How to Transfer iCloud to Google Drive with Ease

Want to transfer iCloud to Google Drive but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to make it step by step.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Aug. 13, 2021

The iCloud as well as iCloud Drive, helps us store all kinds of files in an easy way. However, now you just switch from iPhone to Android, and also want to transfer data such as WhatsApp from iCloud to Google Drive. Or you need to start using Google Drive for work matters. To help you out, here we will show you 3 methods to transfer iCloud to Google Drive. You can first read and then choose the one you prefer, let’s get it on.

Method 1. Transfer Files from iCloud Drive to Google Drive Using Desktop Apps

This method can help you sync files from iCloud Drive to Google Drive at once. For PC users, you need to download iCloud Drive app firstly.

  1. On Mac: Open two Finder windows.
  2. On PC: Open two File Explorer windows.
  3. Click iCloud Drive in the left bar in one window。
  4. Click Google Drive in the other window.
  5. Click the top file in the iCloud Drive folder.
  6. Hold the shift key and click the bottom file in the iCloud Drive folder.
  7. Click and drag the files over to the Google Drive folder.

Method 2. Transfer iCloud Files to Google Drive without Google Drive App

If you have no Google Drive app on computer, you can also choose to log in your Google account via the web, and drag the files to it. For PC computer, you should download iCloud Drive app in advance.

  1. Open iCloud Drive folder.
  2. Log in your Google Drive account on the web.
  3. Click Add New button to create a new folder in Google Drive as the destination.
  4. Open iCloud Drive and choose the files you need.
  5. Drag and drop them to Google Drive.

    iCloud to Google Drive via Web

    iCloud to Google Drive via Web

Method 3. Transfer iCloud to Google Drive via iCloud.com

If you do not want to download iCloud Drive and Google Drive apps on computer, you can also transfer files from iCloud to Google Drive via the web. First, download the files from iCloud and then upload the files to Google Drive.

Step 1. Choose files from iCloud Drive:

  1. Open the browser and go to iCloud.com.
  2. Log in with your Apple ID.
  3. Choose iCloud Drive or other categories as per your needs.
  4. Here we choose to download the pictures in iCloud Drive.
  5. Choose the pictures and click the Download button.
  6. When download completed, you can put the pictures into one folder.
Transfer iCloud to Google Drive

Transfer iCloud to Google Drive

Step 2. Migrate iCloud data to Google Drive:

  1. Click the Add New button.
  2. Click Folder upload to choose the folder.
  3. Click Upload to confirm.
  4. Check the files.
Migrate iCloud to Google Drive

Migrate iCloud to Google Drive

As an iOS user, you may found that your device starts to saving photos as HEIC after iOS 11 upgrade. These photos are also uploaded to the cloud in HEIC format. As HEIC images are not been widely compatible with all systems and devices, you may need to convert HEIC to JPG on Google Drive in some cases. If you want to learn more about HEIC, you can move to this HEIC Info site.

Bonus Tip. How to Manage iCloud Data Easily and Effectively

If you find it unnecessary to migrate iCloud data to Google account, you can also manage iCloud data and files in other ways. AnyTrans allows you to preview iCloud data, download iCloud content to your computer or sync your iCloud account to another iCloud account.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download* 100% Clean & Safe

Download and install AnyTrans on your computer > Log in to your iCloud account > Manage the iCloud data according to your demands.

Choose an iCloud Data Type

Choose an iCloud Data Type

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to transfer iCloud to Google Drive. Besides, AnyTrans allows you to easily and effectively manage your iCloud data with 1-click. Hopefully it can help you a lot. If you have any question, please feel free to leave a comment and we will reply to you soon.

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Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.

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