System requirements and supported browsers

Supported browsers

Google Drive on the web supports the two most recent versions of the following browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari (not supported on Windows)
  • Internet Explorer

Note: Other browsers might work with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. However, we can't guarantee that features will work as expected. 

No matter what browser you use, you should enable cookies and JavaScript.

If you're working in Internet Explorer 8 and would like to create or edit a Google drawing or presentation, you may need to use another supported browser. If you use Google Apps, you may be unable to upgrade your browser on your own. In this case, please contact your administrator or your IT support for further assistance.


For Windows

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

For Mac

  • Mavericks (10.9)
  • Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Lion (10.7)
  • Snow Leopard (10.6)

For Linux

Google Drive isn't currently available for the Linux operating system. Linux users can still access Google Drive on the web – New Window or through the Google Drive mobile app.

Mobile and tablet

For Android phones or tablets

  • Eclair and up (Android 2.1+)

For iPhone or iPad

  • iOS 5.0+