Add Google Drive to File Explorer

Add Google Drive to File Explorer

Sometimes, you definitely need to access files at ease on your computer rather than browse them online on Google Drive. Adding Google Drive to file explorer in Windows 10 is quite simple. Let’s go through the steps now:

How to Add Google Drive to File explorer:

Google provides a tool called File Stream that lets you access files locally with ease. 

  1. First, Download and install Drive File Stream utility for Windows
  2. Now, a pop up will appear on your screen. Click on “Get Started”.
add google drive to file explorer
  1. Now, Login using your Google credentials.
add google drive to file explorer in windows 10
  1. Next, you will be prompted to select folder you want to sync.
add google drive to file explorer in windows 10
  1. Now, select the Drive or Folder you want to sync between your Google Drive and PC
add google drive to file explorer in windows
  1. Next you will be prompted with the below screen. Click on “Got it” to continue:
add google drive to file explorer in windows
  1. Now, a screen will appear asking to ‘Sync my Drive to this Computer’ that will sync all of the files in your Google drive to your local disk.
add google drive to windows
  1. Now, your File explorer will have a dedicated section on the left side.
add google drive to windows
  1. Next, whenever you add any files to this folder, it will sync to your Google Drive.

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