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About SugarSync

SugarSync is a cloud service that allows you to back up, sync, and share files across multiple devices, like computers, smartphones, and tablets. It offers features similar to other cloud storage services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive, but with some unique capabilities.

SugarSync provides an intuitive interface for you to backup, sync, or share files, it’s easy to operate. Once you have backed up files to SugarSync, you can access them on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android as long as you have an Internet connection. Besides, SugarSync keeps track of file versions, so you can easily restore previous versions of a file if needed.

If you would like to share SugarSync files, you can use the SugarSync built-in share features to create public links to share files with anyone or share files privately with specific people. Moreover, you can share SugarSync files and folders more professionally. Let’s find out from the below parts.

Way 1. Best Free Way for SugarSync File Sharing

To effectively and easily share SugarSync files and folders all at once, it’s highly recommended to try the best free cloud file-sharing tool - MultCloud.

  • MultCloud is not only a powerful web-based multi-cloud storage manager but also a comprehensive file-sharing software.
  • You can share SugarSync files publicly or privately (in a password-protected way) with others, even if the recipient does not have a SugarSync account.
  • Share SugarSync files and folders simultaneously instead of sharing them one by one.
  • It supports over 30 mainstream clouds, including SugarSync, OneDrive, Dropbox, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Google Workspace, Shared Drive, Google Photos, Shared with Me, Dropbox for Business, Amazon S3, Box, Box for Business, FTP, MySQL, NAS, pCloud, MEGA, and many more.
  • Offers more share options, like email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Pinterest, and LinkedIn compared with SugarSync share options.

SugarSync File Sharing in 4 Quick Steps

How to easily share SugarSync files and folders? Check the following steps with MultCloud:

1. Please log in to your MultCloud account after signing up.

2. Click Add Cloud under My Online Services, choose SugarSync from the right, and input your credentials to add.

Add SugarSync
Add SugarSync

3. SugarSync will be automatically listed from the left side, then open a folder, select SugarSync files and folders, choose Share from the top menu, and Share with MultCloud.

Share SugarSync Files with MultCloud
Share SugarSync Files with MultCloud

4. Tick Private Share, or Public Share, and hit Create Share.

Create Share for SugarSync
Create Share for SugarSync

5. Copy the shared link to others, or send the link via email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Pinterest, or LinkedIn.

Way 2. SugarSync File Sharing with SugarSync Built-in Share

It’s different to share SugarSync files and folders, so we will share SugarSync folders and files separately. Find out the detailed steps.

SugarSync Folder Sharing in 6 Steps

1. Please log in to your SugarSync account from the SugarSync website.

2. Tick a folder, tap the Share icon from the top menu, or hit Invite from the right side to open the Share window.

Share Privately on SugarSync Web App
Share Privately on SugarSync Web App

3. Choose Share Privately or Share Public Link according to your needs. Here we choose Share Privately.

Share Option
Share Option


4. Tick All recipient to add, edit, delete, and sync files under Editing Permission, Input the email addresses of the recipients, and Personal Message.

5. Hit Send Invitation.

6. Review the SugarSync file sharing and hit Done if it’s set up correctly.

Share Done
Share Done

You can only share one folder at a time, if you choose multiple folders in SugarSync, the Share option will be gone.

SugarSync File Sharing in Easy Steps

1. Open the SugarSync web app and log in with your account.

2. Under the CLOUD tab, select a file you’d like to share, and tap the Share icon from the top menu.

Share SugarSync File
Share SugarSync File

3. Choose a method to share, including Copy Public Link, Email Public Link, and Share Public Link on Twitter. We choose the second one.

SugarSync Share Options
SugarSync Share Options

4. Input the email address of the recipient and hit Send Invitation to share SugarSync file.

Email Public Link
Email Public Link

5. Once the recipient opens the link, they can download the file to computer.

Download Shared SugarSync File
Download Shared SugarSync File

However, you can only share one file at a time, you can’t share multiple SugarSync files simultaneously. If you want to share multiple files, you can put these files into a folder, then share SugarSync folder to get it done.

2 Tips for SugarSync File Sharing

Besides, you have other ways to manage your SugarSync files effectively, like request files from other into your SugarSync folder, transfer files between SugarSync accounts, or migrate files from SugarSync to Google Drive, or anything else. You can find answers from the below parts.

Tip 1. SugarSync Request Files from Others

If you would like to request files from other from SugarSync, you can’t do it in the SugarSync official website, it’s not supported. But you have an effective way to make it come true, share with MultCloud, and then enable Allow to upload, then the recipient receive the link, and they can upload files according to your demands to the shared folder without granting access to them.

1. Please ensure you have shared a SugarSync folder where you want to collect files from others.

2. Then go to Shares from the left side, find the folder, and toggle on the option to Allow to Upload.

Allow to Upload
Allow to Upload

3. Share the shared link with others, and then they can upload files to the shared folder.

After uploading files from all others, you can manage these files as you want. With the same process, you can perform a Google Drive file request.

Tip 2. Transfer Files Between SugarSync Accounts

On the other hand, you might need to transfer files between clouds for file sharing. If you’d like to migrate SugarSync to another SugarSync account, try the Cloud Transfer feature to accomplish this job.

1. Please add SugarSync accounts to your MultCloud by clicking Add Cloud.

2. Then go to Cloud Transfer, and choose one SugarSync account as the source and another SugarSync account as the destination.

Transfer SugarSync to Another Account
Transfer SugarSync to Another Account

3. Press the Transfer Now button to transfer files between SugarSync accounts.


  • You can set up Transfer methods, Email, and Filter in Options according to your demands. If you want to free up space on SugarSync, you can hit Options > Transfer > Delete all source files after transfer is complete to automatically delete files from SugarSync once the task is completed. Use Filter to only transfer certain files you’d like to move.
  • Automatic transfer between SugarSync can be done with Schedule, enable it and you can run the task daily, weekly, monthly, even the time you specified.
  • Unlock to enjoy all the premium features, including Filter, Schedule, much more data traffic, fast transfer speed, and more.
  • Smart Share: Share cloud files via public, private, or source mode.
  • One-key Move: Quick data transfer, sync, and backup among clouds.
  • Email Archive: Protect emails to other clouds or local disks.
  • Remote upload: Effectively save web files to clouds via URL.
  • Safe: Full-time 256-bit AES and OAuth authorization protections.
  • Easy: Access and manage all clouds in one place with one login.
  • Extensive: 30+ clouds and on-premise services are supported.

On the Bottom Line

From now on, you can do the SugarSync file sharing securely and collaborate with others effectively. Besides, you can enjoy other features in MultCloud, like moving files from one Google Drive to another account all at once, archiving Gmail and Outlook emails to other clouds in PDF file format, saving webpage as PDF, or PNG, and many more.

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