How to Copy/Move Files and Folders from one Amazon S3 Account to another. Copy files on Amazon S3.
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How to Copy/Move Files between Amazon S3 Accounts

With S3 Browser Freeware you can easily copy and move files between accounts.

Below you will find detailed instructions exlaining how to copy/move files from one Amazon S3 account to another.

In order to copy files from one Amazon S3 account to another, you need READ access to the source bucket and WRITE access to the destination bucket.

Check out the links below for more information about granting access to your bucket:

If Account A needs to copy file from their bucket (source-bucket) to the bucket that belongs to Account B (destination-bucket), the typical steps are:

1. Account B grants access to the destination-bucket for Account A.

2. Account A adds destination-bucket via the External Bucket feature.

3. Account A navigates to the source bucket and selects files and/or folders they want to copy or move.

4. Account A clicks Files->Copy if they need to copy these files or click Files->Cut if they need to move these files.

Select files and folders you want to copy or move between accounts

Select files and folders you want to copy or move between accounts and click Files, Copy or Files, Cut

5. Account A navigates to the the destination-bucket (external) and clicks Files->Paste to copy or move files to the destination bucket.

Open destination (external) bucket and click Files->Put

Open the destination (external) bucket and click Files->Paste, you may also use the Ctrl+V keyboard shortcut.

S3 Browser will start copying or moving files. You may track progress on the Tasks tab and via the Event log.

When all files will be copied, The Files table will be refreshed:

File copied

All files were successfully copied between accounts

If you need to copy large amount of files, this operation may take a while. You may significantly speed up file copying with S3 Browser Pro. It supports multiple working threads, making the whole process way faster.

See also

How to Copy/Move Files and Folders from One Amazon S3 Bucket to Another

How to clone an S3 Bucket. Copy all files from one Amazon S3 Bucket to another.

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