Best Way to Migrate Dropbox to OneDrive

Preface

Nowadays, cloud service has been becoming an important part of people’s daily life. It allows users to save and access data online without the limitations of time and place. With cloud service, sharing data with friends and co-workers is much easier than before. Among many cloud drives, Dropbox and OneDrive are two of the most popular cloud services worldwide. Many of us have accounts on both, then transferring files from Dropbox to OneDrive effectively can be a problem.

If you only have a small size of data, you may think that transferring data from one cloud to another is not a challenge. Most people would choose to download the files first and then re-upload them to another cloud. However, what if you have a large number of data to migrate?

Actually, there are many useful third-party services available to migrate Dropbox to OneDrive. In this article, we will discuss the easiest methods to move files.

How to Transfer Dropbox to OneDrive?

Move Dropbox to OneDrive by Downloading and Re-uploading:

This is a common way to move files from Dropbox to OneDrive. Nevertheless, as mentioned before, if you have large files to transfer, this method may cost much of your time. Here are the steps that you can follow:

  • Go to Dropbox and sign in.
  • Download the files that you want to transfer.
  • Then log in to your OneDrive.
  • Click Upload to re-upload those files that you have downloaded from Dropbox to OneDrive.

As you can see, it’s cumbersome to download first and upload again. Why complicate things when there are more convenient ways to do it?

Transfer Dropbox to OneDrive by the Transferring Feature of Dropbox

Another solution to migrate Dropbox to OneDrive is to use the Dropbox transfer feature. Intelligent Dropbox allows users to transfer large files by sending an email or a link to the recipient. If you are a basic plan user, you can transfer files up to 100MB. But if you want to transfer larger files, you need to upgrade your account. Now, you can follow the operations below:

  • Log in to your Dropbox account.
  • Select the files you want to transfer, and then click Transfer on the right corner.
  • Click Create Transfer on the pop-up window.
  • Then you can choose to send a link or an email.

Migrate Dropbox to OneDrive by Using MultCloud

Actually, the simplest way to transfer Dropbox to OneDrive is using MultCloud, a professional cloud file manager. With this technical third-party service, you can also transfer Google Drive to OneDrive, migrate MEGA to Flickr easily and directly. In a word, you can manage all your cloud drives in only one place with just one login. Currently, MultCloud supports many popular cloud services in the market such as Google Drive, Google Photos, MEGA, G Suite, OneDrive, Dropbox and so on.

However, to use this useful service, the very first thing is that you should sign up for a MultCloud account. And then you can manage your data and cloud drives on MultCloud with ease. It sounds very simple, isn’t it? If you are interested in how to transfer Dropbox to OneDrive efficiently with MultCloud, you can read further to get the basic steps.

Since MultCloud is a web app, you don’t need to download any application to your computer. So, you can directly go to the browser and visit the official website of MultCloud.

Step 1: Sign up for free by your email. Alternatively, you can simply log in with your Facebook or Google account.

Step 2: From the left menu, you can see My Cloud Drives. Then you are supposed to select Add Cloud to add Dropbox and OneDrive to MultCloud (you can follow the easy guidance showing in the next window to complete the adding task).

Step 3: Now, head to Cloud Transfer on the upper right side, and then choose Dropbox as the source directory and OneDrive as the target directory. Next, click Transfer Now to start the transferring process. After that, all you need to do is to wait for the task to an end.

In addition to Cloud Transfer, there are many helpful features you can enjoy when using MutlCloud to transfer your files from one cloud service to another. For example, if you only want to transfer videos from Dropbox to OneDrive, you can use the feature called Filter to select videos very quickly.

Meanwhile, MultCloud is based on data traffic to transfer files, so you don’t need to sit in front of the computer to supervise the process, and it can run the transferring process in the background. Moreover, MultCloud offers free users 30GB data traffic every month for free. If you upgrade your account, you can get more data traffic.

Besides, in case you don’t know when the transferring process is finished, you can choose an intelligent feature that is named “Send email notification when completing this task” by clicking Options (the cog icon).

What’s more, if you want to delete the data that you have just transferred from Dropbox to OneDrive, MultCloud can work it out easily by ticking “Delete all source files after transfer is complete”, which is very user-friendly.

On top of Cloud Transfer, users could also sync files easily and quickly by using the Cloud Sync feature of MultCloud. To meet most people’s needs, there are 9 sync modes in total such as Move Sync, Cumulative Sync, Update Sync, Full Backup Sync, Real Time Sync and so on. Also, if you have problems in transferring files from links, torrent files or magnet links, you can try Remote Upload to do you a favor.

Conclusion

MultCloud offers users a convenient platform to collect and manage all of their cloud services efficiently. By using this wonderful third-party app, users can easily transfer, sync, upload, delete, share, download, copy and rename files and data in each cloud drive. With MultCloud, you don’t need to worry about spending much time transferring files from one cloud to another anymore.