Save received files to Google Drive from Gmail

El send and receive files Among our Gmail contacts it is a daily task, especially at work and studies and many times we will undoubtedly find ourselves in the need to save these files in a storage unit and the first thing we think is to do it on the computer's hard drive But now that there are so many alternatives in terms of file storage services in the cloud, the Gmail service integrates the mail service with its Google Drive service, which in summary gives us the possibility of save received files to google Drive from our account in gmail, It is an alternative option that we have and in fact it has been implemented in such a way that this process of saving files whatever the unit is something fluid.

It is what this time we will go over to review, it is a simple task and we just have to know how to locate the tools that Gmail gives us to in this case save our files, especially those important such as documents in DOC or PDF format, it can be any file format of course. First of all we open the message that we have received and that contains the file or files which we can view online, they will always appear at the bottom of the message, the download buttons are on the side as we see in the image.

save received files google drive

To save the received files and they can also be those that we have sent, we click on the button corresponding to Google Drive, then a window will appear in which we will have to choose the folder in which we want to save our files, in case If they are files and documents that do not correspond to any folder that we have created in our Google Drive account, we can create a new one from the Gmail window.

save received files google drive

After choosing the folder we finish by clicking on the button move and the files that are attached to the received message will automatically have a copy in our Google Drive account. We can do this with any type of file and as I said it is not only for received messages but also sent.


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