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Get started with Google Drive

Store your files securely and access them from any device using Google Drive. You can also open and edit your files from any device.

You automatically get 15 GB of storage for free and you can buy more storage.

Your 15 GB of storage includes:

  • Google Drive
  • Google Photos
  • Gmail

My Drive

My Drive is the folder that holds the files and folders you create. To access your files from different devices, sign in to your Google Account.

What will I see in My Drive?

  • Files and folders you upload or sync.
  • Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides you create.

Go to drive.google.com or download the app

There are several ways to use Google Drive. For the most flexibility, get the app for both your computer and mobile device.

OPTION 1: Using a browser, go to drive.google.com.

OPTION 2: Download the app for Android or iPhone/iPad.

OPTION 3: Download the desktop app to automatically sync files from your computer.

Upload files

To save files in My Drive, you can:

Organize files

Share files

You can share files and folders so other people can edit, view, or comment on them.

Shared with you

To see files that other people have shared with you, go to the "Shared with me" section of My Drive. Learn more about shared files.

Evan is a Docs & Drive expert and author of this help page. Leave him feedback below about the page.

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