How to setup your Google Drive account in 4 simple steps

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Google Drive is now widely used as cloud storage device. You can store all your files and pictures on it. In order to access Google Drive, you need to have a Google account. In order to set up a Google Drive account, you need to follow these steps.

1. Create a Google Account by clicking ‘Sign up’. Fill out the form with your personal details. Create a strong password and get started.

2. Sign in to your Google Account, then select ‘Drive’ from the menu at the top of the page. You will land on the Google Drive Homepage. Find and click ‘Download Google Drive’ from the Google Drive Homepage. The dialog box will appear. Review the Terms of Service, and click ‘Accept and Install’.

3. The Google Drive Installer will open automatically. Click ‘close’ when the installer is finished. You will see the Google Drive icon in your Windows taskbar. Click the icon to open the ‘Sign in to Google Drive’ window.

4. Click ‘sign in now’. Then enter your ‘Google user name and password, then click ‘Sign in’. You will see the ‘Getting started’ dialog box that explains how Google Drive works. Then click ‘Next’. Click ‘Start sync’ to finish the installation process. You will see that the Google desktop app is installed on your computer. Drive will add a shortcut automatically to your desktop. You can aslo view Google Drive directly from your compute by clicking on the Google Drive icon in the Windows taskbar and select ‘Open Google Drive folder’ from the dropdown menu.

You can access Google Drive from your mobile also by using the Google Drive app. This will allow you to view your files when you are on the go.