Get to know it.. How to use Google Drive without the...

Get to know it.. How to use Google Drive without the...
Get to know it.. How to use Google Drive without the...
Google recently announced the addition of a new feature that allows users to access and use the Google Drive platform without the Internet.

Usually, there is a need to use the Internet in order to access and use the Google Drive platform and its applications. As a result, you will not be able to access and use the documents stored in the platform offline.

But with the new feature, you can provide a set of documents that you choose in advance, in order to be able to modify them without the Internet, according to what the technical website ait said.

You also do not need to install any external application or additional application to access the platform, as all you need is to install an extension from the Google Chrome extension store.

In order to use this feature, you need to use Google Chrome browser or any browser powered by Chromium.

You must first install the extension from the Google Chrome store, and then follow the following steps:

After installing, go to add it to the settings tab in the Google Drive interface.

Then search for the offline editing feature, and activate the button next to it.

Click Done to save your changes.

After completing these steps, you can modify the documents without an internet connection.

Availability of documents offline

The previous steps allow you to activate the offline editing feature. But the platform does not allow all documents by default. As a result, you need to choose the documents that you want to make available offline, by following these steps:

Navigate to the document you want to make available for offline editing, and then tap on it without opening it.

Click on the three dots sign at the top and choose the offline feature.

You can select or choose more than one document and make them all available to work offline.

Find out what documents are available

If you are a user who keeps a lot of documents in Google Drive, and you want to know which documents are available offline, you can do so by following these steps:

Go to the Google Drive interface, and then click on the circular sign at the top of the window.

Choose the Offline Documents Preview option to show you all the documents that you can edit offline.

Notes on using Google Drive offline

This feature works mainly with Google Chrome browser. As a result you should use it, making sure to use the latest version available.

You also need to activate the add-on for editing documents without an internet connection. As a result, this feature will not work with incognito browsing.

And if you are having trouble using this feature with Google Chrome, you need to make sure that the extension is enabled and working.

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