Understanding Multiple File Management Across Cloud Storage Accounts In Android

Posted on Jan 6 2015 - 8:58am by Victoria Brinsley


With cloud storage becoming one of the most talked about topics of discussion, it is not surprising to find a majority of smartphones and smart tablets equipped with multiple cloud storage accounts. Serving as brilliant multitasking tools, these accounts are easy to manage and form a crucial component of every smartphone, netbook etc. Particularly talking about Android, the emerging Cloud Storage services have been brilliantly embraced by consumers residing in different parts of the world. Today, through this blog, I’ll be emphasizing on the method that’s been utilized for managing and controlling multiple files across different cloud storage accounts that are being maintained by an Android user. So, let’s get started.

Signing up for multiple cloud storage services has paced up multi-tasking in Android

Although it is a bit tiresome to manage multiple cloud storage services that have been installed within an Android device, a wide majority of people have actually chosen the same for getting indulged in tasks that expect a major portion of your time and energy. Thanks to the easy availability of various cloud agrregator applications, it has become feasible to manage multiple cloud storage services via a single Android admin dashboard.

Now, let me elaborate on few handy apps that allow you to share and manage files and folders across multiple Cloud Storage accounts available within Android powered devices:

ES File Explorer

Supporting popular Cloud Storage Services like Google Drive, SugarSync, Ubuntu One, Dropbox and Amazon, ES File Explorer serves as a remarkable application for managing FTP servers, managing and transferring files between the Android device and the subscribed cloud services. You can simply tap on the ‘Select’ button to highlight all the files that are being stored in different cloud storage accounts within your Android smartphone/tablet. Once you’re done with making the selections for the files, you simply need to tap and hold any of the highlighted files, followed by choosing ‘Copy To’ option for copying/sharing the respective files.


Yet another handy app that allows you to manage all your cluttered Android cloud storage is Rainbow. Supporting highly renowned Cloud Storage Services including Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive, Rainbow serves as an easy and quick solution for transferring files between these popular cloud services. All you need to do is simply install Rainbow directly in your Android device, attach your cloud service accounts and you can start moving files between these accounts by tapping on the ‘Data Transfer’ tab. You can also choose to copy or delete a particular file/folder that’s stored in a specific Cloud service account.


MultCloud is a free application that allows you to manage files and folders across cloud services installed in your Android gadget. For example, you can use MultCult for moving files from Dropbox to OneDrive. In addition to file management, you can also avail the option for uploading, downloading, cut, copy, paste, rename, delete, share, search and so on. The best part of using MultCult is that it allows you to combine the free storage of multiple cloud drives.


Serving as a robust solution for scheduling file transfers across a wide array of cloud storage services, Mover.io works well for all Android powered devices. Offering support for over 20 Cloud Storage services including OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and many more, Mover.io has also collaborated with popular web hosting service providers such as Dreamhost, Amazon S3, Rackspace and Sharepoint. One of the greatest advantages of choosing Mover.io is that you can schedule and run file transfers as often as you want.


Otixo is another remarkable app that allows you to transfer files over the cloud in your Android smartphone/tablet. Collaborating well-known cloud storage services like Cubby, CloudMe, Bitcasa and SugarSync; Otixo even allows you to search for files, preview and launch them using some simple steps.

Wrapping it all up

It’s great that we now have an easy access to numerous ways of copying, moving and managing files across multiple cloud storage services in Android. So, if you are looking for total control over data stored in your device, just use the aforementioned apps and you can stop worrying about your data’s storage that may get damaged, lost or stolen.

About the Author

Victoria Brinsley is a veteran Android developer for Appsted Ltd – a renowned Android apps development company in India. In case, you are willing to avail programmers for hire for the same, consult with her for best services.