To transfer your Hampshire Google Apps for Education (GAE) Drive files that you own to a personal Google account, you can use the Google transfer service available from your Google account dashboard.
This feature will automatically transfer your Drive files you own and upload them to your personal Google account. If you do not have a personal Google account you can create one for free. To copy content that other people have shared with you, add those files to My Drive first.
Important Considerations Before You Begin
When the copy process is done, you'll be notified by email about any files in My Drive that weren't copied.
To access the Google transfer tool:
Visit Google Support for additional help and information on copying content from your school account.
Download your Google Drive files
Export and download a copy of your Google Drive files in Hampshire GAE Account if you want to back it up or use it with an account or service outside of Google.
To access the Google download tool:
This article will show you 5 ways to stop Google Drive upload in progress and one Google Drive backup alternative. You can select the one that suits your situation to follow.
By @KelseyLast Updated July 13, 2022
“Hi all, I was trying to upload 2 GB of photos to Google Drive but the upload was going extremely slow. So, I wanted to pause the upload for a few hours, but there is no option for that, nor is there an option to cancel the uploads entirely. Does anyone know if there is a way to stop Google Drive upload in progress? Thanks in advance!”
How do I stop Google Drive upload in progress?
As one of the famous file storage and synchronization service, Google Drive is very convenient for users to upload and store files like photos, videos, docs, sheets, presentations, etc. on servers. Sometimes, users need to stop uploading in progress for some reason but don’t know how to stop Google Drive upload or find Google Drive won't stop uploading.
If you are confused about how to pause Google Drive upload on PC, you can read on. There are 5 free ways to stop upload to Google Drive in the following contents, and you can select the one that suits your situation to follow.
Way 1. Disconnect from the network
When it comes to an app that requires an internet connection to work, you can disconnect it from the network, and then, the Google Drive upload process will also be suspended.
Way 2. Pause the app
1. Just go to the system tray and click the icon of this app. If you don't see the icon, click the upward-pointing arrow in that same area to expand more icons.
2. Click the settings menu and choose Pause syncing.
✎Note: Whenever you want to resume uploading, right-click on the app icon you will get the Resume option click on that.
Way 3. Stop app forcefully
If the “pause” function till cannot help your stop Google Drive uploading progress, we need to take a harsher step of closing the app. For that, you can click on its icon on the system tray on the bottom right. Then, a window will pop up. Click the Settings icon and Quit.
Way 4. Disconnect your account
To stop Google Drive uploading completely, you can go to the Google Drive page and click Google account in the upper right corner and then click Sign out.
Way 5. Cancel upload task manually
When your Google Drive is backing up, a prompt box will pop up. You can click Cancel in the upper right corner of the prompt to cancel the upload task manually.
Bonus tip: Google Drive alternative to protect your files
Actually, sometimes, although you know how to stop uploading in Google Drive, it is hard to get the Google Drive client back to normal and you cannot upload or download files normally. If you still need to backup files to the Google cloud server, you can use the Google Drive web app with a browser. However, as we all know, the web app supports manual upload and download only, if you have a lot of files, it may waste you much time.
Thus, if you still want to use Google Drive cloud storage but want to save time and effort also, you can rely on an alternative to Google Drive client, which can help you backup local files to Google Drive without the Google client. There is some free cloud backup service like CBackup that can help you achieve that. CBackup supports Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox, you can use CBackup as an alternative to backup PC files to cloud.
You can follow the steps to backup your files to Google Drive with CBackup.
1. Download and install the CBackup PC client on your Windows PC.
2. Run the software. Then, sign up for a CBackup account and sign in.
3. Click My Storage on the left side, and click Add Clouds button, then choose Google Drive and hit Add. Then follow the on-screen guide to allow CBackup to access your Google Drive files.
4. Select the Backup tab, and then press Backup PC to Public Cloud button to create your backup task.
5. Choose folders you want to backup to Google Drive and choose Google Drive as the target location. Then, press the Start Backup button.
Actually, CBackup is a comprehensive and professional cloud service. Besides PC to cloud backup, it also supports multiple types of cloud backup including PC to CBackup Cloud backup, cloud to cloud backup. The PC to cloud backup features allows you to backup your PC files to CBackup's own cloud server called CBackup Cloud. If you have to stop Google Drive service due to some unsettled matters, you can also turn to CBackup Cloud that is offered by CBackup to continue back up your files to cloud for protection without any issue.
That's how to stop uploading files in Google Drive. It is not hard to see that stopping Google Drive upload in progress is not a hard job. However, Although Microsoft has done a remarkable job with Google Drive, there are times when it doesn’t work properly. For example, you will find that "Google Drive stopped syncing" or "Google Drive upload paused" when you try to backup and sync your files to Google Drive.
Therefore, if your Google Drive cannot work normally, CBackup is the best alternative to Google Drive. No matter you use CBackup as Google Drive client alternative to backup PC files to Google Drive or switch to CBackup Cloud directly, CBackup and backup your files securely and quickly.