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Overview

Download from Google Drive to PC; Download from Google Drive to iPhone; Delete duplicates from Google Drive; Method 1: Download files from Google Drive to PC. First, ask yourself whether you want to transfer certain files from Google Drive to your computer, or whether you would prefer to always keep your computer and Google Drive in sync. Download Drive File Stream. Download for Mac; Download for Windows; Logging into the App. After you download the application and launch it for the first time, you will be presented with a Google login screen. Enter your full Swarthmore email address ([email protected]) You will be redirected to the Swarthmore login page. From your Web browser, go to the Google Drive File Stream home page. On the Google Drive Help page, click on Download for Windows. In the following pop-up window, click Save File. If you’re prompted to enter a location in which to save the installer file, titled googledrivefilestream.exe, save the file. To setup Google Drive File Stream as a Windows Service: If necessary, download and install Drive File Stream on your Windows PC. (Note that Drive File Stream is not currently supported on Windows Server editions.). Make sure to enter your username and password for Google and confirm that you can use the G drive in Explorer.

Filestream is a tool for connecting your Google Drive to your PC or Mac and accessing the files as though they were located right on your local drive. Filestream uses an advanced machine learning algorithm to help keep files you are likely to access synced to your computer so you can access them, even when you can't connect to the web.

Access

Download Filestream to your PC or Mac from https://google.com/drive/download

Help

For tailored assistance regarding Google Filestream, please contact the Help Desk at 828-262-6266 (Option 1)

For general assistance, please view Google's Drive Support Page

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Google offers a desktop application that allows you to sync your Drive folder structure with your computer. This allows you to save directly to Drive and access already existing files from within desktop applications. Your Drive will appear as if it is an external device connected to your computer. This version of the Drive desktop application does require an internet connection to display your Drive folders and files. You can find more information by checking out the official Drive File Stream documentation from Google.

Please Note

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Drive File Stream is still considered a Beta application by Google, so features may change quickly and issues may arise. If you ever have an issue logging in or accessing Drive File Stream, your Drive and all of its contents will always be available via a web browser with the use of the internet.

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Logging into the App

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After you download the application and launch it for the first time, you will be presented with a Google login screen.

  • Enter your full Swarthmore email address ([email protected])
  • You will be redirected to the Swarthmore login page
  • Sign in using your Swarthmore credentials
  • Complete your Duo authentication

Once successfully logged in File Stream will begin syncing your files. File Stream will show up as an external device in your Finder for Mac users and as the G drive in your file explorer for Windows users.

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Tips and Tricks

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Pin the App

In order to make it easier to find the app, pin it to your Dock or Taskbar. When you launch the app for the first time, right-click on the app icon that shows up in your Dock or Taskbar and choose the option to pin it to that location. This is useful because some system updates close the application or log you out, making the folder disappear. Having the app in an easy to find location helps you get it back open and logged in so you can access your files and folders again.

Saving for Offline Use

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You can save files for offline use if needed. You will need to choose which files you want for offline for the first time while connected to the internet. Files saved for offline use will create a local copy of that file on your computer so you are able to access and edit it at any time. If you do not have the internet while editing one of these files, it will not sync those edits to your Drive until internet access is restored.


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