Questions tagged [google-drive]

For questions specifically about the web interface of the file synchronization and cloud storage service from Google. Do not use along with [google-docs], [google-sheets] or [google-slides] merely because that is where such documents are stored.

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Do Google Docs notify users of suggested edits or comments if they no longer have access to the document?

Do Google Docs notify users of suggested edits or comments if they no longer have access to the document? E.g. I have a document shared. Someone makes suggested edits or comments on that document. I ...
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How to be the owner of all files created by someone else on my Google Drive company account

I have multiple freelancers working on my company and using our Google Drive. But every time that I stop working with someone and I revoke their access to my Google Drive, I lose the files they ...
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Giving access to a top-level folder in Google Drive does not seem to reliably grant access to any file in that folder structure

I made a folder in Google Drive, it has several sub-folders a few levels deep, and files and shortcuts in those folders. I am sharing the top-most folder. This is meant for a collaboration with around ...
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Need CODE help with function to List ALL folders AND all files

EDIT: Have now attempted to run the Tedinoz code found in forums here and am able to get filenames but only from two folders within the main folder... The two folders it's NOT reading, have several ...
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'Large' 'If' Formula Help

I am looking for a formula I can put into Google Sheets that finds the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest values in column B, but has to be associated with a number 1 in column A. Problem is, column A does ...
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Google Drive folder name on Mac

I'm using GoogleDrive on Mac with latest versions of GoogleDrive for Desktop (63.0.5.0) and macOS (12.6) The root of my GoogleDrive folder that shows up in my Finder used to be named: My Drive ...
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How to save shared folders by Google Drive links in my account

For example someone emails you a link to a shared folder on Google Drive. Is there a way to add it in your Google Drive without downloading and uploading it manually? It would be great if the owner/...
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Find size of Android backup in Google Drive

I have several Android devices I backup to my Google Drive account. I see a backup for each device but there is no information on how much space each backup is using. Is there a way to get the size of ...
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How to download a 33gb file from Google Drive? [duplicate]

I am trying to download a 33,4gb 'anybody with a link' file from Google Drive but it always gets interrupted at around two thirds way through, claiming "network issue", and on resume "...
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How can I download a 33gb file from Google Drive? [duplicate]

I have many files I want to download. I managed to get a 18gb file downloaded by signing up for a google account. There is also larger files, first of which is 33gb and I cannot figure out how to ...
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Find folder in GDrive that not contain a file

I have a well-structured dataset stored in GDrive, in the root folder, I have the days subfolder named in the format YYYYMMDD, and in each subfolder some CSV file with the data. Can you suggest me a ...
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I am trying to send multiple .pdf attachments stored in a drive folder, but this script only attaches the last file [duplicate]

function myFunction() { var html_body = "Estimados ¡Buen día! " + "<br/><br/>" + "Gusto en saludarles, agradezco su apoyo ...
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Making duplicate of folders/subfolders with their contents in Google Drive

Good day everyone ! If this question is not related here, please excuse me and let me know from where I can get an answer. In the Google Drive, I want to copy a folder including it's subfolders (with ...
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How can I change a row to be a text instead of a formular?

I have a row that contains phone-numbers. After "copy/pasting" the values from excel it creates formulars and shows now "#ERROR" instead of the phone number. How can I format this ...
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Music Player for Google Drive - Google Chrome extension to automatic play audio files in Google Drive

I'm wondering if there is a way to recover the google chrome extension Music Player for Google Drive which is no longer available? I need to automatic play the audio files I uploaded on Google Drive.
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How do I make a download link using Google Drive

I want to make a Download link for my zip file in Google Drive but I don't seem to know. How do I make a download link for Google Drive zip file for my website please help me.
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Is there a way to redirect google drive links to a totally new website?

I made business cards with a QR code that linked to a google drive folder in which I hosted my portfolio. That was years ago and I still have some cards left. Now I have my own website but was ...
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Permission to move/delete files/folders not created by me on Google Drive

We came into a situation, when we cannot move/remove files created by a user, who is no longer an active member of our organisation. I am aware, of possibility of transferring the ownership. But is ...
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Download single file from publicly shared Google Drive folder without zipping

I'm looking at PDF files in a publicly shared Google Drive folder and I want to download one of the files. I want to download the PDF file only. I do not want to download a .zip file containing the ...
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How can we upload only files of a certain type when uploading a folder to Google Drive?

I have a large number of .cpp (C++) files I would like to upload to Google Drive. However, on my computer, the C++ programs are stored with their compilation as well, and the compilation tends to be ...
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What formula can I use in order to calculate Z-Score within a specific rolling range?

Doing some sports statistical analysis for fun. Wonder if any of you guys can help me. This is the sheet I'm working with. I'm sure you can see how I'm already experimenting with this in the Z-Score ...
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Where is WhatsApp chat history exported to in Google Drive?

From Android I exported chat history to Google Drive. However, I see no file on either on Google Drive itself or even Google Docs. Where is this data? Can I download it? How would I view it? I see ...
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Is there any way that I get see all the unresolved comments/tasks that are assigned by me?

https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9685520?hl=en Here I only find search in Google Drive to find and act on unresolved comments that are assigned "to me". But what I really want is ...
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How to copy a native Google Sheets/Docs/Slides file from shared drive to My Drive, natively using Google apps functionality

I want to find out how to copy a native Google Sheets, Docs or Slides file, which is stored in a shared drive on the corporate Google Workspace environment, to my personal G-drive residing in the same ...
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Google Suite Legacy edition is going away from 1 June 2022. What are the alternatives? [closed]

I have been using Google Legacy edition (50 users) for myself and friends. I have been using YouTube, Google photos etc across all these accounts. Now I have less than 2 months to figure out what to ...
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Google Drive not working on LG TV

I tried to open Google Drive on LG TV (model: LG webOS TV UJ7507), but I got a message that says that the browser on TV cannot support Google Drive and needs to be updated. The problem is that the ...
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How do I downgrade my Google Drive storage account?

