How to use Google Drive

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You can store your files securely and open or edit them from any device using Google Drive.

Get started with Google Drive

You get 15 GB of space in your Drive at no charge. Learn what takes up space in Google Drive and where to buy more space.

Step 1: Go to

On your computer, go to You’ll see 'My Drive', which has:

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

Learn how to back up and sync files from your Mac or PC.

Step 2: Upload or create files

You can upload files from your computer or create files in Google Drive.

Step 3: Share and organise files

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

To see files that other people have shared with you, go to the 'Shared with me' section.

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