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Why Transfer Photos to SugarSync?

When it comes to photo storage, SugarSync is a unique cloud storage solution with lots of benefits. It offers convenient access from a variety of devices in addition to a safe backup. SugarSync is a great option because it's very convenient to share images with friends and family.

How do I add a folder to SugarSync? Let's delve into the steps to transfer your photos seamlessly. At the same time, we will offer you a warm tip to migrate photos and files from SugarSync to another cloud like Dropbox, Google Drive, and more.

How to Transfer Photos to SugarSync

Make sure you have PhotoSync installed on your original device and have an internet connection before you begin. You may refer to the following material to acquire the specific instructions for moving images from your Android or iPhone:

Step 1: Select a folder on your original device that holds images or movies.

Step 2: Select the images and videos you want to synchronize with your SugarSync account by tapping their thumbnails. A red button will appear upon tapping. To deselect, simply tap again. Refer to the next step for additional syncing options.

Select Photos
Select Photos

Step 3: Press the red sync button, and then choose your preferred action type: New, Selected, or All.

Choose SugarSync
Choose SugarSync

Step 4: To upload photos to SugarSync, choose the destination for your transfer. If you intend to transfer to your SugarSync account, tap the SugarSync button.

Before your initial transfer to SugarSync, it's necessary to authenticate with your SugarSync account. PhotoSync will guide you through this process.

Enter your SugarSync password and SugarSync account (the email address you used to register for SugarSync) in the SugarSync authorization window. After entering your credentials, tap the Link button. You will be redirected to PhotoSync, and after a brief moment, your transfer will commence. After backing up photos to SugarSync, you can check your photos on the cloud.

Advanced Tip: How to Transfer SugarSync to Another Cloud

We have learned how to transfer photos to SugarSync. Nonetheless, SugarSync's cost could be deemed rather elevated in contrast to certain other cloud storage providers. Budget-conscious users may find more affordable options like OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. So, how can I transfer my SugarSync files and images to a different cloud? Use MultCloud.


With the help of a single interface, customers can manage and move files between multiple cloud storage providers thanks to a service called MultCloud. The Cloud Transfer feature, which makes it easier to move files and data between various cloud storage accounts, is one particularly noteworthy feature.

  • Transfers can be scheduled automatically: MultCloud lets users plan when files should be transferred across cloud accounts. 4 options are provided such as running at a designated time, daily, weekly, or monthly.
  • Centralized Management: By eliminating the need to log in and out of several accounts, users may streamline the file transfer process by managing multiple cloud storage accounts  and services from a single dashboard.
  • Multi-Threaded Transfers: By enabling multi-threaded transfers, the service improves the efficiency and speed of file transfers between various cloud storage providers.
  • Offline Transfer across Clouds: MultCloud consumes data traffic when moving files between cloud drives. Once you start the process, files can be migrated in the background even though your network is not stable.

Now, let’s dive in how to transfer files from SugarSync to another cloud, and we will take Google Drive as an example:

Step 1: Sign in to MultCloud via your Facebook/Google account on the web. Or, you can create a new account by your email for free.

Step 2: Navigate to Add Cloud on the left navigation bar. Add SugarSync and Google Drive respectively by hitting their icons and following on-screen tips.

Add SugarSync and Google Drive
Add SugarSync and Google Drive

Step 3: Navigate to Cloud Transfer on the left taskbar. Choose files you want to transfer from SugarSync as the source cloud and select Google Drive as the destination. After that, initiate the task by hitting Transfer Now.

Transfer SugarSync to Google Drive
Transfer SugarSync to Google Drive

If you want to create automatic transfer tasks, you can hit the Schedule button. There are 4 options that you can choose from, including moving at a specific time, daily, weekly, and monthly. Meanwhile, you can oversee the process by going to Task List on the left-upper side. Similarly, you can also move files from Google Drive to Dropbox.

On top of the Cloud Transfer feature, MultCloud also allows you to sync and backup data between cloud drives simply and directly. Specifically, MultCloud's Cloud Sync allows users to sync files and folders in real-time between different cloud storage accounts. Any changes made in one cloud account are automatically reflected in the synchronized locations.

Cloud Sync Options
Cloud Sync Options

Also, MultCloud provides the flexibility of selecting specific files or folders for sync. Users can customize their sync preferences based on their needs and priorities. Meanwhile, MultCloud's Cloud Backup feature enables users to set up automated and scheduled backups of their data. This guarantees that crucial data and files are automatically backed up on a regular basis.


You can utilize the Cloud Backup option to offer an extra degree of security to your data. For instance, you can backup Google Photos to Synology NAS directly and seamlessly. Similar to the Cloud Transfer feature, you can backup files between cloud drives automatically on time.

In the End

In conclusion, transferring photos to SugarSync is a hassle-free process that ensures the safety and accessibility of your cherished memories. Whether you follow the straightforward steps by using MultCloud or use the manual download-and-upload method, the goal is to provide a user-friendly experience.

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