But, Google Drive has a limited free storage of just 15 GB. This is beneficial but not enough for all types of users who store huge files like videos and software in Google Drive. Still, it is costly to upgrade the storage limit, there is a way you can save these files for free to another Google drive account and get the current one empty.
You can easily move all Google Drive files to another account just by few steps without using any tools. You can migrate the total files from the Google Drive account to another.
You will need to use the Google Drive file sharing option to clone the files to another Google account. This shares the 'Google Photos' folder with another ID. You need to take care of it as you are sharing the Google Photos with another account, the person can see all the recent files and will be able to view the uploaded files in future as well.
If you add these all shared files to the 'My Drive' on that other Google Drive account, then you can turn the sharing off from the primary account. This is how the Google Drive migration works.
Steps to Move Google Drive Files/Photos to Another AccountJust follow the step-by-step guide to complete the procedure easily:
At first, open 'My Drive' in Google Drive account and select all files to transfer including the Google photos.
Now click on add account icon to share with another account.
Then input the email id to add and click on Send button.
Once you had done that, open that secondary account and click 'Shared with me' option.
Select all the files and click on 'Add to My Drive' option.
Now, still, it is not complete as it is in shared mode.
Just select all the recently added files and click on 'Make a copy' option from the list.
As it is successfully moved now you can delete the files from the first account.
Also, you can turn off the sharing of Google Photos. Here are the steps below:
How to Turn off File Sharing on Google Drive?Step 1
Select the files you have shared and click again on share icon.
This will open list of shared contacts. Just edit or delete the user you want from the list.
Once complete, click on 'Done' button.
This is a very simple procedure to move all the files from one Google Drive account to another. You can do this easily without any software. For moving the emails and other folders you can use Google Takeout to download and upload to the new account.