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During routine maintenance, a number of users were signed-out from their Google accounts. If you were affected, please sign back in using your usual username and password at https://accounts.google.com. If you can’t remember your password or can’t sign in for another reason, recover your account password here.

Is Google Drive secure?

When you upload files to Google Drive, they are stored in secure data centers.

  • If your computer, phone, or tablet is lost or broken, you can still access your files from other devices.
  • Your files are private unless you share them.

To help ensure your Google Drive files are private:

Make your Google Account more secure
  • If you share a computer, sign out of your Google Account when you're done.
  • We suggest you don't install Google Drive on a shared or public computer. Anyone who uses the computer could access your files.
  • Learn more about Google Account security.
Control what other people see

Your files are private unless you choose to share them. You can share files with:

Learn more about staying safe online.

Evan is a Docs & Drive expert and author of this help page. Leave him feedback below about the page.

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