How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox

Wonder whether you can sync Google Drive with Dropbox? You’ll find answer in the post about Google Drive to Dropbox transfer.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: May. 31, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 30, 2018
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Nowadays, people are gradually accustomed to using cloud-based storage services to store files somewhere other than your computer’s hard drive anymore, usually on the provider’s services, like iCloud drive, Google Drive, One drive, Dropbox, etc.

Having data in the cloud refers to the ability to access those files through the Internet. Now imagine if we have more than one cloud in hand, can we share those files across different clouds, for example, Google Drive to Dropbox? The answer is absolutely YES! Keep reading the post to know 2 ways to sync Google Drive with Dropbox.

Way 1. How to Transfer Google Drive to Dropbox by Downloading & Uploading

The traditional way for Google Drive to Dropbox transfer is to download and re-upload Files. Namely, you need to firstly download files from Google Drive, then re-upload those files to Dropbox.

Step 1 Open any browser and log into Google Drive.

Step 2 On Google Drive page, click My Drive option, select a folder or file, choose More actions and then hit the Download button. The downloading will start at once.

How to Sync Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 2

How to Sync Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 2

Step 3 Now sign into Dropbox. On Dropbox page, choose My Files option, hit Upload files button.

How to Transfer Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 3

How to Transfer Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 3

Step 4 Select the files you just downloaded from Google Drive and click Open button.

How to Sync Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 4

How to Sync Google Drive to Dropbox – Step 4

Step 5 Then you’ll find the files you uploaded in Dropbox.

Way 2. How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox Directly

Here a reliable and powerful cloud manager – AnyTrans for Cloud is offered for you to transfer Google Drive to Dropbox directly. AnyTrans for Cloud integrates with Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud Drive, OneDrive, Box, pCloud and more, available for you to access and manage these cloud drives from one place. Check the key features below:

Then sign up for AnyTans for Cloud to start the steps to sync Google Drive with Dropbox.

Step 1 Free download AnyTrans for Cloud app on computer, launch it and log into the AnyTrans account.

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 1

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 1

Step 2 Click on the “+” button and choose Google Drive and Dropbox to add to AnyTrans for Cloud. And the screen instructions to finish the authorization.

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 2

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 2

Step 3 Hit the Google Drive icon on the left sidebar to access the Drive, click the “Sync to Cloud” icon and select the file/folder in the source, for example, the “Apps” folder. Then get the target Dropbox checked and hit the “Next” button.

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 3

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 3

Step 4 The “My Sync Task” interface will pop up. AnyTrans currently provides three channels to sync data to cloud drive – Premium Channel, Online Channel and Offline Channel. Please choose one channel based on your needs. Then, please choose One-way Sync option. You can select Immediately or Schedule option to launch the sync task. Then click the “Start” button.

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 4

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 4

Step 5 The sync task will begin automatically. To check the sync process and result, hit the circled icon as shown.

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 5

How to Sync Google Drive with Dropbox -Step 5

  1. Premium Channel starts cloud-to-cloud sync immediately on premium servers.
  2. Online Channel syncs your files via your computer and local bandwidth.
  3. Offline Channel queues your cloud-to-cloud sync on a random server.
  4. By clicking the “Schedule” option, you can set the time to start the sync task, including Customized, Daily, Weekly and Monthly.
  5. If you check “Send notification when completing the sync task” option, you will receive the email notification about the sync result when the sync task completes.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, AnyTans for Cloud is the easier way to help transfer Google Drive to Dropbox directly. The tool also enables you to export cloud files to computer for local backup. Head to free sign up for AnyTrans for Cloud to have a try >

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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