Access your Drive files with Google File Stream

With Google Drive File Stream, you can access all all of your Google My Drive and Team Drive files directly from your computer without having to open a browser. You can also select files to make available for offline use for when you don’t have an internet connection.

When you install Drive File Stream on your computer, it creates a drive in Windows Explorer named Google Drive File Stream. All of your My Drive and Team Drive files will appear there. You can transfer files between your computer and Drive or browse and organize your Drive files right in Windows Explorer.



The File Stream app also allows you to open files directly within applications like Microsoft Word. When you click File > Open, just browse to the Google File Stream Drive to locate your file.

If you used the old Google Drive Desktop App, you may have received a notification that it would no longer work after May 12, 2018. Google File Stream is a recommended replacement for the Google Drive Desktop App. Another option …

Quick Bytes Live! Podcast, Episode 15


Quick Bytes Live! Podcast

Episode 15: Work Smarter(Arter) not Harder

(recorded April 27, 2017)
Amy and Karen chat about a long-time feature of Microsoft Office, Smart Art, and about how Karen is helping people rediscover this feature in today's "Data Viz" world. Karen tests her knowledge of Google tools, and answers a listener question about making screenshots. 

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