Your complete guide to Google Drive
Check out CNET's best tips, tutorials, and answers for all things Google Drive. Bookmark this page and revisit to find more helpful hints as we discover them.
The long-awaited cloud storage service from Google is finally available to the masses, allowing you to store, access, and share your files on a platform dubbed Google Drive.
Google Docs has been retired and replaced by Drive, leaving you with one place to create and manage all your documents and files.
You get 5GB of free storage, the ability to view and store dozens of file types, and integration with other Google services, like Google+ and Gmail.
With the basics down, you're ready to dig deeper. At CNET, we've spent quite some time prodding at Google Drive to bring you the best answers, tips, and tutorials that will help you make the most of Google's cloud storage service. Follow this guide to get started:
Learn the ropes
Are you ready for a hard drive in the cloud? Do you have friends or family who are nagging you to explain it? Use our FAQ.
Get introduced to Google's new cloud storage service and find out how to start syncing and managing your files, photos, videos, and more.
Google Drive was officially launched this morning, complete with an Android app to help you manage your Drive. Take a quick look at the official Google Drive app to see how it works.
Now that you've got a Google Drive account, you'll want to navigate it as efficiently as possible with keyboard shortcuts.
Advanced tips and tricks
Using the Google Drive shortcut folder in Windows is pretty handy, but being able to copy files using the Send to context menu option is faster.
Streamline your cloud storage experience by making Google Drive the default save location for new documents.
Beyond Google Drive
Storing files in the cloud is convenient, but like any storage solution, backing them up is critical -- especially if you want to move your files to a service like Google Drive. Here's how to do it.
Want the simplest cloud storage solution? The most flexible? The best free service? Here's which is what.
With the market for cloud storage services starting to get crowded, we take a look at how to get as much storage from the different providers as possible.