Sync files shared with you

Sync something that a collaborator has shared with you to the Google Drive folder on your computer.

All of the files that you own are in My Drive, and they'll automatically sync to your computer. You can also sync files shared with you to your computer by moving them into My Drive.

  1. Make sure that you've installed Google Drive for your Mac/PC.
  2. Go to the Shared with me view of Google Drive on the web.
  3. Drag file(s) from Shared with me into My Drive.
  4. Files will automatically sync to the Google Drive folder on your computer.

You can also add an item to or remove a file from My Drive by following these steps:

  1. Select item(s) in Shared with me by checking the box next to the title.
  2. Click the Folder icon google drive folder icon above your list of items.
  3. Check the box next to My Drive.
  4. Click Apply changes.
  5. Files will automatically sync to the Google Drive folder on your computer.