How to Transfer Embedded Links From Dropbox to Google Drive
Are you planning to transfer files from Dropbox to Google Drive and want to preserve all the embedded links to maintain the same workflow? If yes, then don’t worry. You have landed in the right place to get your answer.
Employees share files with internal and external collaborators as a daily business routine. The shared files may contain embedded links to allow easy access to specific files and folders for the collaborators. But how do you migrate them when you move files from Dropbox to Google Drive?
Choosing a tool like CloudFuze can help you migrate embedded links along with permissions, shared links, version histories, timestamps, and comments.
File Types Supported for Embedded Links Migration
CloudFuze supports embedded links migration from Dropbox to Google Drive for any of the file types below:
Moreover, the CloudFuze migration tool automatically generates a report with the number of links migrated on completing the migration successfully.
Note: You should migrate the folders and files you have linked. This ensures that the embedded links open in Google Drive after the migration.
Let us now delve deeper into how to move all files from Dropbox to Google Drive with embedded links using the CloudFuze platform.
For instance, let us create a folder (Marketing) that includes different files.
Here, let us link a document, excel, ppt, and an external link in the “Marketing 1” doc as shown below.
Follow the steps below to move files from Dropbox to Google Workspace, including embedded links.
Step 1: Contact our migration team and set up CloudFuze credentials
Step 2: Add your Dropbox and Google Drive account to CloudFuze.
Step 3: On successful addition of clouds, choose the source (Dropbox) and destination (Google Drive) cloud accounts.
Step 4: You can choose either Auto-Map or CSV method to map users and their respective files and folders. Let us create a CSV file with details, as shown below.
Step 5: Now, upload the CSV file created with custom migration pairs.
Step 6: Under the “Options tab”, choose the migration options of your choice.
Step 7: Now, preview the options, and make sure everything is accurate before clicking the “Start Migration” button.
Step 8: Once the status of the migration changes to Completed, it is marked as done.
Log in to the Google Drive account, locate the folder initiated for migration and click on it.
Now, let us open the “Marketing 1” doc where we have added the hyperlinks.
Great, the migration has been successful! Let us look at the examples for each hyperlink migrated from Dropbox to Google Drive.
1. The below image shows the successful migration of a link to the Word document from Dropbox to Google Drive.
2. The below image shows the successful migration of a link to the Excel sheet from Dropbox to Google Drive.
3. The below image shows the successful migration of a link to the PPT from Dropbox to Google Drive.
4. The below image shows the successful migration of a link to the External Link from Dropbox to Google Drive.