Google Drive is a cloud storage service owned and created by Google all for the purpose of helping individuals do the following:
- Store files
- Share files
Most of the time, we run out of space when making use of our device. Devices are limited in terms of storage and this is the reason a lot of them require external storage. These external storages are also limited in terms of space. You can be at risk of losing your information on your device storage or external storage if anything happens to your device. Your device can get missing or corrupt at anything. This is the reason cloud storage and synchronization device like Google Drive is required.
The beautiful thing about Google Drive is, whatsoever you save to it can be accessed at any time so long as you have your login details.
Google Drive App requires internet access to upload documents but after the upload, you can now access the documents offline. Drive allows you to save the following:
And any form of media or file.
Google Drive App
Drive’s App is available for Android, IOS, Windows, and macOS. You can access your app whether you are online or offline. For starters, Google gives you 15GB free space on your Drive. After that, you get to subscribe to other suggested plans which grant you access to an even greater amount of space in your Drive. To start making use of Drive, you first need to sign up first for a Gmail account. To do this, you need to visit the website gmail.com. After the set up of your account, you can now download the Google Drive App from any of your App Stores. Drive doesn’t in any way interfere with the storage in your device. For clarification, kindly follow these steps to download and install Drive on your device;
- Visit the App Store your device uses
- Search “Google Drive”
- Click “Download” and then Install it to your device
After installing, you can now input your Gmail sign in details to start enjoying all the benefits.
If you are an Android user, it is even easier for you. Once you get an Android device, you will see the Drive App already installed in it. As soon as you sign in your Gmail account, there would be automatic synchronization with your Drive.
Any time you want to save something on your device, don’t forget to save to Drive for safety purposes.