Google Drive

Google Drive for Pc


  • Category: Productivity
  • Last Updated: 2018-11-06
  • Current version: 4.2018.44203
  • File size: 297.47 MB
  • Developer: Google LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

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Downloading and installing Google Drive on your Windows PC

Download Google Drive for Windows: Google Drive is an Productivity App, developed by Google LLC. The Productivity App was officially released 2012-06-28. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Google LLC, with the latest current version being 4.2018.44203 which was officially released on 2018-11-06. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 2,009,849 Reviews on the App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5.


Using Google Drive on your Windows computer is actually very easy but if you are new to this process, you will definitely need to pay attention to the steps listed below. This is because you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We will help you download and install Google Drive on your computer in 4 simple steps below:


1: Download an Andriod Software emulator for Windows

The importance of the emulator is that it emulates or immitates an android environment on your computer, making it super easy to install and run android apps from the comfort of your PC without buying a phone that runs android. Who says you cannot enjoy both worlds? To begin, you can download such an emulator app made by too top dogs in the space.
A. Nox App . OR
B. Bluestacks App .
Personally, I recommend the "B" option as Bluestacks is very popular so if you run into any trobles using it, you can find good solutions on Google or Bing (lol). 


2: Now Install the Software Emulator on your Windows PC

If you successfully downloaded the Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe, go to your Downloads folder on your computer or anywhere you ususally store downloaded files.
Once you have find it, click it to install the application. It should start the installation process on your PC.
Click Next to accept the EULA License agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application.
If you do the above correctly, the Software will be successfully installed.


3: How to Use Google Drive for Windows PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and locate the search bar. Now type Google Drive in the search bar and hit Search. You will easily see the app. Click on Google Drive application icon. A window of Google Drive will open and it will display the app in your Emulator Software. Hit the Install button and your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
Next, you will see the "All Apps" icon.
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the Google Drive icon. Click on it and start using the application.



Hope it was not too difficult? If you have any further inquiries, contact me through the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page so I could help You. Have a nice day!

About Google Drive

Developer Description

Get started with Google Drive for free and have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders. With Drive, you can: • View documents, PDFs, photos, videos, and more • Search for files by name and content • Easily share files and folders with others • Set sharing permissions to view, comment, or edit • Quickly access recent files • See file details and activity • Enable viewing of files offline Google accounts get 15GB of storage free, shared across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. For additional storage, you can upgrade to a premium subscription plan as an in-app purchase. Subscriptions start at $1.99/month for 100 GB in the US, and can vary by region. Storage subscriptions purchased from the app will be charged to your iTunes Account, and automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions and auto-renewal may be managed by going to iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en_US/policies/privacy Google Drive Terms of Service: https://www.google.com/drive/terms-of-service

App Reviews

  • Great for schools to use

    5
    By Casual Tetris player
    I can easily check in with my students by creating "shared" folders. I have my own folders for each class hour I teach and each student has their own "shared" folder to me. Every assignment is to be done in this shared folder which I can access on my own screen and communicate via comments without standing over their shoulder. This gives accountability that students are on task and not hopping to a new browser, auto saves their work, folders can be shared/viewed by parents so parents know if their student is up to date with assignments, and gives me the luxury to have a paperless system-no more student claims of "I turned it in!". Clearly I like Docs as a result of teaching Langage Arts but we use slides, and students have their own websites by using "sites" which we use for facilitating student led conferences. This helps students be better prepared for future job interviews and practice presentation skills. The accessibility to view past versions of work is key to know when edits have been made to projects and lets students easily collaborate for group projects. I am SO GLAD our school has chosen to use Google Drive. I feel it's the best fit for both teachers and students to interact in this era that combines education and innovation.
  • How do you judge a drive?

    5
    By Moygarra
    Say it’s success is dependent upon server or is: So google would make ya Believe they have one up on everybody else. And they should have one up then everybody else because they been around so long and if you seen all the infrastructure and the underpinnings and me in the network that makes things go around so as a drive for you wanna put your stuff there’s got to be Solid and not going to float away during a big storm so Google drive that was a virtual drive and as of that virtual drive it’s not anything that you can well if that’s ever goes away so drive and that’s the hard part about it because if you don’t give a look up in your system you don’t know what do you have any of the right availability of actually seeing it that creates two problems one the actual space with your hard drive we have to exist for you to have a double drives and to the sink properties it would belong to those documents on your hard drive versus those that are out there in the cloud or in a drive but on a cloud so those are the complicating to happen there in the summer hard and fast rules about that and some different lip service levels of agreements that are now part of the Infrastructure in progress.
  • Best Back Up For All Types of Documents From Pictures To Important Files

    5
    By snugz030914
    I have been using Google drive for a while now sometimes I don’t even realize the pictures or files that I need are right there at the tips of my fingertips just by logging into Google Drive from anywhere and it has been a lifesaver more than once in terms of looking for something I needed and I find it! Also many moments and memories via pictures; I thought I had lost forever, but realize are stored right there safe and sound in my google drive! The safety and security are on point and overall...thus far Google Drive is Awesome! It also alerts you for each and every sign in attempt on any device and periodically prompts user to verify and conduct security checks for device sign in and activity review ensuring that everything is done by you the user and also that only you have access to ALL YOUR Information. Top it all off, it’s absolutely FREE! No fees, as of yet, but even if they were to charge for this service it would be well worth the monetary cost, for the peace of mind it provides! THANKS GOOGLE DRIVE!!! Keep it Up! Much Appreciated especially by users who may not be as tech savvy as the newer generation of users! THANK YOU!!!
  • Just as well, a stunning feat of a software company

