Overview of Dropbox and Yandex (Disk)
Compared to physical storage methods, the cloud storage service comes with obvious benefits, including more accessible data storage, ease to share files with friends, family and co-workers, remote work, etc. Among all available options, Dropbox and Yandex are two of the most popular cloud-based storage services, and quite a few users are searching for a way to move Dropbox content to Yandex.
What makes them decide to do so? One of the most reasons might be their different free storage space: Yandex Disk offers 5 GB while Dropbox only provides free users with 2GB, which will be quickly used up. Besides, the Yandex provides the following features in addition to Disk:
✚Mail: keep emails safe with automatic spam filtering, viruses protection. A good soultion for work and personal correspondences with a built-in translator.
✚Telemost: create a video meeting by link. No matter you want to organize work conferences, chat with family, and host video parties, it can satisfy you well.
✚Calendar: set up a calender for planning your day-to-day tasks, from regular events to important business meetings.
✚Notes: make a list of new ideas, lecture notes, recipes, make grocery lists and plan our your vacation clearly. Update them anywhere and anytime.
✚Messenger: combine critical messenger functions and add other necessary features for business work such as inviting teams or departments to a group chat.
How to Move Dropbox Content to Yandex?
From above, we can learn that the Yandex Disk has many outstanding features to make work and life easy. If you are attracted and want to move data from Dropbox to Yandex, there are 2 methods you can try.
Method 1. Manually Download and Upload
To transfer one cloud data to another cloud, the most traditional and workable method should be downloading them from the source cloud to your local device, and then re-uploading them to the target cloud.
Step 1. Login your Dropx account on your web browser, select the files you want to donwload and click on "Download".
Note: all files you download will be a zip folder, before re-uploading them to Yandex, please decompress them.
Step 2. Login the Yandex account on browser as well, click "Disk" on the top toolbar.
Step 3. Enter the Yandex Disk interface, click "Upload" and choose Dropbox data you just download to the local storage.
Method 2. Manually Drag and Drop
Besides maually downloading and re-uploading to move Dropbox to Yandex, you can also download Dropbox and Yandex Disk App on your computer and directly move data between those two clouds.
Step 1. Download Dropbox and Yandex.Disk App. Then launch both cloud applications.
Step 2. Click the left mouse button or tap once on the files in Dropbox, and hold to grab the highlited data. Drag them toward the Yandex Disk by moving the cursor.
Method 3. Automatically Transfer from Dropbox to Yandex (Recommended)
The above 2 methods can help a lot in the situation where you just have a few files to move to Yandex from Dropbox. If you want to move all data from Dropbox to Yandex, we more recommend you using a professional cloud transfer tool: MultCloud. This cloud manager supports more than 30 popular cloud drives, including Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Yandex, MEGA, Google Photos, and so on. You can add all your clouds (data) into MultCloud and manage them in the one platform.
- Cloud Transfer: cloud to cloud data transfer without downloading and uploading.
- Cloud Sync: sync data between clouds or real time sycn data when changes happes..
- Cloud Backup: backup one cloud to another and restore them easily whenever necessary.
- Remote Upload:directly save files to cloud storage from link, torrents,magnets.
To move a large amount of data from Dropbox to Yandex, you can make use of “Cloud Transfer”. Just do as the below steps:
Step 1. Sign up free or log in with your Google / Facebook account.
Step 2. Click "Add Cloud" and choose "Dropbox" to add to MultCloud.
Step 3. Do as above to add "Yandex" to MultCloud as well.
Step 4. Then click "Cloud Transfer". Select Dropbox or a file/ folder inside as the source directory and Yandex (files or folder) as the destination directory.
Step 5. Click on "Transfer Now" to start the operation immediately.
For more advanced settings, you can click the "Options" and "Schedule"at the bottom. The "Options" contain"Email" (send email to you as long as the task is done), “Filter” (choose not to / only to transfer files with specific extension); if the files already exist in the target directory, you can choose to skip, overwrite or reaname it. Besides, you can also delete all source files in the source cloud after the task is complete, which can help free up cloud space.
The "Schedule" setting, as its name suggests, allows you to set up a specific time in daily, weekly and monthly to make the transfer automatically start.
In this post, we introduce 3 methods for you to move Dropbox data to Yandex. Choose one according to your requirements and situation. If you have registered many cloud drives to keep data safe and often need to perform data transfer, the MultCloud is a wise choice. Then you don’t need to download and re-upload while using local storage space as transit.
In addition to cloud data transfer, the MultCloud has the "Cloud Sync" to always keep two cloud data same. For business cloud owners, it also develops the “Team Transfer”, which is able to transfer multiple accounts from one business cloud platform to another.