Have no idea of how to sync Google Photos with OneDrive? In this article, 3 free solutions to sync Google Photos to OneDrive will be introduced in this post.
"I want to backup my Google Photos to OneDrive, is there any way can help me?"
If you also have such a demand, you might have tried hard to find solutions too because neither Google Photos nor OneDrive allows syncing with the other brands of cloud services directly. So how to achieve the goal? The following part will tell you the answer.
In this part, two common ways will be introduced and you could choose one based on your preference.
Solution 1: Download and Upload
Step 1: Go to the official site of Google Photos and log in your accounts.
Step 2: Select all the photos and click on "Download" button to download them to your local PC.
Step 3: Log in OneDrive.
Step 4: Click on "+ New" to upload the files.
You are able to move photos from Google Photos to OneDrive through this way but you may need to notice some tips below before you perform the operations via Solution 1.
Solution 2: Use Google Takeout
Google Takeout, also called "Download your data", is a project that allows users of Google products to export their data from Google Photos, Google Keep, YouTube, Google Map, etc to an archive file so that users can transfer data to local PC, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive or Box. You can also backup Google Photos to OneDrive in this way.
Step 1: Go to the official site of Google Takeout and log in your accounts.
Step 2: Select Google Photos to export and click on "Next step" button.
Step 3: Select "Add to OneDrive" option as the delivery method and click on "Link account and create archive" icon.
Step 4: Accept the permissions that Google Takeout sends to you.
Step 5: 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.
You don't have to download the files first by using Google Takeout, but when you try to migrate files with this method, you need to notice these tips.
If it is a bit of annoying for you to download and upload files or the speed of the Internet is slow, there is another method that can help you---you can make full use of a free third party tool, MultCloud, which is capable of syncing files across clouds based on web from one console without downloading and uploading.
With the professional multiple cloud manager, MultCloud, you neither have to download files nor worry about the Internet speed---because MultCloud allows you to directly use Google Photos and OneDrive on one platform and the process of synchronizing runs on the server. Let's have a closer look at how it works.
Before doing the operations, you need to create one MultCloud account. If you do not want to register it, you could click "Experiece without signing up".
Click on "Add Clouds" and add Google Photos and OneDrive to MultCloud.
"Cloud Sync" allows you quickly to achieve your goal. Click on "Cloud Sync" icon and select Google Photos as the source and OneDrive as the destination. Then click on "Sync Now" to realize the migration.
Note: The operation is going to sync all the data under Google Photos to OneDrive. If you just want to sync several folders to OneDrive, you cloud select folders that need to sync as the source.
This article introduces 3 methods on how to sync Google Photos with OneDrive, you can choose the method that you like to help you perform the operation. Besides "Cloud Sync" feature, MultCloud also has "Cloud Explorer" and "Cloud Transfer" functions.
"Cloud Explorer" function allows you to share, encrypt files, manage multiple clouds, remote upload, etc. So you can remote upload to Google Drive or manage multiple OneDrive Accounts if necessary. Moreover, if you want to transfer Google Drive to Dropbox or move files from Google Drive to OneDrive, "Cloud Transfer" function can help you.
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.