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2. Introduction to Google Workspace: Drive

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The Google G Suite is a set of cloud-based apps that can be used to create documents.

spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Earning your G Suite certification demonstrates your ability to use digital skills to work collaboratively and productively in a professional environment.

Completing this lesson about Google Drive will help prepare you for your G Suite Certification Exam. Google Drive is a cloud-based file storage service that allows you to manage, organize, edit, and share files. Instead of being stored on your computer, your Google Drive files are stored in the Cloud, a safe place on the Internet where you can save important information. Once something is saved in the Cloud, you can easily access it from any computer, smartphone, or tablet with Internet access.

In this lesson, you will organize, share, and locate files and folders in Google Drive.

This lesson uses files for a community center fundraiser. You will use these during the lesson to practice organizing files in Drive. You could also practice the skills from this lesson using files you have already stored in Drive.

As you complete this lesson in Google Drive, you will: Create and manage files and folders, Upload and download files and folders, Change display options and settings, Share files and folders with others, And search for specific content.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account. Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google dot com. If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

To begin, open the starter projects and make copies of them.

Move on to the next video to organize and manage these files.

Now, it’s your turn: Log in to your Google account, Open Google Drive, And copy the starter projects.