With cloudHQ, you can set up a real-time backup of all your Google Team Drives to any cloud storage (Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Dropbox, etc.).

To set up a real-time backup of your Google Shared Drives, the owner of Google Shared Drives (i.e., Google Workspace admin or maybe team lead) need to create backup sync pairs that will back up your Google Shared Drives (Team Drives) to your backup storage. cloudHQ supports backup to the following cloud storage services:

  1. Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier
  2. Dropbox
  3. Box
  4. Google Drive
  5. Office 365 SharePoint
  6. Office 365 OneDrive Business
  7. OneDrive Personal
  8. Egnyte
  9. SugarSync
  10. WebDAV
  11. Amazon CloudDrive

To backup an individual Google Shared Drive just select it in our wizard – the Google Shared Drives are listed under Team Drives section:

If you are backing up the root of your Google Drive account you can include all Google Shared Drives you have access to by selecting the option Synch Google Team Drives:

Here are step by step instructions on how to backup a single Google Shared Drive:

  1. Start the synchronization wizard to sync two cloud accounts.
  2. Click the Google Drive icon:

    Google Drive

  3. Click on “Switch to one-way sync” to switch to backup:
  4. Select an already-configured Google Drive account or click “Add Google Drive” to add a new Google Drive account:

  5. If you click “Add Google Drive,” you will be forwarded to authorize cloudHQ to access your account:

    Add Google Drive

  6. Select “I’d like to sync an existing folder” and then select a “Team Drives” folder (not root folder):

  7. Click the icon where you want to backup your Google Team Drives (i.e. Amazon S3, or maybe Dropbox):
  8. Authorize cloud service for backup (Amazon S3, Dropbox, etc.)
  9. Select folder which will have backup:


  10. Choose your backup options (defaults are strongly suggested) and start the backup.
  11. Here is How to Monitor Status of Backup.
  12. An email will confirm the success of the initial data transfer.

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