How to Upload Files and Folders to Google Drive

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Drive users

You can upload files and folders from your computer to Google Drive.

Supported file types and upload limits

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Can admins upload Google Drive files to another user’s account?

  • You can’t do this for other users as their admin. Each user has to do this on their own.

How to upload files and folders to Google Drive step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Upload Files And Folders To Google Drive - Step 1

Go to Google Drive at and click the New button.

Step 2

How To Upload Files And Folders To Google Drive - Step 2

Click File upload to select a file to upload, or Folder upload to select a whole folder. Confirm, and your files or folders get uploaded to Google Drive. 

Alternatively, you can just drag and drop files and folders from your computer into Google Drive.

Access your Google Drive files and folders

You can now access these items on any device – all you need to do is sign to your Google Workspace account and go to Google Drive.

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