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OneDrive for work or school is an enterprise-level storage platform that is available as stand-alone or with Office 365 subscription. In addition to making enterprise data available from anywhere, it provides business-centric features like permission-settings for files, data encryption, and even data loss protection. Simply, it provides more control over the enterprise data.
OneDrive for Business to OneDrive for Business migration is a complex process. It is often necessitated by account consolidation requirements after business takeovers or mergers and acquisitions. Sometimes, users of personal OneDrive accounts also will have to migrate their data to their professional OneDrive accounts. This may be to save space or to manage OneDrive data more effectively. Similarly, small business owners may be having both OneDrive and OneDrive for Business accounts. And sometimes, they may need to move their OneDrive data to OneDrive for work or school. Here we will see how you can migrate data from your Microsoft OneDrive account to OneDrive for school or business.
This is a simple method to migrate OneDrive data to OneDrive for work or school. First, you have to sync OneDrive personal data to the local computer. Then you can upload this folder or its files to OneDrive for work or school account.
To upload OneDrive personal data, you first need to sync your personal OneDrive account to your computer.
Thus, your OneDrive data will be synced to your computer. You can access and manage this synced OneDrive folder using your File Explorer.
Note: For the ease of uploading to the OneDrive for work or school account, you can copy the data from this OneDrive folder to another folder on your computer.
A synced OneDrive folder can be uploaded to your OneDrive for work or school account, just like any folder on your system.
In this method, you sync OneDrive for work or school account also to your PC. You can now move the files/folders from OneDrive personal folder to OneDrive for work or school folder.
Thus, you can easily merge your personal OneDrive account to your OneDrive for work or school accounts. However, this migration from one OneDrive for work or school account to another is more complex than this. So, a professional OneDrive migration is the best option for organizations. Kernel Migration for SharePoint is the best choice because of its advanced features and ease of use. It helps you perform OneDrive migrations between two tenants. Here is how you can perform a OneDrive for Business to OneDrive for Business migration using SharePoint Migration tool.
Migration from OneDrive for Business to OneDrive for Business is very easy with Kernel Migrator for SharePoint. You need to add one account as a source and the second account as a destination in the Kernel Migrator for SharePoint. Then you can start the migration as:
Thus, you have successfully migrated data from OneDrive for work or school account to another OneDrive for work or school account.
Migration of OneDrive personal data to OneDrive work or school accounts is relatively easy with manual methods like uploading and syncing. However, the migration from one OneDrive for work or school account to another OneDrive for work or school account is more complex and requires professional migration solutions. Kernel Migrator for SharePoint is a professional tool that can be tried for this migration.