How to Move League of Legends to Another Drive | 3 Efficient Ways

Your SSD or HDD is running out of space, and you want to change the game location to solve it. You are in the right place. You can move League of Legends to another drive and transfer it to a new HDD or SSD easily with the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

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As a popular game, League of Legends owns 115 million players in over 145 countries. If you are one of the LOL players, you may have such a question that your game runs slower and slower, which may be caused by the lower disk space or other reasons. 

The one thing you need to do next is to move League of Legends to another drive. EaseUS will offer help in this case:

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Move LOL to Another Drive with the Game Mover Tool Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans > Choose "App Migration" mode...Full steps
Fix 2. Change LOL Installation Location via Copying and Pasting  Head to the game folder > Copy the game folder to another drive...Full steps
Fix 3. Move Riot Games to Another Drive with Reinstallation Move to Settings > Apps > Apps & Features...Full steps

We recommend three straightforward methods to analyze how to move League of Legends to another drive. Among these solutions, EaseUS Todo PCTrans does the trick to transfer games to HDDs and SSDs without downloading them again. The other two require manual operation.

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Way 1. Move League of Legends to Another Drive with the Game Migration Tool

Saving time and protecting data security, LOL transfer can be done with the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free. No extra devices are needed! This Easy PC transfer software helps transfer applications from one drive to another.

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  • Transfer to a new PC: Steam, Origin, LOL, Blizzard.
  • Transfer to a new drive: DIABLO, WORLD OF WARCRAFT,
  • 3 steps to migrate games apps to a new pc or a new drive.

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You need to connect your new SSD or HDD to your PC in advance. If your targeted drive has already existed on your PC, then follow the steps below:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans and select transfer mode

On the main screen of EaseUS Todo PCTrans, go to "App Migration" section and click "Start" to continue.

select transfer mode

Step 2. Select apps and another drive to transfer

1. Select the source partition and tick applications, programs and software (marked as "Yes") that you'd like to migrate.

2. Click triangle icon to select another drive or disk as your target device and click "Transfer" to start the migration.

Select apps to migrate

Step 3. Finish the migration process

When the transferring process finishes, click "OK" to complete.

You can restart your PC to keep all the changes, and you should be able to run your migrated apps on the other drive again.

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It also has many other highlights:

  • Transfer or back up data and accounts from one PC to another
  • Transfer applications from one PC to another (Office, Adobe, Email, Browser, and more)
  • Recover programs, files, and accounts from a dead or unbootable PC.
  • Support Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/11 & Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019.

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Video Tutorial about How to Use "App Migration"

If you prefer to view a video tutorial on moving LOL to another drive, we provide the "App Migration" mode's essential operation.

Not only does it change the LOL game location, but the app mover also applies to move the origin games to another drive. Or, you can remove it from your computer to free up more disk space for new games:

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Way 2. Copying and Pasting

For moving program files, copying and pasting is the common method we use. It is also available for moving LOL to another drive. The detailed steps are about finding the League of Legends folder and moving the folder to another drive. 

Step 1. Turn to the game folder. (In general, the path is C:\Riot Games\League of Legends.) And right-click the folder and choose Copy.

copy league of legend

Step 2. Go to the * drive to move your game folder and choose to paste it.

paste league of legend

Step 3. Open the LOL folder on the new location and launch LeagueClient.exe by double-clicking. (Sign in with your Riot Account.)

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Move Riot Games to Another Drive through Reinstallation

You can also try to manually uninstall the LOL by using the Windows settings and then reinstall LOL from the official website.

Step 1. Go to "Settings > Apps > Apps & features" > "Uninstall".

windows settings lol uninstall

Step 2. Then, you can download the games through the official website. Click "ADVANCED OPTIONS". Change the install path you want.

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Reasons to Move League of Legends to Another Drive

If you ask a question in the LOL forum, you will see those similar cases on the search page. Here are some instances:

Case 1: "My question is, once I boot up the PC and everything is running smoothly, how can I migrate League from my current HDD to the SSD? I know it is simple with Steam games, but I haven't seen an answer League-specific anywhere."

Case 2: "I can't update because I'm running out of space. How do you move LOL to another hard drive? Please respond ASAP."

Case 3: "Got a 500GB SSD and want to move all my games there to make them run faster. What is the best way? Thanks, not really PC savvy."

The main reasons that cases included: 

  • No extra space for game updates.
  • Free up drive space.
  • For a better running environment on another drive.

In the following part, you can use three methods to change the LOL installation location. The first one we post is the most reliable one - EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

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The whole process may take a lot of time, depending on your hard drive, RAM, and processor. It will be different for everybody. Compared with the manual way,  professional software is more reliable. EaseUS Todo PCTrans is the easy way we tested. 

If you still look up to the manual way, you can also try to manually change the LOL installation location by going to "Settings > Apps > Apps & features" > "Move". Not all games or apps have this feature to move to a different drive. You can try it if you want.

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Oliver is an EaseUS professional writer who dares explore new areas. With a passion for solving tech issues with straightforward guides for common users, Oliver keeps honing his writing craft by developing in-depth solutions for disk and partition management, computer boot-up issues, file transfer, etc.

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