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Can I Have Multiple OneDrive Accounts on Windows 10?

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One person may have multiple OneDrive accounts for different reasons. He or she may have givenaccess of some of these OneDrive accounts to other persons. Therefore, he or she wants to syncthese accounts that managed by other persons to a folder of the OneDrive account that owned byhimself or herself only.

If that is someone like you, you may want to add multiple OneDrive accounts into WindowsExplorer. But it’s a question on how to manage them through your computer. Continue to read thefollowing parts to find the solution.

How to Link Multiple OneDrive Accounts in Windows 10?

Way 1. Connect Multiple OneDrive Accounts through OneDrive Desktop App

Since OneDrive desktop app has been integrated in Windows 10 now, you can run it directly withoutinstalling.
Step 1. Search OneDrive account through your PC, click” Open”.

Step 2. Enter in your email address and click “Sign in”.

Step 3. Enter password and click “Sign in”.

Step 4. Click “Next” button.

Note: Your OneDrive folder is placed under C:UsersUsernameOneDrive by default. Ifyou want to change the location, you can click “Change Location”.

Step 5. Click “Open My OneDrive Folder” and your files will be listed.

Step 6. To add your second OneDrive account, please click the OneDrive icon on the task bar.

Step 7. Select “Settings” from the pop up window.

Step 8. Click “Add on account” button and follow the above mentioned steps to add your secondaccount to your Windows 10 PC.

Step 9. You can access these two folders via Windows File Explorer.

Note: Following this solution, you can manage OneDriveand OneDrive for Business on same computer only, but you cannot connect two personOneDrive accounts on same PC. When you try to add another personal OneDrive account, youwill see the error message “You’re already syncing a personal OneDrive on this computer.Unlink that account to add a new one”.

So is there any solution that can use two personal OneDrive accounts on Windows 10 withoutencountering above problem? Though many users have such a need, Microsoft have no plans tosupport multiple personal OneDrive accounts on same computer.

Luckily, there is a new workaround for managing not only several personal OneDrive accounts butalso OneDrive for Business accounts in Windows 10 without the need to unlink or link severaltimes.

Way 2. Add Multiple OneDrive Accounts with MultCloud

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The workaround is to use MultCloud. MultCloud is a FREE web-based cloudtransfer manager that allows you to link all your personal OneDrive and business OneDriveaccounts altogether from one platform without switching cloud accounts.

It supports more than 30 mainstream cloudsincluding Google Drive, Gsuite, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business,Google Photos, Flickr, etc at present.

MultCloud has three main features: “Cloud Explorer”, “Cloud Transfer” and “Cloud Sync”. For“Cloud Explorer”, it can upload files to any cloud drives from URL, manage same provider cloudaccounts, and etc. For “Cloud Transfer” feature, it can help transfer one cloud to another clouddirectly without downloading and uploading. If you want to migrate Dropbox to OneDrive, youcan make full use of it. For “Cloud Sync”, it can help create sync relationships from one cloudto other clouds in 8 sync modes.

With all of your OneDrive accounts linked together, you can perform quick search to locatespecific files and manage them effectively. You can refer to the following steps to add multipleOEneDrive accounts on your PC.

Step 1. Create one MultCloud account. You can register it with your email address or you can login directly with your Google account.

Step 2. Add Clouds. Add your two OneDrive accounts to MultCloud by clicking “Add Clouds”.


  • When going to add your second OneDrive account to MultCloud, you need to log in yoursecond account through OneDrive official website site first, then back to MultCloud toadd the second account.
  • MultCloud does not have any limit to the numbers of cloud to add. In brief, you areallowed to add unlimited personal OneDrive and OneDrive for Business account toMultCloud.

Step 3. Manage Multiple OneDrive Accounts with MultCloud. After they are added to MultCloudsuccessfully, you can manage both clouds under “Add Cloud Drives” in the left panel.

Compared to the common way above, you may find it’s very easy to use multiple OneDrive accountsin Windows 10 Without logging in and out in just three steps. If you want to sync severalOneDrive accounts, you can create a Cloud Sync task to achive your goal.

How to Sync Multiple OneDrive Accounts with “Cloud Sync”?

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Click “Cloud Sync” feature, select first OneDrive as the source, select your second OneDriveaccount as the destination location, click “Sync Now” and wait for the process to complete.


  • If you just want to sync some folders from your first account to the second account,when selecting the source, please select these folders only.
  • You can enable “Schedule” feature, and your task will be performed as scheduled.
  • You can also set an email notification to inform you if a sync task is performed. Besides organizing multipleOneDrive accounts in Windows 10,you can save wed files directly to cloud drive with MultCloud.


Following above methods, you can easily add multiple OneDrive Accounts in Windows 10. However,the first solution is useless for adding two personal OneDrive accounts on one computer.Luckily, the second solution with MultCloud can resolve this problem perfectly.

After reading this article, you may find MultCloud is not an application tool but a web-based apptool so there is no need to install it on your PC and even install it on your phone. As long asyou have installed browser on your device and your device has Internet connection, you canaccess to MultCloud from any place to do transfer, copy or sync files operation.

Google Drive Never Stop Syncing

Google Drive, as one of the most popular onlinecloud storgae, owns countless users worldwide. Howerver, a lot of users complain about thatGoogle Drive app never stops syncing either stuck on 'Backing up 1 of XXX' or take days to onlybackup few items. Under such situations, some of them seek for solutions in online forums, someof them just leave as it is to hope it will finally finish itself, while some of them just wantto stop Google Drive sync at once.

