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How to Use Multiple OneDrive Accounts Windows 10

For those who have many OneDrive accounts, there is a workaround to link multiple OneDrive accounts in Windows 10.

Author MultCloud

Posted by @MultCloud

April 22,2015 | 2 mins read

Can you link multiple OneDrive accounts in Windows 10?

One person may have multiple OneDrive accounts for different reasons. He or she may have given access of some of these OneDrive accounts to other persons. Therefore, he or she wants to sync these accounts that managed by other persons to a folder of the OneDrive account that owned by himself or herself only.

If that is someone like you, you may want to integrate multiple OneDrive accounts into Windows Explorer. You can use OneDrive personal and OneDrive for business account on a same PC, but you will receive the error “You’re already syncing a personal OneDrive on this computer. Unlink that account to add a new one.” when you try to add another OneDrive account.

Though many users have such request, Microsoft does not have plans to support multiple OneDrive accounts on same computer. Luckily, there is a workaround for managing multiple OneDrive accounts in Windows 10 without the need to unlink or link several times.

Free tool to link multiple OneDrive accounts on one computer

There is a free application called MultCloud that allows you to links all your OneDrive personal and business accounts altogether. From there, you can easily access all the files saved in your OneDrive accounts and better organize them across different accounts.

For transferring files from OneDrive account to another, you can simply drag a file or folder and then drop it to another account. You use this easy method to move files from OneDrive personal to OneDrive for business accounts.

If need to transfer files to a certain location constantly, then manually do it may be cumbersome. In that case, you can set up a scheduled sync task to sync two folder on different accounts automatically.

How to add multiple OneDrive accounts with MultCloud?

With all of your OneDrive accounts linked together, you perform quick search to locate specific files and easily manage them effectively. You can refer to the following steps to link your OneDrive accounts and set up a sync task.

1. Go to the MultCloud official site and sign up for a user account. When logged in, click on “Add Cloud Drives” to add all your OneDrive accounts one by one to MultCloud.


Add Multiple OneDrive Accounts
Add Multiple OneDrive Accounts

2. After connecting all your cloud drives, click “Cloud Sync”.


Cloud Sync
Cloud Sync

3. Select the folder or cloud drive as the sync source and specify the location to receive the data. Then check the “Schedule” option. You can select One-way sync or Two-way sync.


Specify Lcation
Specify Lcation

4. In the next page, you can set a specific time to run this task daily, weekly or monthly.


Daily Schedule
Daily Schedule

5. Click “Add Task” to add this task. More details please refer to: sync cloud drive.


Add Task
Add Task

Once the task is created, it will be performed as scheduled even when you close the tab. You can also set an email notification to inform you if a sync task is performed. Besides organizing multiple OneDrive accounts in Windows 10, you can save wed files directly to cloud drive with MultCloud.

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