Get Drive notifications in Chat

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In Google Chat, bots are special accounts you can converse with to connect with services. Software developers create bots, but every Chat user can use bots. If you use the Google Drive bot, you can get notifications in Chat about activity in your Drive.

Turn on Drive notifications" "

  • When you install the bot, click or tap Yes at the message to turn on notifications.
  • If you previously turned off notifications:
    1. Send any direct message (such as "hello") to the Google Drive bot.
    2. In the response, click or tap Turn On Notifications.

After you turn on notifications, you get direct messages about Drive events, such as:

  • A new file or folder has been shared with you
  • A new comment or action item mentions you or is assigned to you
  • Someone has requested access to a file you own
  • You're close to running out of storage

Turn off Drive notifications" "

  1. Send any direct message (such as "hello") to the Google Drive bot.
  2. In the response, click or tap Turn Off Notifications.

To turn notifications back on, send another direct message to the Google Drive bot.

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