Can You Transfer Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive?

Migrate Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive
Migrate Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive

Cloud storage services become an important part of daily life and organizational collaboration. Among all the famous clouds, the two most important cloud storage services are Dropbox and OneDrive. Most cloud users own at least one of these accounts.

Dropbox is a well-known cloud storage service that offers 2 GB of free storage for you to store files like documents, photos, and videos on the cloud. Microsoft OneDrive is a file sync, file-sharing, and cloud storage service that lets you back up your photos, videos, and other files to the cloud for quickly accessing them from any device. OneDrive provides 5 GB of free storage for storing photos, videos, and other documents.

If you are using Dropbox and OneDrive together, you can follow this complete guide to copy photos from Dropbox to OneDrive. Then you can free up Dropbox storage, sync photos with your local device through OneDrive desktop and mobile apps, or easily share Dropbox photos with OneDrive users. 

How to Transfer Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive Efficiently

The most convenient way to transfer Dropbox photos to OneDrive requires no operation like downloading and uploading. Instead, you just need a free and professional cloud file manager called MultCloud. MultCloud is a third-party multiple cloud storage manager that supports more than 30 leading clouds and can help you transfer anything between clouds with a single click.

  • Efficient: One-key backup, sync, and transfer data across clouds.
  • Automatic: Scheduled and offline data transfer with file filter.
  • Fast: 10 high-speed threads for clout-to-cloud data transfer.
  • Safe: 256-bit AES encryption and OAuth authorization system.
  • Extensive: 30+ personal and business clouds are supported.

Among the most unique features of MultCloud, including Cloud Transfer, Cloud Sync, Cloud Backup, and Team Transfer, the Cloud Transfer function can best help you move Dropbox photos to OneDrive without any risk of data loss.

How to Move Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive via Cloud Transfer

Step 1. Create a MultCloud account and log in.

Step 2. Click Add Cloud > Dropbox (Dropbox Business) and log in to your Dropbox account in the pop-up window. Then add your OneDrive (OneDrive for Business) account to MultCloud as well.

Add Dropbox and OneDrive to MultCloud
Add Dropbox and OneDrive to MultCloud

Step 3. Click “Cloud Transfer” on the left. In the left square, choose photos, videos, or albums in Dropbox as the source. In the right square, choose a folder in OneDrive as the destination.

Step 4. Click “Transfer Now” and MultCloud will transfer your photos from Dropbox to OneDrive as soon as possible.

Transfer from Dropbox to OneDrive via Cloud Transfer
Transfer from Dropbox to OneDrive via Cloud Transfer

Tips:

  • In the “Options”, you can choose “Delete all source files after transfer is complete.” to migrate your photos from Dropbox to OneDrive.
  • You can subscribe MultCloud to get lightning-fast transfer speed and more data traffic. What’s more, you can then set up a daily, weekly, or monthly automatic transfer plan in the “Schedule”.
Cloud Transfer Options
Cloud Transfer Options
Cloud Transfer Schedules
Cloud Transfer Schedules

Bonus Tip: How to Merge Dropbox and OneDrive Photos

If you move photos and videos from Dropbox to OneDrive only for collecting all your photos, here’s another way to easily manage and access your Dropbox and OneDrive photos. That is to use the Cloud Sync function of MultCloud to sync Dropbox to OneDrive in real-time and two-way sync mode. In this way, you can conveniently access photos both from Dropbox and OneDrive without switching accounts.

Cloud Sync offers 10 excellent sync modes for you to sync photos between Dropbox and OneDrive. For free users, you can use 4 help modes like Simple Sync and Real Time Sync in one-way or two-way. If you are a MultCloud subscriber, you can then enjoy all the 10 modes, including 6 advanced one-way sync modes: Mirror Sync, Move Sync, Incremental Sync, Cumulative Sync, Update Sync, and Full Backup Sync.

10 Cloud Sync Modes
10 Cloud Sync Modes

Step 1. After adding Dropbox and OneDrive to MultCloud, click “Cloud Sync” on the left.

Step 2. Click the left square to choose the photo folder in Dropbox as the source, and click the right square to choose a folder in OneDrive as the destination.

Step 3. Click “Options” to set up your Dropbox to OneDrive photo synchronization.

Step 4. Click “Sync Now” and MultCloud will seamlessly sync photos from Dropbox to OneDrive immediately.

Sync Dropbox and OneDrive Photos via Cloud Sync
Sync Dropbox and OneDrive Photos via Cloud Sync

How to Transfer Photos from Dropbox to OneDrive Manually

If you only have a few photos that need to be transferred from Dropbox to OneDrive, you can also use the traditional method to download photos from Dropbox and re-upload photos to OneDrive. But it would be a waste of time if you use this method to migrate a large number of photos.

Step 1. Log in to your Dropbox on the browser.

Step 2. Tick the photos and videos that you want to move to OneDrive and click “Download” in the feature bar above.

Download from Dropbox
Download from Dropbox

Step 3. Unzip the downloaded file into a folder.

Step 4. Log in to your OneDrive.

Step 5. Click “Upload” above and navigate to your downloaded photos in the pop-up window, then click “Open” to upload photos to OneDrive.

Upload to OneDrive
Upload to OneDrive

In the End

Now you can choose the best way you like to transfer photos from Dropbox to OneDrive. To largely save your time and energy, MultCloud may be your best choice since you can simply transfer without downloading and uploading. What’s more, MultCloud can also help you backup Dropbox to OneDrive easily via its Cloud Backup function, And you can manage or restore each version of your backed-up photos directly in MultCloud.

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