How to Transfer Cloud Files

Easily migrate, move or migrate your Google Drive files to Microsoft OneDrive.
CloudSwap.io offers migration services for the most popular cloud storage provides, including a Google Drive to OneDrive migration.
You can start migrating your cloud files by registering for a free account here.


Step 1 – Register for free to start the migrating from Google Drive to OneDrive

Go to the CloudSwap.io registration page (click here) and register for a free account.
Please make sure to check your email inbox (also Spam folder) for the confirmation email.
You’ll need the link to activate your account. If you have issues in receiving this email confirmation, please rise a support case with us (click here).

Step 2 – Migration Wizard – Adding cloud connectors

After confirmation of the account (using the link from your email), log in to the CloudSwap.io portal (click here)
Go to the “Migration Manager” section and follow the migration wizard.
Start by adding a new cloud storage source for our migration by clicking on the “Add a new connector” button.

migration manager

Step 3 – Adding the Microsoft OneDrive connector

Select OneDrive from the cloud storage providers and click on “Authorize” to establish the link between CloudSwap.io and Microsoft OneDrive.
To establish the connector, after you authenticate on OneDrive’s login page, you must accept the permissions displayed on the screen to complete the process.

Onedrive file migration

Step 4 – Give the name of this connector so you can identify it during the migration process

Enter a name for your OneDrive cloud connector and click on the “Save Connector” button

Migration connector name for OneDrive

Step 5 – Adding the Google Drive cloud connector for the file transfer.

Select the Google Drive connector from the cloud storage providers and click on “Authorize” to establish the link between CloudSwap.io and the Google.
After you authenticate on Google’s login page, you must accept the permissions displayed on the screen to complete the process.

Google Drive cloud connector

Step 6 – Select the cloud source and destination targets.

Click again on the Migration Manager wizard and select Google Drive as cloud source for our migration

google drive file transfer

Now select Microsoft OneDrive as the destination for our files transfer

Microsoft onedrive migration

Step 7 – Select the files and folders that you want to move and transfer from Google Drive to Microsoft OneDrive

If you want to migrate and copy shared folders from Google Drive to OneDrive, make sure you enable this by clicking on the “Migrate Shared files” Step (4).

file and folder migration to OneDrive

Step 8 – Name your migration from Google Drive to OneDrive

Add a name for your transfer and click on the “Save Migration” to continue the migration process

file transfer from google drive to microsoft onedrive

Step 9 – Start the files transfer and the migration from Google Drive to OneDrive.

Click on “Start migration” to continue.

copy files from g drive to onedrive

Step 10 – Review the file transfer summary and click on “Start Migration” to start the cloud migration from Google Drive to Microsoft OneDrive.

We recommend to double-check the file naming and size restriction applied to each cloud provider.

After the cloud file transfer is completed, you will receive an email with the details of the migration.
You can also check this at any time in the Reports and Activity section for all your cloud transfers.

migration report
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