Simple way to sync Google Drive to OneDrive free with the help of a safe and free cloud to cloud file transfer web app---MultCloud.
You will find 3 free ways to help you sync data from Google Drive to OneDrive and you could choose one to perform the Google Drive and OneDeive migration based on your preference.
Using cloud storage as a backup way is more and more popular now. Most cloud services provide the version of desktop and mobile phone for their users so that they can access these storage files whenever and wherever. It is commonly seen that one person own multiple cloud accounts in order to get maximum free storage. Google Drive and OneDrive are two of the most famous and powerful cloud services that are widely used worldwide.
Google Drive offers users 15 GB of free storage and upgrade options with charging a monthly fee. OneDrive, integrated tightly with Microsoft Office, offers 5 GB of storage space free of charge. Users could purchase additional storage separately or through subscriptions to other Microsoft services such as Office 365.
It is safe to say that having several clouds means spending more time managing them. In this situation, synchronization is a good solution to integrate multiple clouds. So is there any way to sync Google Drive with OneDrive free? Yes! The following part will introduce three ways to help you.
This is a traditional way to sync one cloud to another. To backup Google Drive to OneDrive, you can also use this method.
Step 1: Login your Google Drive account.
Step 2: Select all the files and click on “Download” button to download them to your local storage.
Step 3: Login OneDrive account.
Step 4: Click on “+ New” button to add all the downloaded files to OneDrive.
But before operating with this method, there are some potential problems that you have to pay attention to:
Google Takeout is also called "Download your data" that allows users to export their data from Google Photos, Google Keep, YouTube, Google Drive, etc to an archive file so that users can transfer data to local PC, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive or Box. So, you can use this method to sync Google Drive and OneDrive.
Step 1: Move to the website of Google Takeout and log in.
Step 2: Select Drive to export and click on “Next step” icon to continue.
Step 3: Select “Add to OneDrive” option as the delivery method, click on "Link account and create archive" icon and accept the permissions that Google Takeout sends to you.
Step 4: Sign in your OneDrive account and move to "Files" interface and you can see the exported data from Google Photos in "Google Download Your Data" folder.
Solution 2 can help you avoid downloading and uploading but it requires the high speed and uninterrupted network or the process need to be re-started once the Internet is interrupted. So is it possible to avoid these problems? Yes! You can use a free third-party tool called MultCloud to perform the task.
Compared with Solution 1 and Solution 2, with “Cloud Sync” feature, MultCloud has prominent advantages as below.
4 steps to copy from Google Drive to OneDrive below.
Step 1: Sign Up and Add Google Drive. Create a MultCloud account free and log in. Click “Add Clouds” button to choose Google Drive.
Step 2: Authorize Google Drive. Click “Next” button to confirm the required authorities. Edit the Display Name as you wish and click on “Add Google Drive Account”.
Step 3: Add OneDrive. Repeat previous two steps to add OneDrive to MultCloud.
Step 4: Sync Files from Google Drive to OneDrive with "Cloud Sync" Task. Click on the ""Cloud Sync" icon and select Google Drive as the source and OneDrive as the destination. Then click on “Sync Now” to sync from Google Drive to OneDrive.
This paper introduces three solutions to sync Google Drive with OneDrive free and you can choose one method as you like. Conversely, you can also directly sync OneDrive and Google Drive with the help of MultCloud if MultCloud is your choice.
MultCloud supports OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, FTP, MySQL MEGA and other more than 30 cloud services. Besides “Cloud Sync” feature, MultCloud also has “Cloud Transfer” and “Cloud Explorer” functions. So as long as you have cloud drives that MultCloud supports, you can realize quick remote upload to MEGA, Dropbox to OneDrive migration or upload to Google Drive form URL if necessary.
MultCloud Supports Clouds
Multcloud Key Features
Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.
Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.
Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.