Are you a power google user? If yes are you searching for a way to use Google Drive as an app in your windows PC? If yes is your answer again then you landed on the right page. Google has launched the desktop app for Google Drive recently. In this tutorial, I am going to provide a step by step guide to download and install Google Drive App on your windows computer.
With Google Drive, you can create, edit and collaborate your files like docs, sheets, and slides. You can also create forms using Google Drive. The best part about Google Drive is that you don’t need to save your stuff each time, it will be auto-saved.
You can even upload your media files like videos, photos, documents, folders and almost any kind of files using Google drive and share it with your friends and family at ease.
Note: Currently this app is available for all the versions of windows such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows vista, etc., and for Android and MAC operating system.
Steps To Download And Install Google Drive:
Step 1: To get started, go to Google Drive’s Official Download page.
Step 2: In this page, click on “Download” on the top right corner of the window.
Step 3: This will now prompt you to choose your platform as shown below. Choose your platform.
For this tutorial purpose, I am choosing “Download For Windows”.
Step 4: A pop-up will appear asking you to accept the Terms of service. Click on “Accept and Install”.
Step 5: Now the download will begin and the process may take 2 – 5 mins.
Step 6: Once downloaded, double-click on the .exe file to install the app. Click “Run” when prompted.
Step 7: Within a minute or two, the app will be installed on your windows PC. Run the app and click “Get Started” in the first window.
Step 8: Next you need to enter your login credentials i.e., enter your Gmail ID and Password and click “Sign in”. The app will now display some of its major features, click “Next” and finally click “Done”.
That’s it. Now you are all set to go. The Google Drive app is now installed on your windows PC.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let us know in the comments section below.