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Install and configure Drive File Stream

Instead of going to the browser to access Google Drive, you can install Drive File Stream to access Google drive from File Explorer (This PC).

This makes it easier to use Excel and Word Files as well as Google files like sheets etc.

To install Drive File Stream on PC:

https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7329379?hl=en

Click on the link above

Choose download for Windows or download for Mac

Once installed, it will ask for your account details, enter username and password.

Once installed, Drive File Stream will appear as a drive on your computer, click on Drive File Stream and then My drive:

If the folders shared with you aren't there, you will need to add folders shared with you.

Add files to "My Drive"

If you want to organize shared files, add them to "My Drive."

  1. Go to drive.google.com.

  2. On the left, click Shared with me.

  3. Click the files or folders you want to add to your drive.

  4. In the top right, click Add to My Drive.

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