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Uploading a File to Google Drive

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Problem or Question:

How do I upload a file into Google Drive?

Environment:

Google Drive

Solution or Answer:

Confirm Upload Settings

Before uploading your first document into Drive, you should first be aware of the upload settings within Drive. The settings allow you to either convert the file into a Google Docs format during the upload or to keep the orginal format (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)

In Drive, go to Settings -> Upload Settings to view your default settings. We highly recommend that you always 'Confirm settings before each upload.'

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More information on Upload Settings can be found at:

https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2424101?hl=en&ref_topic=2375187


Upload a File to Drive

Step 1. In Google Drive, make sure that you are in you 'My Drive' area. It will appear in red.

Step 2. Click the upload button and select Files... from the drop-down menu.

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Step 3. Locate the file you want to upload on your computer and select it.

Step 4. Click Open.

Step 5. Your file will appear in “My Drive."

Additional information and a video can be found at:

https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2424368?hl=en

 

Submitted by Vivian Reed vivian.reed@csueastbay.edu


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Last Updated
04th February 2014 08:45:26 am

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Vivian Reed

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