OneDrive to OneDrive for Business File Migration?

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Wondering if Microsoft has considered allowing users of both OneDrive as well as Office 365 the ability to move/copy files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business? This would be extremely useful for users who have both services.
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There is no way to move/copy files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business using the Web UI, if this is what you mean. You should use other techniques, such as moving/copying files between the locally synced folders.
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You can also open OneDrive for Business in Explorer view and then map a network drive to OneDrive personal and drag and drop.
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Metalogix has a free SharePoint app/add-in that can import content from Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive to a SharePoint Library. I have used it several times to import content from OneDrive to my OneDrive for Business library. It has only two problems: 1. It doesn't support folders. 2. You must switch to the old OneDrive UI because it works as a button in the library ribbon. https://store.office.com/drive-to-office-365-WA103989791.aspx?lc=en-us&assetid=WA103989791&ui=en-US&...
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Great suggestion! You should submit it to OneDrive User Voice!

 

In the meantime, if you have to move files at scale then BitTitian generally has the most cost effective solution.

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Another technique could be to use Microsoft Flow. It is free and it works behind the scenes, directly cloud-to-cloud.
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Or maybe use SPFileZilla :P....just kidding
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I do not think SPFileZilla will work. I do not think you can log into 2 accounts at the same time. You can only do your local network on one side and then login to a SharePoint site on the other.

Now, I guess if you had the entire ODFB folder already synced to your machine, you could sign into the other account and do it that way.

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Man, as I said, I was kidding