Two Ways: How to Upload Files or Folders to Google Drive? – review information

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service that allows us to store, synchronize, and share files and folders. In this post, we will show you how to upload files or folders to Google Drive in two simple but effective ways.

How to upload files or folders to Google Drive

Way 1: Uploading files or folders via browser.

It might be the most straightforward way available to upload files or folders to Google Drive via browser.

Step 1: First thing you need to do is opening up Google drive window on the browser and then sign in Google Drive with your Google account.

sign in Google Drive on browser

Step 2: Appoint the folder to store the uploaded files or folders. Then select the files or folders on your computer and drag them to the Google Drive window on the browser.

Drag and drop the files or folders to Google Drive

Step 3: Wait for a while and the files or folders will be stored in your Google Drive.

the files will be stored in google drive

Attentions: You can select multiple files and folders to upload at one time in this way. Additionally, you can also use the “New” button to upload files or folders. However, only multiple files or a folder can be uploaded at one time in this way.

Use new button to upload files or folder

Way 2: Uploading files or folders by Google Drive Sync.

Although the above method is so simple and convenient, if you want to upload a large number of folders in different locations simultaneously, it is recommended for you to upload by Google Drive Sync. Google offers an application called Backup and Sync that allows you to upload any file or folder to Google Drive.

Step 1: Firstly, you need to download and install the application of Google Drive and sign in with your Google account. Follow the installation process, and you will see an icon of Backup and Sync in the bottom right corner of taskbar at last.

Step 2: Click the Google Drive icon on the right of the taskbar and then click “” in the top right corner of the window. Click Preferences to open a Preferences-Backup and Sync window.

Open Google Drive preferences

Step 3: Click CHOOSE FOLDER and choose the folder that you want to upload.

Choose the folders you want to upload

Step 4: Repeat Step 3 to select all the folders.

Step 5: Check the boxes and Click OK.

Check the box and upload the folders

Step 6: Wait for a minute and all the folders will be upload to Google Drive.

Upload folders by Google Drive

Attentions: The application of Google Drive allows you to s create a Google drive-linked folder on your computer. So that you can upload files or folders by copying and pasting or dragging and dropping.


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