7. Steps to Migrate Data From Dropbox to Google Shared Drives
Follow the steps below to move Dropbox data to Google Shared Drives successfully.
- A CloudFuze Account
- Dropbox admin login credentials
- Google Shared Drive admin login credentials
Note: Our monthly subscription plans don’t apply for business migration. Reach out to us with your migration needs for a demo or a customized quote to switch to Google Shared Drives from Dropbox.
Step 1: Log into CloudFuze
The process to migrate Dropbox to Google Shared Drive starts with accessing the CloudFuze webapp.
Open the CloudFuze webapp to create or log into your accountCloudFuze offers a limited free trial to test the service. As a business user, you can reach out to CloudFuze requesting an enterprise trial with more features.
Step 2: Add Dropbox Business Account to CloudFuze
Click on the Dropbox logo that you can find in the business clouds section. When planning for a business-focused Dropbox to Google Shared Drive file transfer, avoid adding Dropbox from the personal clouds list.
Step 3: Authorize Dropbox Business Account
Enter your Dropbox account’s admin login credentials in the popup window and click on the Sign-in button. By doing so, you are providing the needed access for CloudFuze to copy files from Dropbox to Google Shared Drives.
Step 4: Add Shared Drive Account
Similar to the previous steps, you must add Google Shared Drive. Click on the Google Shared Drive logo in the business clouds list.
Step 5: Authorize Google Shared Drive
Enter your Google Shared Drives admin login credentials in the popup and click on the Next button.
Step 6: Allow CloudFuze to Access Your Account
Click on the Allow button to finish adding the Shared Drive account to CloudFuze. CloudFuze uses OAuth protocol to access your account via API calls. No human will be able to access your data during the process of copying Dropbox to Google Shared Drives.
Step 7: Verify Cloud Addition Process
Quickly click on the Clouds icon in the left menu bar. Next, go to the Manage Clouds tab. You should be able to see both Dropbox and Shared Drives accounts there.
Ensure both clouds are added properly. CloudFuze’s Dropbox to Google Shared Drive migration tool accesses data from both clouds at the API level for fast and secure transfer.
Step 8: Click on the Team Migration Icon
Click on the Team Migration icon to copy files from Dropbox to Google Shared Drives. Note that you must configure a few settings before the migration begins.
Step 9: Select Source and Destination Cloud Accounts
Select Dropbox as the source cloud and Google Shared Drives as the destination. You need to be cautious while choosing the source and destination clouds to ensure you transfer files from Dropbox to Google Shared Drives and not the other way around.
Step 10: Upload User Mapping CSV File
You need to create a CSV file with a specific format to match users in the source and destination clouds. Much of this work is guided and carried out by the CloudFuze migration team.
CSV mapping is the best way to migrate Dropbox to Google Shared Drive with customized user mapping that aligns with business-specific migration goals.
Step 11: Creating the CSV File
Create the CSV file with the below details:
- Enter the source user email
- Enter source path
- Enter destination user email
- Enter the destination path
Step 12: Allow CloudFuze to Validate the CSV File
Once uploaded, CloudFuze takes a few moments to read and validate the CSV file. If there are any mistakes in the CSV format, CloudFuze returns an error.
It is crucial to map user accounts properly in the CSV file to switch to Google Shared Drive from Dropbox with complete accuracy.
Step 13: Download the CSV
Download the CSV and click on the Next button for further migration.
Step 14: Configure the Migration
Choose a name for the Dropbox to Google Shared Drive file transfer project and select other preferences based on your migration needs. Once done, click on the Next button.
Step 15: Preview and Confirm the Migration
Preview the options and click on the “Start Migration” button if everything looks good.
Step 16: Migration Is In Progress
The ‘In-progress’ status indicates that the migration is in progress. Keep in mind that business users of CloudFuze’s Dropbox to Google Shared Drive migration tool have the privilege to receive detailed daily migration reports from the migration managers.
Step 17: Dropbox Business to Google Shared Drives Migration Has Been Completed
Once migration is completed, the status will show as “Completed.” You can download the migration report and check the list of all files and folders transferred.
8. Dropbox to Google Shared Drives Migration FAQ
1. What is the maximum size of data CloudFuze can transfer?
You can transfer an unlimited size of data and an unlimited number of users using the CloudFuze data migration tool. It has helped many companies to transfer several TBs and PBs of data without a problem.
2. How much does the tool cost to move Dropbox data to Google Shared Drive?
The pricing depends on the number of users and the size of the data you are planning to copy Dropbox to Google Shared Drives.
3. How secure is the CloudFuze platform?
CloudFuze takes security measures to protect the users’ data. The platform is trusted by many of the biggest enterprises in the world and government agencies in the USA.
4. Does CloudFuze support Dropbox to Google Drive migration?
Yes, in addition to Dropbox to Google Shared Drives, CloudFuze also supports Dropbox to Google Drive migration.
5. How do I get started?
Contact migration experts, get a customized quote based on your migration needs, and start your Dropbox to Google Shared Drive migration journey today.
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