How to Install and Use Google Drive

I'm always looking for easier ways to store and organize my files. Now that cloud storage is widely available, this can be done for free (up to a certain amount of storage, anyways). Of all the options available, Google Drive is one of the best, if not the best, available. Here's how to get it set up and start using it.

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    Google Drive Video Tutorial - Sharing Files and Folders

    A tutorial on sharing Google Docs and other files and folders using the 2013 Google Drive interface. This is part three of a four-part series on using Google Drive. 

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    Overview of Google Drive - Google Drive Help Section

    Even being sort of a tech-savvy person, I was a little confused when I first started using Google Drive. Even though it ultimately has a pretty simple purpose (create and store documents)&nbsp;and is easy to use, it didn't come as easy for me to understand and use&nbsp;as you would think.&nbsp;<br><br>Like any other Google products, the interface is not super slick, intuitive or overly pretty. It simply just works, which is actually fine with me. I just didn't understand all of its features right away.<br><br>By the way, Google Drive is free, and you start off with 5GB of storage (for non-tech people, that's quite a bit). Keep following along :-)&nbsp;<br>

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    Google Drive Video Tutorial - Organizing Documents and Files

    A tutorial with tips on organizing documents and files in Google Docs using the 2013 Google Drive interface. This is part four of a four-part series on using Google Drive.

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    How to Use Google Drive via WikiHow

    For a basic explanation of Google Drive and how to use it, this is all you'll need!&nbsp;

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    Ten Ways to Maximize Your Potential With Google Drive

    Now that you have an understanding of how to set up and use Google Drive, here are some tips to really become a power user.&nbsp;

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    Install Google Drive on Your Computer Desktop

    Google Drive gives you the ability to create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms and more. But that's not all! If you choose to "Download Google Drive", you will also have a desktop folder on your computer desktop that automatically syncs to Google.&nbsp;<br><br>This is a text explanation of how to install&nbsp;Google Drive onto your desktop.&nbsp;

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    How to use Google Drive (in text)

    This is a little more in-depth explanation of how to use Google Drive. If you would have an easier time learning with video, keep following along.&nbsp;

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    An Explanation of Google Drive's Pricing if you Want Extra Storage

    Google Drive is free out of the box for up to 5GB. Honestly, that's probably all you'll need if you're a typical Internet user. You probably don't need to upgrade unless you're using Google Drive for your business or some sort of heavy storage.&nbsp;

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    Google Drive - How to Sync with a Local Folder on Desktop

    This shows how to sync Google Drive with a local folder on your desktop. This is good to know if you're going to install Google Drive onto your computer (which I recommend).&nbsp;

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    Google Drive Video Tutorial - Basic Functionality

    A Google Drive introduction tutorial for the 2013 Google Drive and Google Docs interface. This video covers the basic functionality of Google Drive and how to upload multiple types of files to Google Drive. This is part one of a four-part video series on Google Drive.<br><br>This is an outstanding tutorial and 1 of 5 videos you'll be seeing in this toolset from <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="">Anson Alexander</a>.&nbsp;

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    Download Google Drive

    Open this link and click the download button to download Google Drive to your computer.&nbsp;

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    This is Google Drive - Start Here

    Here's Google Drive's homepage. You can go here to get the process started!

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    Google Drive Video Tutorial - Composing Google Docs

    A tutorial on how to compose Google Docs in Google Drive using the 2013 interface. This is the part two of a four-part series on using Google Drive.&nbsp;

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