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Transfer Files From One OneDrive Account to Another with MultCloud

Nowadays, many people create multiple OneDrive accounts for more storage. The good news is with the help of MultCloud, people can transfer files from one skydrive account to another very easy.

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Jun 26, 2014 | 3 mins read

Author Catherine


Senior Editor at multcloud.com. Good at cloud drive and disk partition management.

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Disadvantages of OneDrive

The main disadvantage of OneDrive is storage size. If you had created a Windows Live account before 22nd of April, 2012 then activated OneDrive, you would get 25GB storage space for free. However, if you created the account after 22nd of April, 2012, you could only get 7GB storage space for free, which can’t satisfy most people’s needs. So many people create multiple OneDrive accounts for more storage. Then a problem comes: How to transfer, sync and backup files from one OneDrive account to another with ease?

Transfer Files From One OneDrive Account to Another By MultCloud

Now, a good news is that there is a FREE multi-cloud management application called MultCloud. It supports not only OneDrive, but also other common cloud services very well. Once you add and manage multiple OneDrive accounts in MultCloud, you can copy your files between different OneDrive accounts easily like moving files in Windows Explorer.

Steps of Transferring Files From One OneDrive to Another

1: Add Two OneDrive Accounts

Sign up in MultCloud, activate and sign in. After clicking “Connect Your First Cloud Service” to go to the next page then select OneDrive and following the guides.

Select OneDrive to Add
Select OneDrive to Add

Supported by MultCloud clouds are: Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, Hubic, Evernote, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP.

Then we add another OneDrive with the same steps. We should change the display name to distinguish from the former OneDrive accounts. In this case, we change this display name to “OneDrive1”.

Adding the Second OneDrive and Changing
										Display Name
Adding the Second OneDrive and Changing Display Name

Two OneDrive Accounts Have Been Added to
Two OneDrive Accounts Have Been Added to MultCloud

Now we have finished adding two OneDrive accounts.

Step2: Move Files

There are three ways to move files between OneDrive accounts. The first way is just dragging the file from one OneDrive to another. Select the file you want to move and hold down the left mouse button to move it.

Dragging the File to Move
Dragging the File to Move

The second way and third way are similar. Copy the target file in one OneDrive first and paste it in another OneDrive later or directly select “Copy to”.

Copy and Copy to
Copy and Copy to

When you click “Copy to”, there will be a pop-up window. Select OneDrive and click “Transfer”. You can also check “Move” if you want to remove the source file in OneDrive1.

Copy to Setting
Copy to Setting

Other Advantages of MultCloud

  • Smoothly operate “Cut, Copy, Paste and Share” through various cloud services.
  • MultCloud can search the related files from all the cloud drives quickly by entering the keyword into the quick search bar.
  • MultCloud can preview files first to distinguish different files. MultCloud supports the preview of jpg, gif, png, pdf, xls, doc, txt, html, js

Besides transfering data between same brand clouds, you can use MultCloud to sync and backup data across different clouds easily and fast. Such as moving files from SugarSync to OneDrive, achieving Evernote & OneDrive integration.

MultCloud Supports Clouds

Multcloud Key Features

  • Transfer files in clouds, FTP and WebDav for easily file management & information delivery.

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

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