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The Guide of OneDrive to OneDrive for Business Migration

This article will introduce you a complete guide to migrate files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business. Follow the methods and steps to complete the transfer.

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Nov 28, 2019 | 3 mins read

Author MultCloud

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Common Case

"I have a lot of cloud drive accounts, but the cloud drives I usually use are OneDrive and OneDrive for Business, which can store my personal and work files. Sometimes, for some reason, I want to transfer some of my personal data from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business, what should I do?"

This is a question asked by a friend of mine, and I have seen it from many forums. Now more and more users are willing to store their data in cloud drives, and cloud services have become one of the most widely used services for most users. Among different cloud drives, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business are cloud drives that most users are using. Are you worring about this issue like my friends and many forum users? Don't worry any more, I will introduce two detailed guides of OneDrive to OneDrive for Business migration in two ways below.


Migrate OneDrive to OneDrive for Business
Migrate OneDrive to OneDrive for Business

Method 1. The Manual Way of Constant Downloads and Uploads

Step 1. Visit the OneDrive official website.
Step 2. Select the files you want to migrate and click the “Download” button to download them to your PC.


Download from OneDrive
Download from OneDrive

Step 3. Come to the OneDrive for Business page, click “Upload” button, create a new folder and choose the file you downloaded from OneDrive.


Upload under OneDrive for Business
Upload under OneDrive for Business

Note: This is a traditional and manual method that requires downloading the file first and uploading it later. This method is particularly cumbersome and time-consuming if the file is large and the network is not fast. So, next, I will introduce another simple method to help you achieve the migration from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business without any downloading and uploading.

Method 2. The Effortless Guide of OneDrive to OneDrive for Business Migration

This simple tool is MultCloud, and it's completely free. It is a multiple cloud storage manager. Users can use this web application to quickly organize and manage multiple cloud drives at one place. It supports many popular cloud services such as Google Drive, G Suite, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Box, Amazon S3 and more.

With it, you can easily achieve flexible data replication, migration, and synchronization between different cloud drives. What's cool is that you can close the page or even the PC as soon as the transfer task starts, because MultCloud can run tasks in the background. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1. Create an account for getting a right to use MultCloud, or you can click “Experience without signing”.


Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 2. Click "Add Clouds" button to add your OneDrive and OneDrive for Business accounts to MultCloud.


Add OneDrive and OneDrive for Business
Add OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

Step 3. Click “Cloud Transfer”. Choose OneDrive and OneDrive for Business as the source and the destination. Then hit “Transfer Now”.


Transfer OneDrive to OneDrive for Business
Transfer OneDrive to OneDrive for Business

Conclusion

This is the guide of moving files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business. We can also find that the easiest way is to use MultCloud, a cloud file manager, to achieve OneDrive to OneDrive for Business migration. With it, you only need three steps! If you are still thinking about how to transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive for Business, MultCloud may help you a lot.

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