s necessary to have one MultCloud account. You may need to create it or click “Experience without signing up” option to get one temp account to have a try.


Create an account
Create an account

Step 2. Add Clouds to MultCloud

After logging in MultCloud, you should add your Google Drive and G Suite to MultCloud by clicking “Add Clouds” icon. Click “Google Drive” from listed cloud drives and follow the instruction to complete adding it to MultCloud.


Add Google Drive
Add Google Drive

Follow the same instructions to add G Suite to MultCloud. But there’s a slight difference in adding G Suite to MultCloud. Before adding it to MultCloud, you need to check the prerequisites given below.


Add G Suite
Add G Suite

Pre-requisites:

  • To add G Suite to MultCloud, you need to confirm if you have the G Suite administrator permissions. If you do not have it, contact your G Suite administrator and assign it to you.
  • 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 “DOMAIL INSTALL”.

When the above conditions are all ready, go back to MultCloud to add G Suite to MultCloud.

Step 3. Google Drive to G Suite Transfer with “Cloud Transfer”

Go to “Cloud Transfer”, select entire Google Drive as the source, select directory to store personal Google Drive under G Suite as the destination, click “Transfer Now” and wait for the process to complete.


Migrate from Personal Google Drive to G Suite
Migrate from Personal Google Drive to G Suite

Notes:

  • G Suite cannot be selected as the destination. You need to select its subdirectory as the destination path.
  • “Cloud Transfer” utility supports transferring folders only. If you want to transfer files only, please use “Cloud Explorer”.

Summary

You can easily migrate personal Google Drive to G suite following any solution from above methods. You can select the one that you are most interested in to perform the migration process. If you prefer to use the new way with MultCloud, in addition to “Cloud Transfer”, MultCloud also has “Cloud Explorer” and “Cloud Sync”.

As Google Drive is widely used by us due to its powerful features, if you want to transfer all files from Google Drive to another account, you can use “Cloud Explorer”. If you would like to create sync relationships between clouds like syncing Google Drive with Dropbox, you can use “Cloud Sync”.

MultCloud Supports Clouds

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.