How to Shift Files between Cloud Services

How to Shift Files between Cloud Services

Cloud service doesn’t need any introduction, it is one of the most widely used service by most of the users. In past times it has gained massive popularity . Many a times we struggle between various cloud holding platforms, to save data. Due to this sometimes you may feel the need to sync files between different services or transfer them from one service to another.

There are several ways to transfer data, today in this article we will show you how to move files from one cloud storage service to another:

How to sync data amongst cloud services

When there are fewer files on your cloud storage, transferring them from one platform to another is not a problem. You can do so by downloading them on your Pc and uploading them back on a new cloud storage service. However, the same thing is to be done on huge amount of data stored then it is a time consuming and effortful and lengthy process.

However, to solve this problem you can use any of the services available. There are quite a few services that automate the process, some of them are even for free. They help you transfer the data and save bandwidth.

In this article we will discuss about MultCloud, it is a free web-based service. Using it you can easily transfer files between two of the most popular cloud services: Google Drive and Dropbox. You can even sync other accounts also using MultCloud.

Also Read: 10 Best Online Cloud Backup & Storage Services 2017

Google Drive and Dropbox are amongst the most popular cloud storage platforms, so we are using them as an example.

How to use MultCloud and shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

MultCloud is free web-based service that lets you sync data between various cloud storage platforms. It has a simple interface which even the first time user can use easily, without facing any problem. Since the service is web-based you there is no need to install it on your PC. You just need to visit the website by clicking on this link.

  1. What I love about MultCloud is that there is no need to signup for an account. To begin you can simply click on the “Experience without signing up” link.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. Now, click on “Add Cloud Drives” option present in the right pane to add cloud drives.
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  1. Choose your cloud drive from the list and click on “Next”.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. Click on “Add Google Drive Account”.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. You’ll be send to Google’s secured login page, to sign in to your Google Account.
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  1. Allow MultCloud to access your account.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. Once you confirm, MultCloud will get entry to your Google Drive account. You will now be able to see a list of all your GDrive files on the MultCloud window.
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  1. Now select your second cloud backup account in the same way. Add Cloud Drives then Dropbox and Next.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. Enter your Dropbox details and allow to MultCloud to access your Dropbox account.
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  1. Once you allow, you’ll be taken to the MultiCloud page, here click on the “Cloud Transfer” option.
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  1. Click on “Select the Directory you want to transfer”and select the exact files/folders you want to shift.
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  1. You can chose any folder of your choice from Google Drive to Dropbox. Click on “OK”after making your choice.

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  1. Now choose your “Target directory”, which, will be the second drive you selected.
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  1. Once you have selected both source and destination, click on “Transfer Now”.shift files from Google Drive to Dropbox

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  1. When the transfer is done successfully you will receive a “Success” message
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  1. To confirm visit your Dropbox dashboard and check for the transfered data.
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Alternate ways to sync files between several File-Hosting Services

MultCloud is definitely the best option, but it is not the only one you can use. You can other services: Cloudsfer and Mover.io to transfer files, but there free edition has certain limitations. Using Cloudsfer you can transfer only 5GB of data transfer for free.

MultCloud, offers a huge 2TB of transfers before you’ll need to subscribe to the paid version

Wrap Up:

Syncing between different cloud storage services is one of the simplest things to do, without even paying a dime. You can use any of the above options mentioned in the article to complete your task. This way you will be able to have your important data on various places. Also if one doesn’t work you don’t have to worry you will have other options.

Preeti Seth

Preeti Seth

Preeti is a technical writer with Systweak. She covers new technology and troubleshooting. She loves gadgets and is an avid reader. In her free time, she likes to travel and explore new places solo.

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