10 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Educators

Whether you are a novice or veteran Google user, the visual below provides you with 10 essential tips to help you make the best of your Drive. We have particularly focused on the following areas: how to: access your Drive files offline, customize sharing settings of your folders, connect and manage apps in your Drive, organize and sort your folders,  convert uploaded files to Google Docs format,  quickly search your Drive, change the language of your Drive and finally how to access a list of important keyboard shortcuts to use on your Drive.

1-Access your files offline

You can access, view and edit your Drive files and folders while you are offline. This feature only works on Chrome browser. To turn on offline access feature, click on ‘settings’ from Drive’s homepage then check the box next to “Sync Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Drawings files to this computer so that you can edit offline.”2-Connect apps to your Drive

Drive allows you to add third party apps to add more functionalities to your Drive. Here is how to connect apps to your Drive:

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