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How to Transfer Files from Dropbox to Google Drive

Would like to migrate files from Dropbox to Google Drive? Just read this article to get a useful tool to help you achieve your intention.

Author Cherry

Posted by @Cherry

Nov 2, 2018 | 3 mins read

Why Do You Want to add Files from Dropbox to Google Drive?

With the development of technology, the Cloud storage devices are more and more popular in computers. As Cloud storage devices store data online, therefore, you can use the data on any computer in anywhere as long as you have access to the Internet. Dropbox and Google Drive are two famous cloud drives and for your specially requirement, you may have more than one aforementioned cloud drive. Since both clouds have difference features, and you may want to find a tool that has the feature to move files from Dropbox to Google Drive easily. Read through this article and you may find the answer.

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    Copy Dropbox to Google Drive

How to copy files from Dropbox to Google Drive?

Sync Dropbox to Google Drive is very easy and there are two solutions for you to choose from.

  • Method 1.Traditional Way--Download and Re-upload file

    Usually, cloud drives have the feature , download and upload, which enables users to download the files from the source cloud drive to the local PC first, and then upload these files to the target cloud. To transfer Dropbox to Google Drive, first, you need download files from Dropbox to the local PC first, then, re-upload them to your Google Drive. However, this way may take a lot of time because the download and upload speed depends on the file size and the speed of the Internet.

  • Method 2. Easy Way--Transfer Files from Dropbox to Google Drive

    Using download and upload to convert data from dropbox to google drive may take a lot of time, and it should be operated manually because you cannot leave the page while downloading or uploading. Fortunately, there is another way that can help you move data from Dropbox to Google drive easily.

    MultCloud is a free cloud storage manager , which supports cloud to cloud file transfer and it can put multiple cloud storages into one platform for managing and transferring files across clouds. You can use it to migrate Dropbox to Google Drive or other clouds, if you want to create a scheduled task, then you can do a schedule file copy , etc. MultCloud supports many cloud storage services including Google Drives, G Suite, AmazonS3, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, FTP, Amazon, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, Baidu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Flickr, HubiC, Mysql, Evernote, MEGA, SugarSync.

    Now, let’s create one account with MultCloud or you can click experience without signing up if you do not want to sign up.

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    Experience Without Signing Up
    1. Step 1. 
      Add your Dropbox account and Google Drive account
      Add Cloud Drives
      Add Cloud Drives
    2. Step 2. 
      Create a Cloud Transfer task, select Dropbox as the source, select Google Drive as the destination, click “Transfer Now”, wait for the process to complete and you will find the transferred files from your Google Drive.
      Transfer Now
      Transfer files from Dropbox to Google Drive

Here is a YouTube video teaches you step by step of how to transfer files from Google Drive to Dropbox.

Transfer Files from Dropbox to Google Drive


Following the above steps, you may find that MultCloud can transfer files from Dropbox to Google Drive easily. When the Cloud Transfer task starts, you can close the website and even shut down your PC as MultCloud can process this task at the background. With the help of MultCloud, you can link Dropbox and Google Drive , and you can also copy from Onedrive to Google Drive.

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  • Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.