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How to mount Google Drive and Dropbox to Windows VPS?

Cloud is a next-gen backup solution that is being used by every other individual or large-small company to maintain their crucial backups securely. You can set up your NextCloud setup using Google Cloud, Aws, or opt for a cloud storage-centric solution provider such as Wasabi, OneDrive, One Storage, etc. In this article, we will be covering how to mount Google Drive and Dropbox to Windows VPS.

You can mount the Google Drive and Dropbox using two methods,

  1. Using official software with sync.
  2. Using the third-party applications.

Mount Google Drive To Windows VPS

Google drive officially has an application which will sync all drive based data to your windows vps as directory.

Visit Download & install Google Drive for desktop using the guide,

navigate to google drive and download the google drive application

Once the installation is finished it will ask you for the account sign in. Click on the Sign in with browser.

google drive sign in

Using credentials sign in and grant the access to the Google Drive application,

sign in and grant permission of google drive files

You have successfully signed in and granted the access of Google Drive,

congratulations on google drive sign in

Congratulations! You have successfully mounted Google Drive to Windows VPS.

how to mount google drive to windows vps

Mount DropBox To Windows VPS

First, download the DropBox using Install – DropBox Application,

download dropbox application

Post installation, sign in to DropBox account,

sign in to dropbox application using dropbox sign in

Next, configure how you would like to sync the files,

select the sync option dropbox

Here you need to select the folders to backup on DropBox cloud,

dropbox select folders to backup

Finally, you can manage the DropBox storage at AdministratorDropBox.

manage dropbox using windows vps

You can mount Google Drive, DropBox, and other cloud storage platforms through the available commercial application. Some of the third applications have freemium features, allowing limited features that will eventually work for personal uses.

Updated on May 3, 2022

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