Is it possible to log in 2 Google drive accounts on 1 computer?

Google Drive provides 15 GB free cloud storage that allows users to store, edit and share files. To make things more convenient, you can it also get the Google Drive desktop application to sync files anywhere. For different purposes, many users may have registered 2 Google Drive accounts. However, with the Google desktop app, you can only connect one account at a time. To switch to another account, you have to disconnect one account and then connect with another. Every time switch your Google Drive account, you have to need to create a new Google Drive folder, which is cumbersome. Fortunately, you can simply use a free Web tool called MultCloud to manage multiple cloud services, and then you can manage files across different accounts or different cloud drives freely.

How to connect 2 Google Drive accounts

When you connect Google Drive accounts via MultCloud, it does not see or save any passwords or files, because the communication happens directly between your counts and Google storage. To connect a Google Drive into Multcloud, first, you need to register an account, which is totally free and will remain so. After sign-up and sign-in, it will bring you the main interface of MultCloud. Just click “Add Cloud Drive” button, and select Google Drive. Then it navigates to Google log in window where you type in your Google accounts. After finishing the login, you will be present everything in your Google Drive account. Most types of the files can be open without downloading. You can repeat this process to combine Google Drive accounts or other cloud drives.

How to transfer files to one another

With MultCloud, you can login 2 google drive accounts on 1 device. When you log into MultCloud, you can easily move files between these two Google Drives accounts in three different ways.

Method1: Drag

When you want to move files to another Google Drive, you can just drag the file and drop it to where you want it to be.

Method2: Copy and Paste

The Copy and Paste feature is like that in Windows File Explorer.

1. Right click on the file or folder that needs transferring and select “Copy”.

2. Then go to the folder on the other Google drive account.

3. Right-click on the blank space and select “Paste”.

Method3: Copy to

When you select to use the “copy and paste” method, you probably have noticed the “Copy to” option. If you select “Copy to”, it will pop out a window where you can specify the destination location of the file you choose. If you want to keep only one copy of the file, you can use the “Move” option to leave on copy of the files in the original location, which is like “Cut” in File Explorer.

With this free tool MultCloud, you can easily use 2 Google Drive accounts on 1 computer spontaneously. Besides, you can also transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive, or even transfer files among DropBox, Mega, Box, BlackBlaze, Amazon Drive, FTP, pCloud and more as long as you add them into MultCloud, which is a free tool.

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Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.