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What is Google Drive app?

Accompanying the new service is the Google Drive app for Android that allows users to access files stored on their Google Drive account and upload new files to it. The app is an update to the existing Google Docs app, and as a result, looks very similar to it.

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows users to store files in the cloud, synchronize files across devices, and share files. Google Drive encompasses Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, an office suite that permits collaborative editing of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, forms, and more.

Google Drive was launched on April 24, 2012.

In August 2016, Google Drive ended support for Android devices running Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" or older versions, citing Google's mobile app update policy, which states: "For Android devices, we provide updates for the current and 2 previous Android versions." According to the policy, the app will continue to work for devices running older Android versions, but any app updates are provided on a best-efforts basis. The policy also states a notice will be given for any planned end of service.

 

How to download and install Google Drive app?

1. Go Google play store on your android smart phone.

2. Type in search box Google Drive app and search it.

3. Click on pop up for download.

4. After download click install it.

5. Now Google Drive app installed.

 

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How to use Google Drive app?

1. Open Google drive app in your mobile phone.

2. Enter your user id and password.

3. Browse your files and folders under My Drive.

4. To better organize your files, you can create folders in My Drive.

5. Go to the folder you want to save the file in. You can navigate through folders by tapping them.

6. You can upload files from your device.

7. You can edit your files.

8. You can organize your files and folders.

9. You can share your files.

 

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