Get started with the Drive app for iPhone and iPad
With the Google Drive app for your iPhone or iPad, you can view, share, and organize your files, as well as make them available to view offline. You can also upload and store new files directly from your phone or tablet.
All of the files available on the app are also available on the web, and vice versa, so that you can easily access your files from anywhere.
Download the Google Drive app
- Touch the App Store icon on your device.
- Find and install the application called Google Drive.
- On your phone or tablet home screen, click the Drive app icon.
Open and manage files
To open and view a file:
- Open the Drive app.
- Touch the name of a file to open it. To open a menu of options instead, touch the grey i next to a file’s name to open the details panel and select an option:
Share Share the file with someone and give them view, comment, or edit access to the file Remove Remove the file from your device Move to... Move the file to a new or existing folder Print the file using Google Cloud Print or AirPrint Star Star the file as important for easier access Rename Rename the file Open in... Open the file with a different Google or third-party app Get link Copy a link to the clipboard to paste elsewhere (for example, an email)
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