By Nicky / Last Updated September 11, 2020

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Can I convert Google Drive to OneDrive?

Nowadays, more and more users choose to store their data on cloud drives. Many cloud storage drives provide a certain storage volume for free, and user should pay to get more. Therefore, many users sign up for many accounts of one cloud drive or using more than one cloud drives for more free storage volume.

In this case, users have more and more choice to store and manage their data with the growing number of Cloud service providers. Meanwhile, cloud data transferring is not unfamiliar to everyone because they need transfer and manage data on different cloud drives. For example, if they have an account of Google Drive and an account of Onedrive, you may need to move data from Google Drive to Onedrive sometimes.

If you have the need to convert Google Drive to OneDrive, you can read on to learn how to transfer data from Google Drive to Onedrive with detailed steps.

Way 1. How to convert Google Drive to OneDrive manually?

If you want to transfer data from Google Drive to OneDrive, you can download all the data placed under Google Drive first and then upload to OneDrive. However, this traditional way is a bit of time-wasting and annoying for the following reasons.

Step 1. Log in your old Google Drive account.

Step 2. Create a new folder to store all files under the root directory of your Google Drive. Collect all the files and put them in a new folder.

Step 3. Right-click the new folder, click “Download” button and wait for the process to complete.

Google Drive Download

Note: The Google server will compress all the files into a single zip file. When the download is finished, you can unzip the file and extract all your files from the single zip file.

Step 4. Click the “Start” button in the lower-left corner of the desktop. Then, search “OneDrive” through your PC, click “Open”.

Step 5. Enter your email address and password to sign in. Then, click “Open My OneDrive Folder” and your files will be listed here.

Step 6. Drag and drop or copy and paste the files/folders you want to add into the OneDrive folder.

Windows Explorer OneDrive

Note:

  • Speed of the Internet will affect the process of downloading and uploading process.

  • You have to delete the downloaded data on your local PC because they take up a lot of disk space.

  • You need to keep waiting until the data to be downloaded and uploaded successfully or you have to re-download or re-upload if the process is paused because of the unconnected Internet.

If you don't want to go through the bothering process, is there a way for you to migrate Google Drive to OneDrive easily? Yes, you can transfer all data from Google Drive to OneDrive automatically and directly with the help of a free third-party tool CBackupper.

Way 2. How to convert Google Drive to OneDrive automatically?

CBackupper is a free web services for cloud transfer that does not require downloading and installation, you just need to create an account in website and log in to use it. On it, you can add multiple cloud storage services like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc. to transfer data transfer Google Drive data to OneDrive account or other brand cloud you added directly and quickly.

What’s more, it allows you to select transfer certain or all data files on Google Drive to transfer. In addition, it even supports scheduled backup task in Specific time/Daily/Weekly/Monthly mode, then, data will be backed up between two cloud drives at a regular interval or simply for a special timing automatically. You can follow the steps below to do google drive to onedrive data migration with CBackupper.

Step 1. Create a CBackupper account freely and sign in.

Sign Up

Step 2. Add and authorize your Dropbox and Google Drive under the “Clouds” tab.

Add Cloud

Note: CBackupper bases on standard OAuth system that can ensure your account’s security. There is no need to worry about personal information data disclosure.

Step 3. Click on “Tasks” tab at the top of the page, then, click “Create Task” button to create backup task.

Create Task

Step 4. Name your backup task, click “Add Source” button to add a cloud as the backup source. Similarly, click “Add Destination” button to add Google Drive as the backup destination.

Add Source

Step 5. (Optional) Click "Setting” button to create scheduled Backup task. Then, click "Start Backup” in the lower right corner to perform task.

Note:

  • You can click “Settings” button before starting backup to enjoy “File Filter” features. It can help you exclude certain types of files or contain only specified types of files when transferring.

  • You can enable email notification under “Settings”. Then, once the task succeeds or fails, you will receive an email from CBackupper.

Verdict

That’s all about how to convert Google Drive to OneDrive, following any way from above , it can help you achieve it. However, if your data size is a little bit large and your Inetnet connection is not very good, you’d better use CBackupper directly to save time and effort.

And besides cloud transfer, CBackupper can also be a professional cloud drive manager. With it, you can easily manage multiple cloud storage accounts on one computer without switching accounts or having several clients running in the background. It is worth to use if you have multiple cloud drives.