By Nicky twitter/ Last Updated June 29, 2021

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User case

“I have two Google Drive accounts for personal but I am tired of switch accounts each time. How can I run two Google Drive accounts simultaneously on my Windows PC? Please give me some suggestions!”

Can I Run two Google Drive Accounts on One Computer?

As one of the most popular online cloud storage services, Google Drive providing its users with 15 GB of free storage space for cloud file storage, and it also offers many useful features like synchronization, collaboration, and sharing of files between different users. While Google Drive provides so many conveniences, it offers no direct way for users to run multiple Google Drive accounts on one computer at once.

According to the explanation of Google Drive, only Google Drive Business customers can have both personal and business accounts on any computer, mobile devices, and Google Drive.com. And only Google Drive Business users will be able to have two Google Drive accounts synced to a single device. If you want to run two Google Drive personal accounts on one computer simultaneously, just read on.

How to run two Google Drive accounts at the same time?

Actually, the easiest way to run two Google Drive personal accounts in Windows 10, 8, 7, etc. is to use a third-party cloud backup service. I highly recommend you use CBackup, which is a professional cloud backup service for cloud management, combination, backup, and migration. It has advantages as below:

CBackup bases on standard OAuth system, which is a standard authorization framework that enables third-party applications to access two cloud accounts without username and password required.

CBackup supports many cloud drives like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and so on. Therefore, you can safely add your two cloud drives or two accounts of one cloud drive on CBackup. After adding, you can backup files between two Google Drive or merge Google Drive accounts according to your needs.

CBackup allows you to backup or transfer files between cloud drives directly and quickly. And its useful features like scheduled backup can help you set an automatic backup task in Specific time/Daily/Weekly/Monthly. To use CBackup, you can refer to the following steps.

1. Go to the official site of CBackup, get your own CBackup account with an Email account. Then, CBackup website will send you an email, and you should get into your email to activate your account. Then, back to CBackup to sign in.

Sign Up

2. Add and authorize your Google Drive accounts under the “My Storage” tab. Choose the Google Drive icon and click “Add”. Then follow the instructions to go to the Google Drive website to grant access to CBackup.

Add Cloud

3. After adding your cloud drives, you can easily run and manage two Google Drive accounts at the same time with CBackup.

If you want to transfer files between cloud drives, you can follow the steps below.

1. Click on “Backup Tasks” tab at the top of the page, then, click the “New Task” button.

Create Task

2. Name your backup task, click the “Add Source” button to add a cloud as the backup source. Similarly, click the “Add Destination” button to add a cloud as the backup destination.

Add Source and Destination

3. Click “Start Backup” to execute the task.

Google Drive to OneDrive

Conclusion

You may have got the main point on how to run two Google Drive accounts on one computer with steps. It is not hard to see that if you want to run multiple accounts just like run multiple cloud Dropbox accounts at the same time, using the CBackup is undoubtedly the easiest way. With it, you can manage several accounts on just one interface and even transfer files freely within only a few steps.