What’s the Advantages of Using Remote Upload?

Nowadays, many cloud storage tools have “Remote Upload” feature which enables you to upload images and programs from any URL to cloud directly. This allows much faster uploading process than uploading the actual files. Using Remote Upload has some advantages over uploading the actual files.

  • Uploading URLs do not contain the lengthy URL of the original image.
  • The speed will be faster than uploading the actual files.
  • It helps you save space on your hard drive.

Why Need to Upload to pCloud from URL?

pCloud is a secure service which lets you store up to 10GB for free, which is really attractive because not all cloud storage tools offer such preferential policies. As more and more files are stored on the hard disk, the unused space on the hard disk becomes less and less. In order to save hard disk space, we have to save files to cloud from URL directly. But there’s a problem that not all cloud storage tools has the ability to remote upload URL to cloud.

Luckily, pCloud just perfectly has stopped up a gap for these cloud drives. Not only does it provide much free space to attract users, but it also has pCloud remote upload feature that most cloud drives do not have. In the following parts, we will offer you two simple and free ways to help you upload to pCloud via URL without downloading and uploading.

Solution 1. Upload Files to pCloud via URL with pCloud

Step 1. Log in your pCloud account.
Step 2. Click “Upload” icon next to “New Folder” and you will see “Upload Manage” interface below.

Upload Manager under pCloud
Upload Manager under pCloud

Step 3. Click “Remote Upload” location, put URL that you want to upload in the box, click “Upload” button and wait for the process to complete.

Remote Upload URL to pCloud
Remote Upload URL to pCloud

Following this way, you can easily upload URL to pCloud remotely. You may find it’s ease to use and the upload speed is very fast with the “Remote Upload” feature developed by pCloud.

Here in the below part, we will introduce another way that can also help you remote upload file to pCloud with a free cloud to cloud transfer tool that’s based on the web-page, MultCloud, to you.

Solution 2. pCloud Remote Upload with MultCloud

Step 1. Create one MultCloud account. Or you can click “Experience without signning up” option to get one temp account.

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Step 2. Add pCloud from supported clouds below to MultCloud.

Add pCloud
Add pCloud

Note: MultCloud supports more than 30 cloud drives including G Suite, Google Drive, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, MEGA, Flickr, Google Photos, etc.

Step 3. Open your pCloud account through MultCloud, select “Upload” button, and click “Upload URL” in the pop-up window.

Upload URL
Upload URL

Step 4. Paste the link, hit “Upload” and wait for the process to complete.

pCloud Remote Upload
pCloud Remote Upload


  • You need to paste the link to the actual file in the “Upload” field, and not just the link to the webpage where that file is located.
  • The form of the extension name of the file must be the same as the original form, or the file will fail to be opened properly.

Following any solution from above methods, they can help you achieve pCloud remote upload quickly without using the download and upload method. You can select one that you are most interested in to perform URL upload to pCloud operation.

More about MultCloud

If you prefer to use the second method, you will find MultCloud has three main features: “Cloud Explorer”, “Cloud Transfer” and “Cloud Sync”. For “Cloud Explorer”, it can help you manage all cloud drives in one place without switching accounts. For example, it can help you manage multiple OneDrive accounts on Windows 10. For “Cloud Transfer”, it enables you to move numerous files between different cloud services at once instead of the tedious way of downloading files from one cloud and re-uploading to another again and again. For “Cloud Sync”, you are allowed to create sync relationships between cloud drives. If you want to sync from Google Drive to OneDrive, you can make full use of it.

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