Uploading Files to Google Drive

When in Google Drive upload files with ease and store them in the cloud so you can access them anywhere and at any time.

Uploading files and folders

It's easy to upload files from your computer to Google Drive. If you're using the Google Chrome web browser, you can even upload entire folders.

To upload a file:

  1. From Google Drive, locate and select the New button, then select File upload.
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  2. Locate and select the file(s) you want to upload, then click Open.
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  3. The file(s) will be uploaded to your Google Drive.
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Depending on your browser and operating system, you may be able to upload files by clicking and dragging a file from your computer into your Google Drive.

Uploading a file by clicking and dragging

To upload a folder:

Note: This feature is only available if you're accessing Google Drive through Google Chrome.

  1. Click the New button, then select Folder upload.
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  2. Locate and select the folder you want to upload, then click OK.
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  3. The folder and the files within it will be uploaded to your Google Drive.
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