Why move files from OneDrive to Box?
OneDrive is a file hosting service that allows you to synchronize files and later access them from a web browser or mobile device. OneDrive provides 5 GB storage for free and 50 GB for $2/month subscription at present. Box Cloud is also a network storage device designed especially for file sharing. It comes with a lot of tools for businesses, including collaboration and file privacy control. Box offers 10 GB free online storage for personal use and 100 GB with the payment of $10/month for subscribers currently.
Users would like to transfer files from OneDrive to Box mostly out of two reasons. As covered before, OneDrive gives 5 GB for free. Therefore, personal users would transfer from OneDrive to Box to get more storage room. That is one reason. Or, to get more storage, you can create another OneDrive account and then move files between different OneDrive accounts. The other reason, for business and IT users, transferring files to Box is the most suitable way for file sharing considering the outstanding feature of Box Cloud. Of course, you may hold other reasons to move files, like you just want to give Box a shot.
How to move files from OneDrive to Box folder?
One simple and direct way to move files is downloading and uploading. You download the files you plan to move onto your local hard drive and then upload them to your Box account. If you are about to moving one single file or several files, that method could work it out. Nevertheless, it isn’t the perfect way because you have to take your network speed into consideration. If you are going to move massive files to Box, then that solution definitely doesn’t fit for you.
The fastest way of moving files from OneDrive to Box is turn to powerful clouds web service MultCloud. It is a free multiple cloud accounts manager based on OAuth system. No username and password required while authorizing MultCloud to access your files in cloud. MultCloud will make your OneDrive account and Box account into one interface for better management. If you even have other cloud accounts, use MultCloud to manage multiple cloud services in one place.
Steps to move from OneDrive to Box with MultCloud
Step1. Sign up with several clicks to create one MultCloud account, or you can experience it without signing up first. Click on Add Cloud Drives in the top-left corner after entering the main interface. Select OneDrive icon.
Step2. Edit your Display Name and click on Add OneDrive Account. By clicking this, you agree to let MultCloud access your OneDrive data.
Step3. Repeat above steps to add your Box account to MultCloud. Now you have OneDrive and Box in one window. Select the files you want to move, right-click mouse, and select Copy to.
Step4. Pitch on Box, check Move option, and click Transfer.
The process will last for a while depends on the size of your files. Using MultCloud to move files from OneDrive to Box makes every step clearer with graphical interface. MultCloud web service supports up to 26 cloud services. For instance, you can move files from Dropbox to OneDrive, schedule FTP transfer with MultCloud, and backup database to one of cloud services.
*Update: Nowadays, you can sync cloud drive in MultCloud's Cloud Sync service.