How to Backup Google Drive to OneDrive? Best Solutions

Google Drive and OneDrive are two important clouds for data storage. And sometimes, people need to backup Google Drive to OneDrive for different reasons. But they don't know how to operate it. This passage mainly talks about the best solutions to backup Google Drive to OneDrive. 

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Updated by Jean on Feb 22, 2023
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People are used to saving data on different clouds. Because every cloud will offer some free space, and with these clouds, they can manage the data better. Google Drive and OneDrive are the most popular clouds among all the clouds. So some people will backup SD card to Google Drive, or to OneDrive. So can we backup Google Drive to OneDrive? How do we sync OneDrive and Google Drive? Is it difficult to transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive? Let's explore the answers.

Why Backup Google Drive to OneDrive?

Google Drive is a kind of online cloud storage created by Google. And OneDrive is another cloud storage developed by Microsoft. Google Drive and OneDrive will offer free space for people to save or share files online. In addition, it is so convenient that many people will use them for work. So, if you can backup Google Drive to OneDrive, and you will enjoy these benefits:

  • Better data preservation: Backing up important files to multiple locations is essential to prevent accidental deletion of data.
  • Better data management: You can edit and manage files online instead of downloading and uploading them between different cloud storage.
  • More storage space: OneDrive will provide 5GB of free storage space while Google Drive will provide 15GB of free space. So you can make reasonable use of the space on Google Drive.

In short, Google Drive and OneDrive are both excellent data storage disks, and it would be beneficial to backup Google Drive to OneDrive.

How to Backup Google Drive to OneDrive

In the last part, we are familiar with the convenience of backing up Google Drive to OneDrive. Now, it's time to know how to do the operation. I will introduce three ways to backup Google Drive to OneDrive: EaseUS Todo Backup Home, Google Takeout and Copy Google Files.

You can follow the table and check the best method:


EaseUS Todo Backup

Google Takeout

Copy Google Files

Network Needs Offline backup is available. The Network cannot be interrupted The network cannot be interrupted
Backup Type You can create not only a system image, but also backup files and hard drive partitions. Only files are available  Only files are available 
Backup Plan You can set backup daily or weekly You export files daily or weekly No backup plan
Backup Process Easy A little complicated Very complicated

Copy Google files is a traditional way to download and upload all the files manually. And Google Drive can help you export Google data to local storage. By comparing the three backup ways, we can see that EaseUS Todo Backup has more features and can meet comprehensive needs. It will be efficient with fast backup time. And it will also protect files. As a professional software, it is not difficult to operate. Next, I will introduce how to use it.

How to Backup Google Drive to One Drive with EaseUS Todo Backup

Among many ways of backing up Google Drive to OneDrive, EaseUS Todo Backup is the easiest and fastest method. And it can automatically connect your account to Google Drive and OneDrive. It can do an automatic backup to improve efficiency and save time. Besides, you can also set a password to protect files better. And before you begin to backup Google Drive to OneDrive, you need to download the data from Google Drive to your computer and then use EaseUS Todo Backup:

Step 1: Open the browser and log into Google Drive.

Step 2: Find the files you need, and then right-click on the file and select "Download"


Step 3: Google Drive will compress your files and you can find the ZIP oon your computer.

After that, open EaseUS Todo Backup. Here are the steps:

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Step 1. Click the "Select backup contents" button to start backup.

create file backup step1

Step 2. There are four data backup categories, File, Disk, OS, and Mail, click File.

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Step 3. Both local and network files will be listed on the left. You can expand the directory to select the files to be backed up.

File backup

Step 4. Follow the on-screen guide, select the destination where you want to save the backup.

File backup step4

Click "Options" to encrypt the backup with password in "Backup Options", set the backup schedule and choose to start back up at certain event in "Backup Scheme". There are also many other options you can explore, customize the backup task according to your need.

Backup options

Step 5. You can store the backup to local drive, EaseUS's cloud service, and NAS.

file backup step4

Step 6. EaseUS Todo Backup enables users to back up data to both third-party cloud drive and its own cloud drive.

If you want to back up data to third-party cloud drive, choose Local Drive, scroll down to add Cloud Device, add and login your account.

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You can also choose EaseUS's own cloud drive. Click EaseUS Cloud, sign up with your EaseUS Account and log in.

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Step 7. Click "Backup Now" to start backup. After the backup task is completed, it will be displayed in the form of a card on the left side of the panel. Right-click the backup task to further manage it.

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How to Backup Google Drive to OneDrive with Google Takeout

Google Takeout is a simpler way than copying Google files to OneDrive. This method doesn't need to download and upload all the files. And let's look at how to backup Google Drive to OneDrive with Google Takeout.

Step 1: Go to Google browser and log in to Google Takeout.

Step 2: Select the drive in the export list and click "Next step."


Step 3: You need to choose "Add to OneDrive" in the "Delivery method" drop-down menu.


Step 4: After the step of "Add to OneDrive," you can set the frequency of exporting. You can also decide the type and size of the export file.


Step 5: Then click "Create export," After the step, you can check the transferred files by clicking "Open in OneDrive."


How to Backup Google Drive to OneDrive by Copying Google Files

Copy Google files are one of the most traditional ways. You don't need to resort to other programs. You need to do it manually all the time. Here is how it works:

Step 1: You need to have a Google account and log into your account in Google Drive to begin backing up Google Drive to OneDrive.

Step 2: Select all required files and click the "Download" button to save all the files on your computer.


Step 3: After downloading and compressing the files from Google Drive, open OneDrive and sign in to your account.


Step 4: After you log in to your OneDrive account, find "My files" on the left side and click "+New" to create a new folder.


Step 5: And then, you can upload the previously downloaded files from Google Drive.


This article taught us the necessity of backing up Google Drive to OneDrive. And we are also familiar with the three different backup methods. Professional software can bring you a fantastic experience. With EaseUS Todo Backup, you can easily and quickly complete your backup tasks and protect your data. You can trust this software with confidence. If you want to know more, you can download EaseUS Todo Backup.

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FAQs of Backup Google Drive to OneDrive

The detailed step-by-step instructions above make it clear about backing up Google Drive to OneDrive. Next, there are some additional questions about backing up Google Drive to OneDrive:

1. Should I use Google Drive or OneDrive?

It all depends on your needs. Google Drive is more suitable for independent users. And you will get more storage space. While OneDrive is the preferred choice for business use.

2. How do I sync my Google Drive folder to OneDrive?

You can sync your Google Drive folder to OneDrive by copying all the Google files. And then upload it on OneDrive. or you can use Google Takeout to do your help.

3. How do I backup my entire drive to OneDrive?

There exists several ways to backup your entire drive. You click blue cloud icon in the Windows notification area and select settings to manage backup. Besides, you can also trust professional backup software- EaseUS Todo Backup. with this software, you can backup everything to OneDrive or other cloud storage.

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Updated by Jean

Since graduating from university, Jean has been writing tech articles and has been a valuable member of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her areas of expertise include data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, and multimedia world.

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Written by Cici

Cici has accepted the systematic training on computers at EaseUS. Now she has a detailed understanding of common computer issues, as well as computer backups and disk formatting management solutions.

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