How to Upload Files to Google Drive

Google Drive is a powerful Cloud tool that allows you to access files from any device. This Gizmo Guide details the process of adding files to Google Drive from a Mac or PC

Prerequisites: A Google account

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: Time depends on the size of the file you choose to upload

Expected Outcome: A copy of your file will be stored on Google Drive

Tools Required: A Google account and a file to upload Screen Shot 2020-03-27 at 5.00.45 PM-1

Steps to Perform 

  1. Visit from a computer
    1. Sign into your Google Account
    2. Click on the New button on the right hand side of the screen
    3. Click File Upload
    4. Browse your computer for the file you wish to upload, highlight it by clicking on it, and click Open
    5. Your file will now be uploaded to Google Drive