Download a file

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

Download a file

Download a file to a different app

  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to to file you want to download, tap More More.
  3. Choose an option:
    • Download the file to your phone: tap Save to Files and then Choose where you want to save the file and then Add.
    • Open the file within another app: tap Open in and then Choose the app you want to use.

Save a photo or video to your camera roll

  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to to file you want to download, tap More More.
  3. Tap Send a copy.
  4. Depending on your file, tap Save image or Save video.

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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