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Keep all your work in one secure place with online file storage.

After you store your files in Google Drive, you can share them with others and access them on any computer, smartphone, or tablet. When you change or delete a file stored in one of these locations, Drive makes the same change everywhere else so you don’t have to.
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Click NEW to...

a Upload any file (such as Outlook files, PDFs, and videos) or folder from your computer.

b Create new documents right in your browser.

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Description

Example uses

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docs Google Docs

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Text documents

Example uses

Proposals, reports, shared meeting notes

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sheets Google Sheets

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Spreadsheets

Example uses

Project plans, budget sheets

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slides Google Slides

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Presentations

Example uses

Pitch decks, training modules, team presentations

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forms Google Forms

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Surveys

Example uses

Customer satisfaction surveys, group polls

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drawings Google Drawings

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Shapes, charts, and diagrams

Example uses

Flowcharts, organizational charts, website wireframes, mind maps

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sites Google Sites

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Websites

Example uses

Team sites, project sites, resume sites

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Work with files stored in Drive.

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Share your files and folders by clicking Share person_add and then choose what collaborators can do. They'll get an email notification, too.

 

Delete files and folders

Add and remove files and folders

Share or unshare files and folders

Edit Docs files

Comment or suggest edits in files

View files and folders

 

Can edit

Delete files and folders

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Add and remove files and folders

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Comment or suggest edits in files

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View files and folders

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Can comment

Delete files and folders

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View files and folders

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Add shared files to My Drive.

Note: When you move a shared file to My Drive, it only moves the file in your view, not in anyone else’s.

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Access your files from any device.

Browser or device

Requirements

How to access

Browser or device

web Web browser (any device)

Requirements

Install any web browser.

How to access

Browser or device

desktop_windows Computer

Requirements

Install Drive File Stream from the Drive Help Center.

How to access

Click Drive File Stream drive_file_stream and then Open Google Drive folder_mydrive.

Browser or device

smartphone Mobile devices

Requirements

Install the Drive app from the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS).

How to access

Open the Drive app on your device.

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