Migrating Google Drive to OneDrive for Business

Problem Google said they will cut off the unlimited support storage for non-enterprise customer "Google is Killing Unlimited Drive Storage for Non-Enterprise Users | PetaPixel" . So if you are the user of the Google Drive is a good indication you should move from the Google Drive to another platform. One of the promised platforms is Office 365. This because: If you are academic, NGO, and SMB. The Microsoft 365 subscription is really cost effective compared with 20$ / month for google drive. It has a great integration with Microsoft Office It well integrated with Windows 11 and it has less footprint than the others. The problem is how to migrate your storage from Google Drive to OneDrive for Business easily. This article will Solution Solution A. Sync with Your Desktop Install the Google Drive app - Download - Google Drive Login with your Google ID Create a folder to download your entire file in Google Drive Install the OneDrive App - Download the OneDrive App for PC, Mac, Android, or iOS – Microsoft OneDrive Make sure that you already clean up your storage in OneDrive or at least you place it into one Folder Point the folder to sync with the similar folder in Google Drive Let's the Sync Happen The drawback of this solution is you should make sure that your PC is turn-on. It is a good solution if you want to sync plus having a local backup. Solution B. Sync with All way Sync This solution is great if you have a quick connection. You can download Free File Synchronization, Backup, Data Replication, PC Sync Software, Freeware, File Sync, Data Synchronization Software | Allway Sync – File Synchronization That Works. And start to Sync between Google Drive and OneDrive for Business. The drawback is you should but additional license if you need a pro license. Solution C. Sync with Multcloud This is my preferred solution. But you should be careful because you data can be read by the third party. If you use this service be sure to delete the permission after you migrate your content. You can see the video tutorial here.   Conclusion Solution Advantage Disadvantage Recommendation Sync with Your Desktop Having local copies Can continue anytime Privacy safe Conflict might be happened PC Should on Use this if you need a backup copy All Way Sync Can handle conflict Simple to setup Privacy Safe Might need additional license PC Should on Use this if you need privacy and quick configuration Multcloud Automatic Fast Simple to setup Privacy (you store a token in Multcloud) Need additional license if your traffic is more than 30 GB Use this If you need fastest migration  

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