Download a file

Download files from Google Drive using a computer or an Android device.

Download a file

  1. Go to drive.google.com.
  2. Click a file to download.
    • To download multiple files, press Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows) while clicking other files.
  3. Right-click and click Download.

Note: You can't drag a file or folder to your directly to your desktop.

If you can't download a file

If you can't download a file, the owner may have disabled options to print, download, or copy for people with commenting or viewing access. 

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