Google Drive Tips & Tricks

An Introduction to Google Drive Security

Over the past several years, data breaches have been big news. Target, Home Depot, Instagram, and Sony, just to name a few. While it’s true that these kinds of headline-grabbing, coordinated attacks on consumer and employee data pose a big threat, organizations are also at risk from a “slow leak” of content, such as intellectual property and other confidential documents. Read how.

Allow anyone to Upload Files Directly to Your Drive

Have you ever been in the situation when you needed someone to share a digital file with you but the file is too large to send as an email attachment? Sharing that file with you in Google Drive is a great alternative, but what happens if the person does not have a Gmail or GAFE account? Read how.

Two buttons in Google Drive will Help You Keep Organized

The Add to Drive and Move to buttons should appear when you are in Shared with me, Recent, Starred, or looking at Search results in Drive. Read how.

How to Perfectly Organize Your Drive Folders

If your Drive folders are all over the place, it can be hard to find important files. Luckily, our friends at Google for Work have put together some expert tips on how to perfectly organize your Drive folders. Watch the latest episode of The Apps Show to hear their recommendations on how to structure your Drive and make it easy to navigate. Read how.

Four Things You Can Do Right Now to Create a Perfectly Organized Google Drive

Everyone organizes their Google Drive differently. Shockingly, many Google Apps users don’t organize them at all. I have found that, by using a few best practices, there is a system for making Google Drive much more organized and easier to navigate. Read how.

Set Expiration Dates for Access to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets & Slides

To keep your information safe, Google has introduced the ability to set an expiration date for specific user access to files in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Note: this feature is new as of March 2016, is being rolled out gradually over the course of two to three months. You may not see this feature until mid- to late Q2 2016. Read how.

Use Google Drive to Fill Out PDF Forms

If you don't have the right software, filling out PDF forms on your computer can be a frustrating experience. This (free) trick using Google Drive makes filling out PDF forms a breeze. Read how.