1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Replacing Dropbox - Google Drive or One Drive?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by OM2, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. OM2

    OM2 Thread Starter

    Oct 28, 2007
    I need to replace Dropbox.
    Wanted some opinions: Google Drive or One Drive?
    Assuming I can install and then forget about - the files just sync themselves?

    Any pros and cons I should be aware of?


    I've been a user if Dropbox for more than 10 years - I started using very very early after it came out.
    I have a syncing problem - one account doesn't sync out of 20 accounts that share the same folder.
    I tried contacting support and asking on forums. Forums were helpful - but after uninstalling and resinstalling, the problem has come back. The support given by direct support really sucks. Slow replies. Replies where they haven't read what you said in your message to them. Really poor experience.
  2. bassfisher6522


    Aug 8, 2008
    Depends on what you want to pay for? Both offer free storage......Google drive is 15GB and Onedrive is 5GB. Then if you check the pricing plans....either monthly or annually it get's pretty expensive.

    I would recommend a Personal Cloud NAS device. The cost up front is a bit expensive but it's a one time purchase. Here's an inexpensive WD single drive fully enclosed device.
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1235562

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice