How to upload files to Google Drive using computer: A complete guide

Here's how to upload files to Google Drive on computer

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Google Drive is one of the safest places to store your files. It not only keeps your file but also lets you access them from anywhere at any time on multiple platforms like computers, Smartphone or your tablet. You can upload a variety of files on Google Drive, like:

  • Documents
  • Images
  • Audio
  • Video

There are different ways to upload content to Google Drive. Which one is right for you depends on where you store your information and your skill level with computers. Here is a step by step guide on how you can upload files to Google Drive using a computer.

How to upload files on Google Drive using computer

You can upload a file from drive.google.com or your desktop. Here you have a choice to upload files into private or shared folders.

Step 1: Open your computer go to drive.google.com.

Step 2: By entering your login id and password, enter your account.

Step 3: On the new page, click New (at the top left)

Step 4: From the drop-down menu, select Upload file.

Step 5: Choose the file you want to upload.

Apart from this, you can even drag files into Google drive. Here are the steps you need to follow to drag files into Google Drive.

Here is how you can drag files into Google Drive

Step 1: Open your computer, go to drive.google.com.

Step 2: Here open or create New Folder.

Step 3: Here to upload files and folders, you need to drag them into the Google Drive folder.

Backup & Sync and sync is the third option. You just need to follow few simple steps to upload your files on Goole Drive by using Backup & Sync option. You can back up and sync your files with your Mac or Windows computer.

How to upload files using Backup & Sync

Step 1: First you have to install the application on your computer.

Step 2: After you install, you’ll see a folder called Google Drive.

Step 3: Drag files or folders into that folder. It will upload to Drive and you will see them on drive.google.com.

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