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Google Drive allows access to files from anywhere using your Princeton Google account.
Princeton Google accounts have access to 30GB of shared storage.
- All undergraduate students have Google Drive accounts created automatically.
- Faculty, staff, and graduate students can request Princeton Google Drive accounts and have 30GB of space. See: www.princeton.edu/google for instructions on how to request an account, sync your University passwords, and begin using Google Drive.
Access Princeton Google Drive from any computer or device by going to: drive.google.com.
- Log in using your full Princeton email address (including the @princeton.edu portion). If you are confused about the difference between your personal Google account and your Princeton Google account, see: www.princeton.edu/google for explanation.
- To see your files in a folder on your computer, choose the
button Install Google Drive for your computer and
follow the instructions. When it asks for your account information,
make sure log in using yourNetID@princeton.edu in
- To add files from any machine or device, you can use the Upload
button (next to Create) on the web
- To upload from your computer if you have installed the
desktop version, you can drag your files into the Google Drive folder.
On Windows: open Google Drive from the Start Menu.
On Mac: launch Google Drive from the toolbar.
- You can also access your files from a mobile device.
Google has more information on accessing Drive from a
mobile browser, an
iPhone or iPad, and an
Android device. On an iOS or Android device, you can also
save documents for offline viewing, although you cannot edit them
- For help, see Google's help pages.