How to move folders from one drive to another?

How to move folders from one drive to another?

If you’d like to transfer the file to another Google account. then read this blog. Google Drive is one of the best cloud storage services. From providing a safe, easily accessible place for your backups to sharing large files on the cloud with other people, or transferring files to another account. You can make a copy, share it, and then change the owner to the other account (or you if it is your account) to give them complete control. You can download the doc and upload it into another Google Drive account, but this requires a password also unless you send the file to the other recipient and let them upload it to their Drive account.

To Move Files From One Google Drive Account To Another:

If you want to move files from one account to another without downloading and re-uploading them, here’s what you have to do.

  • Open your primary Google Drive account.
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  • Locate the files or folders you want to move to your secondary Google Drive account.
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  • Right-click on the file or folder and select Share.
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  • Type your secondary Google username. Click on Advanced. Under Sharing settings, change the permission to Is Owner. Hit the blue Send button.
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  • Log into your secondary Google Drive account. Click on the Shared with me filter on the left sidebar to quickly locate the shared folder.
  • Google Drive won’t allow you to make a copy of the folder, but you can make a copy of the files inside it and then move them into a new folder or sub-folder to replicate the hierarchy of the original.
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  • Right-click on each file (or select them all) and click on Make a copy. Rename the files appropriately and move them into a new folder.
  • Go back to the primary account and delete the original folder from your drive and also from its bin.

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