What Is OneDrive Migration?
Migrating OneDrive means that transferring document, programs, photos, videos, etc. from OneDrive to other cloud storage accounts. For example, migrating content from OneDrive to Google Drive, Dropbox, MEGA, pCloud, etc. Sometimes, it also means transferring files from other clouds to OneDrive. Such as Dropbox to OneDrive transfer, Dropbox to Google Drive transfer, etc.
Why Migrate from OneDrive to Google Drive?
As we all know, OneDrive and Google Drive are the leading cloud storage providers in the cloud industry. Both OneDrive and Google Drive offers several features to attract users. Why do users need to transfer from OneDrive to Google Drive? The following are the reasons：
- OneDrive offers 5 GB free storage space for free while Google Drive starts with 15 GB free space for free.
- When you search on Google Drive, as you type, it may immediately populate potential results below the search box. Contrary to Microsoft’s OneDrive search, the latter does nothing until you press the Enter key on the keyboard.
How to Migrate OneDrive to Google Drive？
As we all know, the most common method we use is to download files from a cloud drive to the computer first and then upload the downloaded files to another cloud drive. In fact, this method is time-consuming and all operations depend on your network connection. So is there any simpler and more straightforward way? Among all the solutions on the market, the free and reliable multiple cloud storage manager, MultCloud, is a recommended tool.
MultCloud, as an online professional cloud transfer service, which can not only help manage multiple cloud drive accounts within one login; but also can transfer files from one cloud to others directly without logging in and out, switching accounts, downloading and uploading, etc.
It currently supports more than 30+ leading clouds in the market, including Google Drive, G Suite, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, MEGA, Flickr, Google Photos, etc. If you want to migrate Dropbox to OneDrive all at once, MultCloud will be your best choice.
Here are steps on how to migrate OneDrive to Google Drive.
Step 1. Create one MultCloud account or you could click on “Experience without signing up” option to get one temp account to test it. Or, you can log in directly with your Google+ or Facebook account. After logging in MultCloud account, you will get 30 GB free data traffic to transfer files between clouds.
Step 2. Add your OneDrive and Google Drive account to MultCloud. Click on “Add Clouds” button, select OneDrive below to add, click “Next” button and follow the instructions to complete cloud adding. Follow the same process to add your Google Drive account to MultCloud.
MultCloud has no limit to the numbers of cloud to add. If you have multiple cloud accounts, you can add them all to MultCloud for better managing.
Step 3. Migrate OneDrive to Google Drive with “Cloud Transfer”. For “Cloud Transfer”, it can help transfer entire cloud to another directly. So here you can use “Cloud Transfer” to achieve your goal. Select OneDrive as the source, select Google Drive as the destination, click on “Transfer Now” button and the process will start.
You don’t have to worry about a lot of complete steps, and you don’t have to wait a long time. As long as the task starts, you can close the page and even close your computer because MultCloud can run your task in the background.
More About Cloud Transfer While Migrating Data
When you create the transfer task, you can see there are three settings at the bottom of the interface: “Options”, “Schedule” and “Task”.
“Options”: You can set advanced settings here. For example, if you want to delete all source files after transfer is complete, you can enable that feature. More importantly, MultCloud allows you to filter certain files from being transferred.
“Schedule”: MultCloud can let you schedule automatic cloud to cloud transfer at a regular interval to keep your data safe, which is very useful when we need to transfer, backup or sync files frequently.
Email Notification: If you often need to transfer data between clouds, you can also enable “Email Notification” so you will know the transfer result(whether the task is “success” or “failure”) in time.
Task: MultCloud allows you to customize your task name so that you can better manage your files.
The Bottom Line
With all of the above highlights, MultCloud is really a good helper for all cloud users who need to manage multiple cloud accounts and transfer files between cloud drives. For these users who use cloud frequently, MultCloud can help you get rid of poor network connection limitations, the dilemma of multi-cloud management, etc. The only drawback is MultCloud does not have any desktop app or mobile app now.