1: Download Drive
Visit your device’s app store
and search for Google Drive (not all devices are compatible). Download the app and sign into your Google account. All your Drive files will displayed within the app.
2: Working on a document
Open a Google Documents document. There are no restrictions within the Google Docs mobile app
, other than its smaller interface. You can edit a document as you would on a computer.
3: Offline mode
Tap on the ‘i’ icon next to any file in your Drive list. Here you can adjust your sharing permissions and see when a file was last modified. Under Offline, flick the switch to on.
4: Accessing Offline files
From your Drive list, tap the Drive icon, then Offline to display all files that you have been allocated to Offline mode. To remove one from it, tap and hold a file, then tap Remove Offline.
5: Upload device files
Open an app in your device for which you want its content uploaded to Drive. Tap and hold or tick all folders/ files you want to upload, tap the Share icon and select Drive to upload.
6: Widgets Open your
Widgets window. Each Google app provides a widget and a shortcut. Drag the Drive widget and some Google app shortcuts to your home screen, creating a mobile Google desktop.