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            Downloading and Installing Google Drive File Stream

            Use work or school files on your computer with Drive File Stream

            You can see and find your files in Google Drive on your computer with Drive File Stream. You can:

            • Save specific files and folders offline, including Team Drives.
            • View and organize your files in your computer’s file system, such as:
              • Explorer on Windows
              • Finder on macOS
            • Open files with apps installed on your computer.
            • See all of your files in Google Drive without using storage space on your computer.

            Download & install Drive File Stream

            You may not be able to use Drive File Stream, or your organization may install it for you. If you have questions, ask your administrator.

            To download Drive File Stream:

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            1. On your computer, open:
              • DriveFileStream.exe on Windows
              • DriveFileStream.dmg on Mac
            2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

            System requirements

              
            • Windows: Windows 7 and up. Windows Server and Windows 7 32bit editions are not supported.
            • Mac: El Capitan (10.11) and up. For High Sierra (10.13), follow these steps.

            Open Drive File Stream

            You can find Drive File Stream Menu Drive File Stream in a different place, depending on what computer you use:

            • Windows: At the bottom right.
            • Mac: At the top right.

            Find & keep files and folders offline

            To save a file offline, you need to have an app installed that can open your file.

            1. Click the Drive File Stream Menu Drive File Stream.
            2. Click Open Google Drive folder Google Drive folder.
            3. Right-click the file or folder you want to save offline.
            4. Click Drive File Stream and then Available offline.
            5. Once your file is saved offline, you'll see a green checkmark next to it.

            Switch accounts

            If you have more than one Google Account through work or school, you can change which one you use.

            Note: Any files kept offline will be removed.

            1. Click the Drive File Stream Menu Drive File Stream.
            2. Click More More and then Switch account.
            3. Sign in with the account you want to use.

            Pause syncing

            You can pause and resume syncing with Drive File Stream.

            1. Click the Drive File Stream Menu Drive File Stream.
            2. Click More More and then Pause syncing.

            To resume syncing, click More More and then Resume syncing.

            To use Drive File Stream on macOS 10.13 (High Sierra):

            1. Open Drive File Stream.
            2. At the top left, go to Apple menu and then System Preferences and then Security & Privacy.
            3. Next to "System software from developer 'Google, Inc.' was blocked from loading," click Allow.

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