Use the Google Drive bot

You can use the Google Drive bot to get notifications in Google Chat about activity in Drive.

Before you begin

Turn on Google Drive notifications in Chat or Gmail

When you install the bot, click Yes at the message to turn on notifications.

If you previously turned off notifications:

  1.  Sign in to Chat or Gmail.
  2. Send any direct message (such as "hello") to the Google Drive bot.
  3. In the response, click Turn On Notifications.

Turn off Google Drive notifications in Chat or Gmail

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

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

 

If you turn on notifications...

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

  • A new file or folder that’s shared with you
  • A new comment or action item that mentions you or is assigned to you
  • Access request to a file you own
  • Alerts for storage space
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