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Two Solutions to Sync Multiple Google Drive Accounts

Sync data from one Google Drive to another with MultCloud.

Author Vera

Posted by @Vera

July 2, 2019 | 3 mins read

If you have multiple Google Drive accounts, you may have spent a lot of time managing them. Synchronization might be a good solution for you to collaborate with different accounts because it saves your time and energy and helps you avoid switching accounts. However, Google Drive doesn’t allow users to sync multiple Google Drive accounts on same computer. So is there any way to realize synchronization between multiple Google Drive accounts? The answer is Yes! There are two ways can achieve the goal.

Solution 1: Sync Two Google Drive Accounts with "Sharing" Feature

Basically, you can use Google Drive "Sharing" feature to backup Google Drive accounts. Here are detailed steps.

Step 1: Login one of your Google Drive accounts through the official site.
Step 2: Press "+" button to create a new folder. To identify this folder, you can name it as "Synced".
Step 3: Move all files placed under the account to "Synced" folder.
Step 4: Select "Synced" folder and right click "Share" and then you can see such an interface below. Enter the username or email address that is linked to your another account and click on "Send".


Share with Others
Sync Google Drive Accounts with "Sharing" Feature

Step 5: Login the account that you want to sync to.
Step 6: Open "Shared with me" interface, and you can view the "Synced" folder.
Step 7: Select the folder and right click "Add to My Drive".

In 7 steps, you can sync your Google Drive accounts. If you think it is still tiresome to create a new folder and move all the files to it, you can follow Solution 2, a simpler method to achieve your goal.

Solution 2: Sync Multiple Google Drive Accounts with MultCloud

Yes, you can take advantage of a free third-party tool MultCloud to merge your Google Drive accounts. MultCloud is professional in managing several clouds and has an excellent "Cloud Sync" feature for users, so you can not only use Google Drive accounts on same computer, but also easily sync them. Now, let's see how it works.

Step 1. Sign up

To make use of MultCloud, you need to sign up first.


Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 2. Add clouds

Add your Google Drive accounts to MultCloud.


Add Google Drive
Add Google Drive to MultCloud

Step 3. Create Cloud Sync Task

Click on "Cloud Sync" button on the tab, select one Google Drive as the source and another one as the destination and then click on "Sync Now" to complete the task.


Sync Multiple Google Drive Accounts
Sync Several Google Drive Accounts

Final Words

These solutions mentioned above can help you sync multiple Google Drive accounts and you can choose one of them based on your preference. Besides "Cloud Sync" feature, MultCloud has "Cloud Explorer" and "Cloud Transfer" functions for 33 clouds. With "Cloud Explorer" feature, you can manage your multiple cloud accounts, share files, or upload and download files quickly. For example, you can easily upload files to Mega or perform safe file sharing. "Cloud Transfer" function allows you to transfer files from one to another without downloading, thus you can transfer Google Docs from one to another without downloading or move Dropbox to Amazon quickly if you want.

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.