Drive Basics

This sequence of tutorials gives you the basics of how to get up and running with google drive. It will also discuss some best practice ways of working

They include:

  • How to upload files and folders
  • How to convert Microsoft Office documents to Google Docs and why you might do this
  • How to use File Stream to make your Google Drive appear like a USB stick
  • How to share files correctly and effectively
  • How to get the most out of "Shared with Me"
  • How to use Drive Search to find files
  • How to use Shared Drives effectively

All tutorials are 3 minutes or less in length and you can skip to the most relevant tutorials for you. This best practice will save you a lot of time in the future!

1. Uploading files and folders

2. Automatically Converting to Google Docs

Runtime: 1 minute 17 seconds

Runtime: 1 minute 48 seconds

3. Using Drive File Stream

4. Sharing files effectively

Runtime: 2 minutes 47 seconds

Runtime: 3 minutes 33 seconds

5. Using Shared with Me

6. Drive Search

Runtime: 2 minutes 57 seconds

Runtime: 1 minute 35 seconds

7. Shared Drives

8. Converting Office Documents to Google Docs

Runtime: 2 minutes 12 seconds

Runtime: 1 minute 34 seconds