Google Drive was launched by Google on April 24, 2012, and it is meant to storage data on cloud, synchronize data with different devices, and share selected files also. The user can create Google Sheets, Slides, and Docs. You can access it on the web browser or through mobile apps on android and iOS. For a new account, there is no default file or folder present in Google Drive, and it is a total blank space where you can upload a sizeable data. Its major features are enlisted here:
For a free Google account, there is 15 GB of free space that is shared by all other apps. But you can purchase Google one subscription to increase storage limit to 100 GB, 200 GB, 2 TB
The Google Drive Viewer supports a great number of file formats to allow open in the web browser.
STEP 3: Click New button just under ‘Google Drive.’
STEP 4: Select either File Upload or Folder Upload.
STEP 5: Now, browse and select the desired files/folder.
STEP 6: Wait while the file is getting uploaded.
STEP 7: When the uploading is complete, a confirmation message is displayed.
STEP 8: When the file gets successfully saved on the Google Drive, you can view it there.
Professional tools to upload files to Google Drive
Uploading a few files to Google Drive is quite easy as you have seen. But if the file is quite heavy, it may take much time for the upload. And if the internet connection is slow, the uploading may get canceled too. Also, manual uploading is not feasible when there are many files.
To make sure that you always upload the files correctly, you can use a professional SharePoint migration tool which can migrate the offline files and folders from your computer to Google Drive even when there are a large number of files.
Use Kernel Migrator for SharePoint to upload files to Google Drive
The tool to migrate multiple files from local computer to Google Drive. For migration, try the following steps to upload files and folders from file Server to Google Drive. –
STEP 1: Launch the tool and to start the process, select File System to Google Drive from Migration To button.
STEP 2: Now, click Browse and select the CSV file that lists the File System items. When the content of the CSV file is listed below, you can select the desired files for migration. Then click Next
STEP 3: Now there are two methods which you can choose to migrate files to Google Drive:
1- through Web Authentication
2- through Service Authentication
The web authentication method lets you migrate local files using Google Drive Account. Select Web Authentication (selected by default) and input the destination folder in the Google Drive account.
STEP 4: Now, the tool tries to map the attributes of the selected files automatically. Remaining attributes can be mapped manually. Then click Next.
STEP 5: Now, provide migration options (filters) as required and then click Next.
STEP 6: You can also migrate the permissions to other users while sharing the content. For this, just check Migrate Permission with sharing. Subsequently, you can add users with whom content is to be shared. Click Next to start the migration.
STEP 7: The migration process gets started and the software displays its progress.
STEP 8: Once the migration is completed, the tool shows a summary of the entire process. Click Finish.
Advantages of using Kernel SharePoint Migrator –
Migrates files from local system as well as remote servers
Migrate a large number of files to Google Drive at a time
Migrates metadata and user-permissions also
Automates migration using CSV file
Allows filtering of the file system data by various filters
Options to migrate to SharePoint, OneDrive, and Google Drive