Useful Google Drive Search Functions That You Should Know

Just like useful keyboard shortcuts, Google Drive also includes powerful search parameters which can make finding files a lot easier. This is by using advanced keyword operators to perform precise searches. They are as follows : Exact match : Type the exact keyword in quotes to search for documents having that keyword. Owner : To search for documents created by a specific user/email, use the...

How To Link Google Drive With Outlook For Storing Files/Attachments

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For uploading and storing files/attachments when using Outlook.com, the default online storage is OneDrive. It however does have the option of adding other cloud storage services like Google Drive. Here is how : Login to Outlook and click on the gear icon on top right. Then choose View Full Settings. Then, choose Mail > Attachments. Here, the cloud storage services linked to Outlook will be listed...

How To Connect External Apps To Google Drive

Google Drive associates default apps like Google Docs, Google Drawings etc for opening, viewing or editing stored files. However, external apps and Chrome extensions too can be added by connecting them. This can be useful when say there are stored photos which need to be edited directly online with the help of an app/extension. Here is how : Using Google Chrome, open Google Drive and access Settings. Manage...

How To View And Purchase Google Drive Storage Limits

By default, the storage capacity offered in free plan across Google Drive, Gmail and Google Photos is 15 GB. Higher capacity plans can be purchased if required. The plans as of now (21 Dec 2016) are as below : To purchase additional storage, access the Google DriveĀ settings link here. It will display the currently used storage limits along with different plans. To know the breakdown of storage used...

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts For Google Drive That You Should Know

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Google Drive comes with a bunch of handy shortcuts that make it quicker to use. To access the list of these shortcuts, login to Google Drive and click on the gear icon. Then select Keyboard shortcuts. Here is a cheat sheet of most commonly used shortcuts : The detailed list of all the shortcuts can be found here. Use them to increase productivity, make tasks quicker to complete and use the online...