I have a Google Drive account and I want to downgrade from the 200gb plan to the 100gb plan. If I navigate to https://one.google.com/about/plans my only option is to upgrade. Opening a https://one....
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All Google Drive files have disappeared

My girlfriend's Google Drive account has been completely wiped out excluding one file. Last summer she started writing her thesis then she didn't touch it for a while. When she came back to it today ...
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How to see comment count in Google Docs

I used to be able to see the number of comments in Google Docs as a small blue oval with the number in it, on top of the comments button, but now it's gone. How do I make it come back?
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I received a link to Google Drive to a shared folder. Is there any possibility that they was warned that I clicked the file?

I clicked on a link for this shared folder using my Gmail account, and I am afraid that the original sender may have received any kind of notice that I have already clicked on it. Is there such ...
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Unable to correct Margins when converting Sheet to PDF and sending as email via app script

Attaching the snippet of my code. I have an input spreadsheet where the end-user enters in an email address. Then, the code will open my desired spreadsheet (Template1), converts it to a PDF and ...
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How can I edit a cell in Google Sheets which is linked to a file name in Google Drive?

I currently have a Google Spreadsheet with two columns - the file ID of a set of files, the file name. I want to write a Google Apps Script where when I change the file name within the spreadsheet, it ...
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How to revert docx file to its original state after it was opened in gdocs?

At work, we use Google Drive as the repository for most files. Some of these files are Microsoft Office files : .docx (Word), .xslx (Excel), .pptx (Powerpoint). Let's take the case of a .docx file. If ...
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How is 40GB possible on Google Drive (not paid)(anymore)?

We've come to encounter a Google Drive account which was once paid since the data grew on it, then the payments stopped, but the data still exceeded (around 22GB total) the quota of FREE tier which is ...
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When "Last modified" date in Google Drive can be different than "Last edit" date in corresponding document?

Up until now I was more than sure that "Last modification" date in Google Drive's column and "Last edit" date in Google Docs for the very same document / file must be exactly the ...
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Does clearing one's Google Drive old photo files also remove photos in Google Photos?

Way back when Google Drive was synced with Google Photos - i.e. I've had my photos backed up to Drive with Google Backup & Sync, and they'd automatically show up in Google Photos. I need to free ...
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Google Docs / Google Drive URL with username login

Normally, one would login with: https://drive.google.com/ or https://docs.google.com/ Assume that the account name is david.smith@gmail.com. Is it possible to append to append the account name with ...
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Google drive tracker

Is there any way to see who viewed a file that is in a Google Drive folder? This file is not a document it is an mp4 and jpg format.
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How do I upload "an old SD card full of photos" to Google Photos (from Windows laptop)?

Context I have an old SD card full of old photos. (I've actually copied the card to a folder on my laptop) Goal Upload all 800 pictures to Google Photos in "one shot". (i.e. All 800 at once. ...
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How to download a Google Drive data files/documents without Google Photos included in the Takeout?

I recently attempted to download all Google Drive data from Takeout. When making my selections such as from "Multiple formats", "Advanced settings", and "All Drive data ...
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Managing duplicates photos & videos in both Google Drive & Google Photos?

The relatively recent divorce between Drive & Photos still has me a bit confused. Though to be honest, I was never really sure of this question: Before the changes, when I shared a Drive folder ...
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I'm below Google One's free storage limit (<15GB used) but family plan is running out of space

I joined a relative's family plan. I'm below Google One's free storage limit (<15GB used) but his family plan is running out of space. The paying family member and others are using most of the ...
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Same link different file on Google Drive

I previously provided the URL of my files on Google Drive, however those files were accidentally erased from my Google Drive, and now I want to upload fresh files to the same shared link. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to redirect a shared Drive document to another inbox?

In my school district, we use Google Workspace for Education Plus, and I have full access to the Google Admin Console. I recently had to redirect all emails from a specific parent to a new account ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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Google drive shared folder showing in two different locations. How to make it just one?

A subfolder in a shared folder is showing up in two different locations within that shared folder. When I search for files within that subfolder, results from only one of those locations show up for ...
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Definitive list of indexed file types in Google Drive

I am trying to use Google Drive to run my day to day, but I use a lot of Markdown files (.md) linked to LogSeq for my note taking. Google Drive on the web will find the file name, but it fails to find ...
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gdURL permalinks no longer working

gdURL.com provides a free service where one can create direct permalinks for google drive files. I have used it for a few years now, and haven't had any issues. Now, whenever I (or a third party) try ...
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Share Google Drive files on a Facebook Group?

In our group we have archived Zoom calls stored on Google Drive. To make it easier for out group members to browse and download past calls, we'd prefer to have the download links shown also on our ...
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Present Google Drive search as a folder

Is there any way to present Google Drive search results as though they are a distinct folder? For example, suppose I have a folder named "Invoices" that contains files like this: ...

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