Setup – Google Drive

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The Guide to getting Google Drive Setup and syncing to your Computer:

The first thing we need is a google account, Google accounts are free.

Note:

  • In order to create a Google account, you will need to enter some information, including your namebirth date, and location. Creating a Google account will automatically create a Gmail email address and a Google+ profile.
  • If you have a Gmail address, you already have a Google account, so you won’t need to create an account—you can simply sign in to Drive using your Gmail information.

Let us create a Google account for you:

Step 1:

  • Go to www.google.com.
  • Once on the web page, you will need to click on the Create an Account TAB.

Step 2:

  • Follow the directions and enter the required information.
  • it’s important to choose a strong password

Step 3:

  • Here you will need to enter your cellphone number or Recovery email address.

Step 4:

 

Now we are ready to Access our new Google Drive:

We have two options when accessing our google drive:

Option 1: You can access your Google Drive with the following link http://drive.google.com

Option 2: Navigate to Google Drive from any Google page.

  • When you select the Grid icon you will open the menu list.
  • You will then be able to select Google Drive, Called Drive.

 

Google Drive Desktop:

  • download the Google Drive desktop app to your computer.
  • Once it’s installed, you’ll see a new Google Drive folder on your computer.
  • Any files you move into this folder will automatically be uploaded to your Google Drive.

There we go we have successfully created a Gmail account and Google Drive Sync to your pc.

 

Ishmael Smith