How to move your files from Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive to iCloud Drive on a Mac

How to move your files from Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive to iCloud Drive on a Mac


Are you ready to go all-in with iCloud Drive? You can move files and folders from Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive right now!

iCloud Drive is Apple’s answer to a cloud-based storage system. Over the years, it has improved a lot in terms of usability, including working across various platforms. If you’ve been storing files in another storage service, like Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive and you want to condense down to just iCloud Drive, you can easily move all of your data with just a few steps.

How to move data from Dropbox to iCloud Drive on a Mac

Dropbox automatically creates a Favorites shortcut in the sidebar of your Finder window, so you can drag and drop files on your Mac.

  1. Open Finder from your Mac’s dock.
  2. Click on Dropbox in the sidebar.
  3. Select the files and folders you want to move (or select them all if you want to completely move away from Dropbox reliance).
  4. Drag the files to iCloud Drive in the sidebar of the Finder window.

    Moving files from Dropbox to iCloud Drive on Mac

Your files will sync with iCloud Drive and be removed from Dropbox. If you change your mind (like you forgot you were sharing a folder with someone), you can always drag files and folders back from iCloud Drive into Dropbox the same way.

How to move data from Google Drive to iCloud Drive on a Mac

After you’ve download Google’s Backup and Sync app for Mac and set it up, Google Drive automatically creates a Favorites shortcut in the sidebar of your Finder window, so you can drag and drop files on your Mac.

  1. Open Finder from your Mac’s dock.
  2. Click on Google Drive in the sidebar.
  3. Select the files and folders you want to move (or select them all if you want to completely move away…



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