I can't say which one is right and which is wrong because each one has his or her own choice totreat the problem. To leave it alone is also permitted but what if it seems will never completeeven after days of working? If so, I am afraid that you would better to cancel it even fortrying once again. Yet, sometimes, a direct solution is based on turning off the working processand doing some fixes.


Still, there are many other errors and unexpected problems which need to stop Google Drive fromuploading. Or, you just made a mistake and want to reset the settings. So there comes a problem:How to stop Google Drive from syncing? In the following parts, we will offer you 7 methods toresolve this problem.

How to Stop Google Drive Automatic Sync?

7 free and safe ways to disable Google Drive sync will be presented in the followingparts.

Solution 1. Stop Google Drive Upload When an Error Exists

If a problem occurs, it will usually give a related error message to explain why thiserror occurs and give some suggestions. At this moment, an option to cancel Google Drive syncshould be given. Then, you can just click this button to cease Google Drive service.

Solution 2. Quit Backup and Sync

Backup andSync is the very latest Google Drive app to replace former Desktop Uploader or Google PhotosBackup which can backup local items including photos/videos and other files to Google Drive.

If you want to stop Google Drive sync task, you can just close Backup and Sync app. Click on itsicon on taskbar/system tray on bottom right. Then, a window will pop up.

Click on the three dots on the top right of the pop-up window and then select 'Quit Backup andSync'.

Therefore, Backup and Sync will be closed and Google Drive sync will be stopped.

Solution 3. Pause to Suspend Google Drive Backup

If you just want to halt Google Drive sync temporarily, you can choose to just pause itswork by clicking 'Pause' after clicking the three dots above. When you want to get it worksagain, you can just click 'Resume'.

Solution 4. Disconnect Account to Do Google Drive Disable Sync

Sign out of your account can also terminate current backup and sync service. Just pick'Preferences...' after clicking three dots above, then a window pops up. Choose 'Settings' tabon the left menu.

Click on 'DISCONNECT ACCOUNT' to log out your Google account to stop Google Drivesync.

Solution 5. Uncheck All Folders

Choosing no source folder makes Backup and Sync has no file to operate and this will actuallystop Google sync task.

Select “Preferences” in above settings options. In 'My Computer' tab, and uncheck all localfolders. And, not choose all cloud items in Google Drive tab or just uncheck “Sync My Drive tothis computer”. Finally, click “OK”.

Solution 6. Uninstall Backup and Sync

No matter which type of computer you are using, desktop, laptop, notebook or ipad; no matterwhich kind of operating system Backup and Sync is running on, Windows systems or Mac OS, you canstop Google sync by uninstalling Backup and Sync.

Note: Even if you uninstall Backup and Sync, your files are still in

Uninstall Backup and Sync through Windows Settings (Windows 10)

1. Click on Start (Windows 10 logo in the bottom left) and choose Settings (the gear icon abovePower icon).
2. Select Apps part.
3. Find Backup and Sync from Google in the right app list, click on it and click'Uninstall'.

Uninstall Backup and Sync through Control Panel (Windows 10)

1. Open Control Panel.
2. Choose Programs.
3. Click Programs and Features.
4. Click on Backup and Sync from Google and choose 'Uninstall'.

Uninstall Google Backup and Sync on Mac

1. Choose 'Applications' in Finder.
2. On the dock, drag B & S to Trash.
3. Move to upper left of computer screen, click 'Finder - Empty Trash'.

Solution 7. Disable Google Drive Offline Sync

Go to, click on “Settings” (the gear icon on top right of the screen).In the pop-up window, in default General tab, move to Offline column, and uncheck “SyncGoogle Docs, Sheets, Slides & Drawings files to this computer so that you can edit offline”option.

Google Drive Sync Alternative

If you have to stop Google Drive service due to some unsettled matters, you can rely on someother service provided by third party apps, such as MultCloud,to continue your task with Google Drive.

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MultCloud is a web-based software which enables you to upload files from local devices to GoogleDrive and download files from cloud to local storage. It can be regarded as a platform whichgather and managecloud drives you added into it. Within this platform, you do operations like what youare doing in the cloud drive itself, like share, copy, rename, delete, upload, download, etc.

To make use of MultCloud to assist Google Drive, first of all, you should create an account of its service.Then, add Google Drive to its platform through 'Cloud Explorer - Add Cloud Drives - GoogleDrive'. It's recommended to perform the operations through Chrome, because there is an extensionto conntect Google Drive and MultCloud easily.

After successfully adding Google Drive to MultCloud, you can manage it like the picture showsabove.

In addition to exchanging files between cloud and local, MultCloud also enables you to exchangefiles between different cloud drives or different accounts of same cloud by its 'Cloud Transfer'or 'Cloud Sync' feature. For example, you can transfer Google Drive to MEGAby using 'Cloud Transfer' feature.

Compare Google Drive App & MultCloud

Drive File Stream Multiple Accounts

In the first place, you should make use of Google self-contained Backup and Sync app. In case GoogleDrive cannot sync and you have to stop Google Drive sync, you can seek help for MultCloud.Of course you can use MultCloud even when Backup and Sync working smoothly since MultCloud havemuch more functions and advantages that Backup and Sync does not have.

Google Drive Backup and SyncMultCloud
Supported OSWindows, MacWindows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS
Supported deviceDesktop, laptop, notebookDesktop, laptop, notebook, phone
Supported cloud driveGoogle DriveGoogle Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, MEGA, etc. about 30 clouds and more to be supported.
Sync between local and cloudYesNo
Sync between cloudsNoYes
Schedule syncNoYes