    5
    By F4b14nc1t0
    Picture this: by my office desk lies a Windows 7 computer, antiquated by today's standards, and nevertheless I can use the google chrome browser, and with my Gmail account I begin writing a document, obviously adding data culled from other web sites. I rise from my desk chair, and begin the daily commute home. In the bus, using my Bluetooth wireless headset and my smartphone, I listen to some music from Google Play, while opening said document, which I previously saved to Google Drive, and continue my work, not wasting precious time. When I get home, after unplugging myself from the headset, I am greeted by my loved ones. After some quality time, I decide to lie in bed. I reach for my tablet, stored in the drawer of the bedside table. Once again, Google Drive fulfills its promise, and effortlessly I open the document, proof reading it to correct and polish it. When I want, I can leave it so tomorrow I begin the process again. Simple and convenient are the qualities that come to my mind when I think of Google Drive.
  • Google is awesome

    4
    By M&L5
    Google is awesome I always recommended because it has so many benefits like for example gives you 15GB for summer free no extra cause except if you want more also it saves your photos from your phone to google photos not only that but also it has a program similar to Microsoft but it’s not which is called google docs, excel, PowerPoint, and spread sheets every time your working on your document it automatically saves your what your typing so you don’t have to worry if the internet went out n it didn’t save don’t worry google got your back not only it backs up your document every second but also you can share it with other people the documents you create and keeps track of what everyone is doing in the document and also theirs a shareable link that u can send to everyone without making an effort then signing into their google or if they don’t have google account it is awesome and then when you start typing an assignment in Spanish it corrects your Spanish or any language you are typing
  • AMAZING

    5
    By M Y S T E R Y ~~~~~
    I never give any app five stars, but this one deserves it. The google drive app lets you use google docs, slides, sheets, classroom, and more without WiFi!, say you are on a road trip or a train, or plane, and you want to write, or do something on google classroom. You would usually just go to safari (which on a plane you wouldn’t be able to access) and look up I google classroom. From there, you would click on the link and peruse your business. Using it on the web, can create distractions, and you might not even be able to be access the web if you don’t have WiFi at the time. With the app, (which is a great score because it is free!!) lets you access docs no matter where you are! It is an app so it can be accessed without interruptions, and blocks. I personally love this app as I am a writer. I simply click on the app, and magic! I can write down all of my thoughts and ideas, etc. This app is truly amazing and I 100% recommend you purchase it today!
  • A stunning feat of humanity

    5
    By therutabega
    Yeah, I know that's big praise. But seriously, look at it. This is a full productivity suite I can use hopping back and forth among my phone, work laptop, wife's computer, my own two office machines -- whatevah, I want to see and work on any of my stuff, I jump on the nearest device and go to work. It's free and it works perfectly every time. It's kind of insane we can do all this, actually. I keep expecting I'll miss MS Office, especially Word's substantially more robust feature set, because I make a lot of documentation professionally and I depended on Office for many years. But it really hasn't happened. I use Google docs for everything and now I really depend on the universal accessibility Drive affords. I'm not transporting any more files on thumb drive, forget it. Life is easier, the birds are chirping. So thanks Google! I know you're making a mint off my small contribution to your Big Data collection. But what the heck, I wasn't using that anyway. And I am using this. Regards.
  • Google Rocks!

    5
    By CurlyQTina
    Google’s versatility and full functionality have made so much of what I do easier. Previously I used three or four different online services. One service could store images. Another could store text. A third and fourth were used to take notes for research and compose files. When I needed to compile all of the information between those different sources. I would open content in one environment, copy and then paste the content into a completely different environment. Then have to worry about trying to remember which platform my final continent was stored on. Many times I would recreate content because I couldn't find the last version of my file. Or forget where a part of what I had created was located. With Google’s amazing features and tools, I now know that everything is stored in one location. I can easily work on my files in a single seamless environment. You have made my processes faster and allowed me to cut unnecessary time.
  • Has become the essential tool in my office

    5
    By Papa Teter
    In my previous office we used Microsoft Office, Outlook and Box for file storage, sharing and editing. Box edit works but is super clunky and hopeless for real time document editing. Google Drive just works better across a shared workspace environment, with Google docs for group editing, commenting, comment resolution, taking, etc. Perhaps even more importantly, Google Drive and Docs and Sheets are a great way to collaborate across operating systems. My office is half Apple and half Windows environment in HQ, and about 30-70 in our international offices. Google is platform agnostic - I use Drive and their office suite from my iPhone, iPad, Windows desktop and iMac. It just works. The one area where I still prefer Microsoft is for email. Gmail is just not sophisticated enough for enterprise use. We are stuck with it in my office and all use different workarounds. I’ve been waiting for a decade for gmail to have half the functionality of Outlook!
  • Navigation

    4
    By Patches RN
    Everyone must remember, I’ve never worked on a computer in my life. I’m a “real newbie” at anything to do with a computer. I promise i will get better. At this point I am “learning on the fly”. I have to learn as I go, you just have to because everything is done via the computer and internet. I can’t even fill out an application on paper anymore, it all has to be done online. Anyway, just wanted to say that I am beginning to pick up a few things along the way and this app has honestly helped me so much, especially when it comes to importing my resume. I was lost before on this, but I’m a big girl now and can do it all by myself without having to have my kid show me how to do it EVERY SINGLE TIME!!! My kid is also appreciative of this app, just for that alone. Again, thank you so much for making at least one thing in my life easier. I am having a very tough time right now but this app does relieve at least a little bit of stress knowing I can at least do one thing by myself.

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