We explain what Google Drive is, how it works and what are the main features of this famous service created by Google.
Google Drive allows you to copy files from your computer to be saved in the cloud. In case the user wants to edit these documents, he must download them to his computer. Also, it allows you to create documents and folders directly from the platform through Google Docs documents that present very similar functions to the programs in the Microsoft Office package.
The main advantages of files created from the cloud through Google Docs are that the user can:
As part of the free Gmail email service, Google offers the suite of applications that Google Drive is in, among other applications such as calendar, photo viewer, translator, and conferencing application.
The user can manage, from any device, their documents and data stored in the cloud through Google Drive by entering their mailbox where they can view the Google application package.
To activate this option, it is necessary to enter the Google Drive service with a device connected to the Internet and that has the Chrome browser . The user must have a Gmail account to later install and activate the Chrome extension called “Google documents offline”.
Once the user is inside the Google Drive application, they must select the file they want to work on later in “offline” mode. The document will be stored on the device and synced with Google Drive when the computer has access to the Internet again, so that any changes made in the “offline” mode will be updated.
Chromebooks have limited hardware or footprint. They have a free Google Drive service with greater cloud storage , compared to a Gmail user. They are fast-performing teams because they do not accumulate data on their internal storage disks, but rather read and work the information directly from the cloud.
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