Transfer data from Google

Method 1: Direct Transfer from One Account to Another

The simplest method to move data from Google Drive is to use the native features of your Gmail account shown below:

  1. Sign-in to your Gmail account and go to Google Drive.
  2. Select the specific documents/files that you want to migrate to another account.
  3. Now, right-click on the files and click Share – a new wizard will appear on the screen.
  4. Enter the account details for another Gmail account and click the Advanced settings. Make sure the change to access permission is set “To Owner,” and then hit the Send button.
  5. The files will be transferred to another Google Drive account; you can open that account and check your files there.

Method 2: Download & Upload

This method is convenient for those who find it difficult to transfer data from one drive to another. However, this method is easier than the previous one.

  1. Go to Gmail and sign-in to your account.
  2. Now, go to Google Drive and select the files that you want to migrate to another account.
  3. Copy all the files and move them to a new folder and name that folder with Export. The folder will appear in your directory.
  4. Now, you can easily download the Export folder and save all your selected files on your system.
  5. Right-click on the folder and click the Download option. Google server will automatically compress all the files to the zip file.
  6. Once downloaded, you can easily extract all the files from the single zip file.
  7. After extracting the files, open another Google Drive account and click the “+” icon to upload the files and folders from another account.

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