Upload files and folders to Google Drive
You can upload, view, share, and edit files with Google Drive. When you upload a file to Google Drive, it will take up space in your Drive, even if you upload to a folder owned by someone else.
Types of files
Upload & view files
- On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Drive app.
- Tap Add .
- Tap Upload.
- Find and tap the files you want to upload.
- To upload photos or videos, tap the photos and videos you want and tap Upload.
- You'll see a status bar at the bottom of your screen. To view your file, tap Locate.
If you want to upload files like Microsoft Word documents, you can change a setting to convert files.
Note: You can only change Google Drive settings from your computer.
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