How to Share Files on Google Drive

Google Drive is one-stop cloud storage service that enables the users to collaborate a variety of projects such as viewing, downloading, and editing files. Avail 15GB free cloud storage for storing Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, PDFs, images, videos, and so on.

The software as one of the industry leader offers both personal as well as professional workspaces. It makes the sharing of files, folders, and even entire drive into a collaborative hub easy and reliable. In the given guide we assist you how to carry on the process.

How to Share a File on Google Drive (Computer)

Open your browser and head to Google Drive.


Search for the file or folder you want to share, tap on three dots, and head to the options menu.


Next, type the name of people or email addresses you want to sent the file in the ‘Add people or group’ option.


Hit ‘Done’ button, and an email with link will sent to all recipients. Open the ‘Get Link’ option for getting the link to share with others. Copy the link and share using any option including email, chat, or text.


You can share multiple files by dropping an entire folder into Google Drive and share it by right clicking the folder and finally click ‘Share’ button.


How to Share Files on Google Drive (Android or iOS)?

Launch Google Drive on your mobile device.


Search the file or folder you want to share.


Tap to three dots and head to the option menu.


Click on an avatar big plus button to share the file.


Next, type the name of people or email addresses you want to sent the file in the ‘Add people or group’ option.


Tap to pen icon for configuration of permissions. Click the airplane icon to send the files to your collaborators.


How to Share Files on Google Drive (Mac)?

Download Google Drive on your Mac, launch it, and connect it with your Google account.


Open the drive on your Mac. Go to Finder, click on Google Drive, and locate your preferred folder or file.


Right-click the file, in case of not showing the option in the dropdown menu, click the ‘Show More’ option, and select the Share with Google Drive option.


Share your file, and enter the email address of the person in the gray box ‘Add people and groups’.


Final Words

All-in-all, Google Drive is one of the most authentic and quickest ways of sharing your content, no matter what type of device you are using, and to how many people you have to send the content.


Q: How can I share my files on Google Drive?

Launch Google Drive on your device, select the file or folder you want to share, and hit the ‘Share’ option or Copy Link’ feature to share your content.

Q: Can anyone get access to my Google Drive?

No, it is not possible for anyone to get access to your Google Drive.

Q: Is it possible to create a Shared Folder in Google Drive?

Yes, it is possible, you can do it.

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