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Google is coming up with a new feature for computers. With this feature, users can easily sync the desktop with Google Drive. The company says that in the coming weeks computer users will be asked to use desktop drives. Will continue to recommend syncing it till September 2021. After September, users will see a notification asking them to sync files.
Desktop Key Drive allows users to access files directly from the cloud on their Mac or PC. This frees up disk space. Also saves your network bandwidth.
Drive files will be stored in the cloud
The company said on Monday that Drive files are stored in the cloud. That’s why any changes made on your device or other device are automatically updated everywhere so that you always get the new version.
Folders will be found on the drive just like on the desktop
Drive for Desktop is an application for Windows and Mac OS that allows users to access files directly from their desktop. This makes them easy to access folders. Just as users like to access their files and photos directly on their desktop, folders are found on Drive.
Syncing files will take less time
The company said that the desktop automatically syncs local files to the cloud even in the background. This reduces the time taken to sync files. Google Drive File Stream with Backup and Sync already comes with it. It was made for business users.
Upload and sync photos and videos to Google Drive
Which is being brought together in a new drive for the desktop. The company says that these will be the best and most used features from both backup-sync and drive file stream. Users can now upload and sync photos and videos to Google Photos and/or Google Drive. Also can sync external storage devices including flash drives and external hard drives to the cloud.
Syncing to Desktop
Your newly updated Windows computer will receive a notification whenever Backup & Sync auto updates. In which Drive for Desktop will start appearing.
If the user has multiple accounts then he has to follow these steps for all
1. This feature will scan and sync files from local and cloud stores. This may take from a few minutes to several hours. It will depend on the size of the file of the users. You can see it on the progress bar. Users can do other things during this process. 2. When the scan is complete, they can view a summary of their files. Plus they can choose how they want to sync the files. 3. He can choose which folder he wants to sync on ‘My Drive’.
4. Can also back up Google Photos.
5.Users can select the drive for desktop. Which will be according to their synced selected file.