By Kelsey / Last Updated December 29, 2020


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Can I Sync Google Drive with Dropbox?

“My entire work business is based on Google Drive, but the company uses Dropbox. I use the Google application on my computer, everything can work directly with Google Drive. I hope there is some way to sync Dropbox and Google Drive the same folder, so whenever I save/change the content in Dropbox, update Google Drive the same thing will happen. Any help appreciated, Thanks!”

Why Should Sync Google Drive and Dropbox?

Dropbox is an excellent file storage service. Instant file sharing, applications, and the ability to sync with multiple devices have attracted many users. Google Drive is usually used as storage service but has many attractive features, such as online creation and editing of spreadsheets and other documents, online collaboration with colleagues or customers on important documents, etc.

Sync Dropbox and Google Drive Same Folder

These great features have made many companies and individuals choose to use Google Drive and Dropbox to better collaborate and make work more efficient. As many individuals and organizations use these two services together, there have also been situations where need Google Drive and Dropbox sync the same folder.

2 Ways to Sync Dropbox and Google Drive the Same Folder

You may think that sync specific folder in Dropbox and Google Drive is a difficult task. Don't worry, this article will introduce two effective solutions.

Way 1. Sync Dropbox with Google Drive via MultCloud

With the help of some third-party services, you can easily sync Google Drive folder with Dropbox. For example, MultCloud is a good choice. The process of using it is simple, and 100% privacy and security guarantee can ensure the safety of the drive account and all files.

Step 1. Create a MultCloud account for free, or you can click Experience without signing up.

Sign Up

Step 2. Click Add Clouds to add the Google Drive and Dropbox account in MultCloud.

Add Google Drive And Dropbox

Step 3. Go to Cloud Sync page, click CLICK SOURCE to choose Dropbox, and select the folder as the source, then click CLICK DESTINATION to choose Google Drive, select the same folder as the destination.

Add Sync Source Destination

Step 4. Finally, click Sync Now to start the sync task.

Sync Dropbox To Google Drive

Way 2. Sync Dropbox with Google Drive via Local Folder

Google Drive and Dropbox are both services with excellent file sync function. Although the operation process is a bit troublesome, it can also help you sync Dropbox folder to Google Drive. You can follow the steps below.

Step 1. Download and install Google Drive (Google Backup and Sync) and Dropbox desktop apps.

Step 2. Sign in to your Dropbox and click Open my Dropbox.

Open my Dropbox

Step 3. It creates a folder called Dropbox in C:\Users\Username, where the data is synchronized with the data in the Dropbox cloud, and you just need to find the folder you want to sync to Google Drive.

Dropbox Folder

Step 4. Launch the Google Backup and Sync and sign in to your account.

Sign In

Step 5. In the second step window, you can select the files you need to sync to Google Cloud. Click CHOOSE FOLDER to navigate to the Dropbox folder located in Step 3 and click Next.

Choose Folder

Step 6. You will be asked to choose if you want to sync Google Drive to this computer. You can choose to sync the entire drive with your computer or click Change... to select the same folder in Google Drive. After selection, click START to sync Google Drive and Dropbox the same folder.

Sync My Drive

Connect Dropbox and Google Drive for More Space

Dropbox and Google Drive are usually used by individuals or companies as file storage services to ensure data security. After long-term use, you may be tired of logging in to multiple service accounts and managing files in different accounts each time.

Besides, a Google Drive account provides a maximum of 15GB of free storage space, and Dropbox provides 2GB; even if you pay to expand the storage space, it is troublesome to allocate the data to different accounts reasonably.

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Merging cloud drive accounts is the best choice. You can use professional cloud services such as CBackupper, which can combine cloud storage of multiple accounts and merge the available space into a complete larger backup space for free. It can not only help you obtain more backup space, but also allocate data to this space reasonably.

Step 1. Enter CBackupper's homepage and create an account (if you have an account, you can sign in directly).

Sign Up

Step 2. Add and authorize your cloud drives under the Clouds tab. And click OK to add the drive.

Add Google Drive

Step 3. Modify the display name and click Allocate to manually adjust the available space for backup. Then, click the checkbox before Note and hit OK.

Allocated Space Google Drive

Step 4. All the added clouds are listed under My Clouds. You can see the available space and used space of each cloud, and the total space and used space formed by them.

Combine Cloud Storage

In addition to cloud management, another important function of CBackupper is cloud to cloud backup. You can transfer files directly and quickly between cloud storage services. If necessary, you can follow the steps below to backup Dropbox to Google Drive.

1. Go to the Tasks tab and click Create Task.

Create Task

2. Click Add Source, then tick Dropbox, choose it as the backup source and click OK.

Add Source Dropbox

3. Click Add Destination, then select Google Drive in the drop-down menu and click OK.

Add Destination Google Drive

4. Click Start Backup and wait until the task is 100% completed.

Transfer Dropbox to Google Drive

In the End

How to sync Dropbox and Google Drive the same folder has been shown above, you can follow the solution that fits your situation. But if you want to connect Dropbox and Google Drive for more backup space and better management, CBackupper can help you achieve it easily.