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How to Move Google Photos to OneDrive Simply and Effectively?

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Mar. 3, 2020 | 4 mins read

Author Bryce


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This paper will tell you how to move photos from Google Photos to OneDrive via a free and powerful web-based cloud file transfer manager – MultCloud.

Can I Move Photos from Google Photos to OneDrive?

“I have stored a lot of photos on Google Photos. Now, I would like to transfer all my photos from Google Photos to OneDrive to backup these photos. But I don’t want to suffer from downloading all photos from Google Photos to local drive and then uploading them to OneDrive. How can I transfer photos to OneDrive in an easier way? Any advice will be appreciated!”

You Can Apply an Online File Transfer Service

It is really troublesome and time-consuming to migrate photos files to OneDrive via downloading and uploading. At this point, it is recommended to apply an online cloud file transfer service like MultCloud, which enables you to transfer photos between different cloud drives including Google Photos and OneDrive. It is with an intuitive and user-friendly interface, therefore, it is very easy to use. As it is a free web-based application, thus you don’t have to install additional application on your computer.

Detailed Steps to Move Google Photos to OneDrive

To make use of MultCloud to move pictures from Google Photos to OneDrive, enter the official website of MultCloud, create a free account, sin in and follow the steps given below:

Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 1. Click “Add Cloud Drives”, choose Google Photos and press Next to add Google Photos. Then add OneDrive account in MultCloud using the same way.

Add Google Photos
Add Google Photos

Note: If you have several OneDrive accounts to add, you need to sign in each account through OneDrive official website first, then go back to MultCloud to add.

Step 2. After adding Google Photos and OneDrive in MultCloud, click “Cloud Transfer” at the tool bar. In the “Cloud Transfer” interface, click From: Select the directory you want to transfer to add Google Photos and click To: Select the target directory you want to save the files to to add OneDrive.

Cloud Transfer
Cloud Transfer

Step 3. Having selected Google Photos as the source directory and OneDrive as destination place, you can click “Transfer Now” to commit your task.

Move Google Photos to OneDrive
Move from Google Photos to OneDrive


  • The “Options” make it possible to send email notification, exclude certain files from being transferred and etc.
  • The “Schedule” enables to perform the task once, daily, weekly or monthly.

After moving Google Photos to OneDrive, click the button next to your user name to enter the interface that all tasks will be listed. Here are five options for you: Schedule, Options, Delete, View Log and Properties.

Cloud Transfer Success
Cloud Transfer Success


Obviously, you can move Google Photos to OneDrive easily with MultCloud and it allows you to transfer files even after the power is off. As you can see, MultCloud has "Cloud Explorer" and "Cloud Sync" feature in addition to "Cloud Transfer".

For "Cloud Explorer", it has "Upload", "Download", "Copy", "Copy to", "Share", etc funtions. You can do the operations like you do them through cloud drive itself. If you want to upload to Google Drive from URL, you can use this feature.

For "Cloud Sync", it can help create sync relationships across cloud drives. It you want to sync Google Photos to OneDrive, you can use "Cloud Sync".

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