How to Move and Store Files from PC & Smartphones to Google Drive

Google Drive is a use cloud storage service that allows you to upload and access files from your phone, tablet, or PC. Google Drive comes pre-install on most modern Android smartphones.

If you want to store your information against unintentional data deletion or physical hard disc damage then cloud storage is a valuable option.

You must note that Google’s parent recently removed free storage from Google Photos and data from all Google‘s services are now a part of the Drive cloud storage.

Users with each Google account will get 15GB of free cloud storage and have to get a membership to enjoy more space.

How to Upload to Google Drive from PCs?

Follow These Steps :

  • Go to and ensure you’re sign into the relevant Google account by clicking on the profile image in the top-right corner.
  • Click “my drive.”
  • Locate the files you want to upload to your Drive in Windows File Explorer.
  • Drag and drop the files across or choose many to transfer them all.
  • You may also drag it into a folder on your Drive.

NOTE : There is one more easier way to update files on Google Drive from desktop PCs.

  • Simply drag and drop the documents where you wish to upload into the Drive folder.
  • It generally works the same as transferring files from one folder to another on your computer and the data may take a bit to sync.

How to Upload Files to Google Drive from a Smartphone?

Follow These Steps :

  • Open Google Drive App.
  • Tap the ‘plus’ symbol in the bottom-right corner.
  • The top-centre “upload” option allows you to add any file from their smartphone.
  • To start with the selection, press and hold on one file.
  • Tap on any file you wish to upload.
  • When process over then click the “Done” button in the upper-right corner.

How to Create Backup and Sync Files to Google Drive from a PC?

Follow These Steps :

  • You will notice a download option for Google Drive Backup and Sync if you scroll down on the Google Drive download page.
  • For it to installation you must provide it administrator access.
  • After you’ve installed it then you will need to input your account details.
  • Select which files you wish to sync.
  • There will now be a “Google Drive” folder in Windows File Explorer.
  • You will see any files that have previously been synced and you may copy files here just as you would on your hard drive.


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