How do I get Google Drive on my desktop?

08/31/2020 Off By admin

How do I get Google Drive on my desktop?

Go to .

  1. Click the Download Google Drive for your PC button.
  2. Open googledrivesync.exe to automatically install and start Google Drive on your PC.
  3. Enter your Google Account username and password in the window that opens.
  4. Complete the installation package instructions.

How do I create a Google Drive shortcut on my desktop?

Create a shortcut

  1. In your browser, go to Google Drive.
  2. Right click the file or folder where you want to create the shortcut.
  3. Click Add shortcut to Drive.
  4. Select the location where you want to place the shortcut.
  5. Click Add shortcut.

How do I get Google Drive icon on my taskbar?

Pin Drive To Taskbar Windows 10

  1. Find the downloaded Google Drive on your PC.
  2. Right-click on that icon and then click “Pin to Taskbar.”
  3. Now press “Windows-D” to show your desktop.
  4. The taskbar will display the Google Drive icon.
  5. You can now open the Google Drive icon from the taskbar itself.

How do I add Google drive to my home screen?


  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Search for Google Drive.
  3. Locate and tap the entry by Google.
  4. Tap Install.
  5. Allow the installation to complete.

Is there a Google Drive desktop app?

You can add Google Drive to your desktop on a PC in addition to using it on a web browser. Adding the Google Drive app to your desktop will enable you to sync your documents and files from your computer to Google Drive.

Is there a Google Drive app for desktop?

How do I sync my Google Drive folder to my desktop?

Sync all downloaded files to Drive on Windows

  1. If you haven’t already, install Google Drive for desktop.
  2. On your computer, go to your Downloads folder (usually in C: > Users > your user name).
  3. Click Drive for desktop .
  4. Click Open Google Drive .
  5. Drag the Downloads folder into a Google Drive folder.
  6. Open Chrome.

What happened to my Google Drive icon?

On Windows, click on the windows menu in the bottom left corner, scroll down to applications beginning with D and click on ‘Drive File Stream’. You should then see the Drive File Stream Icon appear in your task bar after a few seconds, in which case your G drive should be accessible again.

Where is the Google Drive sync icon?

The Backup and Sync icon will be shown in the taskbar near the clock (bottom right corner of the screen). You can left-click once on this icon to view the synchronisation status. Note: If you don’t see the Google Drive icon, click on the little arrow on the left of the task bar.

Why is add to home screen not an option?

If you do not see the “Add to Home Screen” option after you have opened the Mobile Gallery App installation link, you are most likely viewing from an unsupported browser (i.e. using the Gmail app on an iOS device, or the Twitter app from an Android device).

How do I put a Google icon on my Desktop?

As you know in Windows you can achieve an end through different actions. Click the multi colored icon in the left hand corner, used to be Start. Scroll to locate the Google icon. Use the mouse, click on the icon and hold the left button down. Then drag the icon to your desktop.

How do you pin Google Drive to desktop?

Right-click that icon and then click “Pin to Taskbar.”. Press “Windows-D” to show your desktop. The taskbar displays the Google Drive icon. When you add new files to your Google Drive folder, the folder’s size increases.

Can I put Google Drive on my Desktop?

Go the Google Drive folder on your computer. On Windows, you may have a shortcut to your Google Drive folder on your desktop, otherwise, you can open File Explorer and select Google Drive from the “Quick access” menu on the left.

How do I install Google Drive on my laptop?

Installing Google Drive on Your Laptop or Desktop. Go to and make sure you are logged in with the account you will want to sync. Click on the Settings gear and select “Download Drive.”. Click on “Download Drive”. If asked, enter the username and password you have set up for your laptop.