To migrate Google Apps Google Drive accounts to Box or Box Enterprise managed, you need to create one-way sync pairs like this:

Google Drive (   -> Box (
Google Drive ( -> Box (

The above will create a one-way sync of each corresponding Google Drive account with Box account. The data will migrated, and it will also be kept in sync— allowing you seamless transition.

cloudHQ will also replicate all sharing information and permissions from Google Drive to Box.

Here are step-by-step instructions for how to setup data migration sync pairs.

Google Apps preparation:

Box Business and Box Enterprise Preparation:

  1. Ensure that you are a Box for Business admin. The instructions are here: Box for Business admin.
  2. In some Box installations, third-party applications might be disabled. You will need to check if third-party applications are disabled in your Box account and enable them. Instructions for how to check that are here:

Authorize cloudHQ to access your Google Apps domain

Authorize cloudHQ to access your Box Business or Box Enterprise Account

  • Go to and click the “Box for Business” icon:
  • Authorize your Box for Business admin email and follow the wizard steps:Authorize Box for Business admin account:
    Box for Business domain

    Box for Business domain

    Add Box for Business accounts:
    Add Box for Business accounts

    Box for Business successfully authorized

Start the cloudHQ wizard to create migration sync pairs

  • Go to
  • Select “Back up or Sync for Multiple Users”:
  • Click the Google Apps icon:
    Google Apps
  • Click “Switch to Migrate” button:
    Google Apps
  • Click the Google Drive icon:
    Google Apps
  • Select users:
    Google Apps
  • Click the Box icon and we will show preview of your setup
  • Verify the sync pairs.
  • Click on “Finish” to create sync pairs and start the migration.