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  

Open in Desktop App is not working in Office 365

Problem You obtain the OneDrive link, SharePoint link, Teams files, or Open in desktop app in Office online. You said that the Word/PowerPoint/Excel is opening. But nothing happens Causes This problem happens because set default type or a link type is not registered in the Windows. Solution The solution is quite simple. Make sure your Office is signed in with your one or more Office account such as Office 365 or Microsoft Account. Open word, excel, and your PowerPoint. File – Option – Advanced – Link Handling. You should make sure that Open Supported Hyperlinks is checked Open Add & Remove Apps, find your Office installation file – Modify – Quick Repair That's it, hope it helps your problem. Please let me know if it is not working in your side. medianet_width = "600"; medianet_height = "250"; medianet_crid = "858385152"; medianet_versionId = "3111299";

OneDrive for Business Has Stopped Working Issues

Problem You have, Windows 8.1. and Office 2013 Pro Plus Installed and someday, you got an error that said OneDrive for Business Has Stopped Working – GROOVE.exe Cause There are a lot possibility, but the most common is the issues when the OneDrive fail to sync the file. Reinstall or Uninstall Office won’t help. Solution Please follow these steps Stop all the Office application that run on the foreground Stop all the related OneDrive for Business files such as groove.exe (OneDrive for Business) and msosync.exe (Office Library Sync) Through explorer visit C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\Spw, delete all the files on the folder Erase all content in this folder C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\15.0\OfficeFileCache Open your OneDrive for Business Resync all the content Good luck!

How to Recover Overwritten Document on OneDrive

Problem If you use OneDrive for multiple computer, you might be sometime have a problem when you edit the document offline and forgot to sync it. Microsoft Word asks you to keep your version or update from the server. If you accidentally rewrite the document and want to back to the previous version, this article is for you Solution You can’t recover the document through the desktop version of Microsoft Office       However, you can recover on your OneDrive web. In order to do that you can login to your OneDrive account. After that you can revisit the document that you want to recover. Just click to Manage –> Version History         You will see A LONG LIST OF version history, after that you can just click the version you can restore to the current version or download the version. That’s it enjoy

OneDrive Get Sync Problem but All Files are Synced

Problem You sync your one drive with your PC and you get an error that tell there is a sync problem, but after you click the detail it is said the all files are up to date Causes This is because some temp files can’t be synced to your OneDrive and make a few conflict with your sync status Solution Open your OneDrive Application Find a folder that has an issue. it is symbolized by the cross symbol on Windows RT or ‘!’ mark on your PC Open the hidden files on File Explorer Find the file that has ‘!’ mark on your PC and delete it On the OneDrive App click the Sync button Solved

OneDrive for Business Consumes a lot of Space on Office Cache

Problem When you sync your OneDrive for Business from Office 365 Pro plus / Office 2013. It consumed a same amount of disk that you are synhronized to the cloud. For example you have 2 GB documents on the cloud, if you sync it into your local files you need 2 GB + Office Cache files (2 GB). The other problem makes your Office run slower than before, because it always sync on the cloud Cause This because the Office Cache files need to store your state of work on their offices. Plus the behavior of the Office cache handler Solution Step 1 - Configure your Office Cache Control Find upload center control         Click the settings. My recommended settings is like this           Step 2 - Move your Cache Files This step is optional. However, I recommend you move the Office File Cache to the other drive if you are using non SSD drive. To do this please follow this Visit regedit by typing regedit on command prompt Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Internet Create a string key value namely OfficeCacheLocation   Restart your PC Step 3 - Stop the Office Upload Center and OneDrive Use the task manager to kill the office upload center and exit using the notification icon on OneDrive Step 4 - Clean up your Cache Files After you restart the document, you can clean up the cache files. The steps are: Visit C:\Users\Ridi Fe\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\15.0 Fine OfficeCache or something like that Delete it Enjoy your new and clean OneDrive without consuming a lot of spaces again. If you don’t know what is OneDrive for Business and want to get up-to 15 GB your free personal storage you can click here using OneDrive or Buy OneDrive for Business here

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