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1. Introduction to Use Google Drive to Organize Files and Folders

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In this lesson, you will upload files to your Drive, create folders, sort the files, and then share a folder with others.

Everyone accumulates documents and files.

These can be saved from websites, sent to you by other people, or created by you.

One way to get your files organized is to upload them to your Drive.

Google Drive allows you to store, access and share files like documents, spreadsheets, slideshows, photos and more.

Your Google Drive is a part of the “cloud.”

It’s a place on the Internet that is secured for your personal access.

Because your files are stored in the cloud, they can be opened, edited, downloaded and shared from any device with Internet access.

Storing and organizing files in your Drive can be very convenient.

If you are conducting a job search, collecting recipes, or if you are involved in several different activities, using your Drive will help you stay on track.

If you have projects with multiple clients, need to update your resume or are organizing a volunteer schedule, you can access and work on these files using your Drive.

As you complete this lesson in Google Drive, you will: Add starter project files to your Drive, Add folders and subfolders to your Drive, Move your files to the folders, And share files and folders with others.

To begin, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google.com.

If you are not signed in, do so now using your gmail login information.

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

Then, open the starter projects and make copies of them.

Then, move on to the next video to begin organizing your Drive.

Now, it’s your turn: Make copies of the starter projects, And sign in to your Google account.

Instructions

  1. Make copies of the starter projects.
  2. Sign in to your Google account.