Well, the deadline is quickly approaching: you have until March 11 to install Drive File Stream or Google Backup and Sync, the replacement apps by Google. To install Google Drive File Stream on your personal computer, visit and click on the download for Windows button. After the installer has downloaded to your computer's drive, launch it and follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing the Google Drive File Stream client. The one caveat to this is the sync is one-way only (hence backup). If you add files to the directory on Google Drive, they will not sync to your local drive. Replacing with Drive File Stream. A short video guide how use Google Drive file stream to import files. Google Drive app for iOS and Android — Upload to Google Drive on the go. Auto upload to Google Drive through iOS and Android apps is also a good idea. Google Workspace provides flexible storage options so you will always have enough space for your files. With centralized administration, data loss prevention, and Vault for Drive, you can easily manage users and file sharing to help meet data compliance needs.

Why Migrate Google Drive to OneDrive?

Nowadays, more and more users are trying to store their data on cloud storage drives. Many cloudstoragedrives provide a certain storage space for free, and because of this, a lot of users sign up formanyaccounts or using more than one cloud drives for more free storage space.

There are a lot of users using both Google Drive and OneDrive. When you register one Google DriveorOneDrive account, you will get 15 GB or 5 GB free storage space. While using those two clouddrives, youmay want to transfer files from Google Driveto OneDrivefor data backup or to distinguish between work data and personal data, including docs, sheets,photos,videos, etc. But, there comes one question on how to move from Google Drive to OneDrive?

Luckily, there are total 4 free and easy to operate solutions in this article, three of which arecommonways, and the last one is a new way which is very polular because it can save you a lot oftime.

How to Move Files from Google Drive to OneDrive in Common Ways?

Method 1. Download and Upload

The traditional way is to download files from Google Drive to your local hard drive, then, uploadthem toOneDrive.

Method 2. Share Certain Files to OneDrive account

The “Share” feature of cloud drives enables you to share files from Google Drive to OneDrive. Nomatteryou share target files one by one or in one time through a folder, you have to go “Shared withme” folderand copy target files out to another folder. Then, rename target files one by one to permanentlypossessthem.


Method 3. Archive whole Google Drive to OneDrive

If your account is a G Suite account for education, you can directly archive all files in yourGDrive toOneDrive.

Step 1. Sign in your Google account and enter https://takeout.google.com/u/3/settings/takeout.
Step 2. In “Download your data” screen, under select your data to include, makesure“Drive” is enabled. Then, click “NEXT”.

Step 3. Under “Delivery method”, select “Add to OneDrive”.

Step 4. Click “Link account and create export” to connect your OneDrive account and exportallGoogle Drive data to OneDrive.

Note: Once the files are uploaded to OneDrive, Google Drive is no longer responsiblefor thefiles and the content in the export is covered by the provider's terms.

All ways above can help transfer from Google Drive to OneDrive but they are a little bit complexand may take a lot of time if the file size is very large and the network is not in goodcondition. In thefollowing part, you'll find a best and faster way to achieve Google Drive to OneDrivemigration.

How to Move Files from Google Drive to OneDrive in Efficient Way?

Fortunately, there is a FREE oneline cloud transfer manager tool,MultCloud, which can not only help sync Google Drive withOneDrive directlywithout downloading and uploading but also can manage multiple cloud drive accounts from oneplatfrom fortransferring files across clouds.

It supports Google Drive, G Suite, OneDrive, OneDrive For Business, Dropbox, Dropbox Business,Box,Amazon S3, SugarSync, Alfresco, hubiC, Evernote, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex,HiDrive, MySQL,Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, Baidu, MEGA, WebDAV, pCloud, Egnyte, Backblaze andFTP/SFTP. WithMultCloud, you can easily manage multiple cloud drives, copy, migrate and transfer dataflexibly.

To move Google Drive to OneDrive, you could follow the steps below:

Step 1. Create an account for getting a right to use MultCloud. If you do not want to create oneaccount,it would be better if you click 'Experience without signing up' so you'llget one temp account immediately.

Step 2. Add your Google Drive and OneDrive to MultCloud by clicking 'Add Cloud Drives'.Selectthem and follow the prompt to add them into MultCloud account one by one.

Step 3. To copy Google Drive to OneDrive, here you should go to 'Cloud Transfer' tab,specifysource and destination cloud respectively as Google Drive and OneDrive. Then, click “TransferNow”button and wait for the process to complete.

Finally, all your files will be transferred successfully.


  • If you want to transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive, while creating the task,you couldenable 'Delete all source files after transfer is complete.' under'Options' soMultCloud will delete all your files saved in Google Drive automatically after thetransfer iscomplete.

  • If you do not want to transfer whole Google Drive to OneDrive, you can select foldersyou want totransfer under Google Drive as the source.
  • For “Cloud Transfer” feature, it supports transferring folder only. If you want totransfer severalfiles separately, please use “Copy” and “Paste” feature through “CloudExplorer”.
  • MultCloud is free to use. But if you want to test the super-fast transfer speed, youcould upgrade your account topremium account so MultCloud uses 10 threads to move your files.

Google Drive File Stream Onedrive


Google File And Stream


Following any solution above, it can help move files from Google Drive to OneDrive. However, ifyour datasize is a little bit large and your Inetnet connection is not good, then you may need to use theMultCloudto achieve your demand.

Besides, MultCloud can do a lot for managing your cloud drives. If you want to sync Google Photos with OneDrive,you canuse 'Cloud Sync' utility and if you want to move files from oneGoogle Drive toanother, you can use 'Cloud Explorer' feature. It is worth to use if you havemultiple clouddrives.

Coments are closed

Most Viewed Posts

  • Chal Mera Putt 2 Amazon Prime
  • Openssl C Library
  • Apple Orders
  • Pretty Little Liars Amazon Prime

Scroll to top