Now that you have Google Drive, here are a few tips. They’ll help you begin replacing Dropbox as your cloud-storage solution.
Comparison at a glance
|In Dropbox...||In Drive...*|
|Upload files and folders|
|Share files and folders and set sharing permissions||
Share files and folders and set sharing access
Share with specific people
Share with your organization
You can choose if your file should be available to anyone or restricted to only the people with access. If you allow access to anyone with the link, your folder won't restrict who can access it.
|Set an expiration date on a shared file||
Set an expiration date on a shared file
|Search for files or folders||
Search for files or folders
For more details, see Get started with Drive.
|Filter files and folders||
Sort files and folders
At the top of your files, click an option:
|File version history||
For more details, read See changes to your Drive files and folders.
|Make files available offline||
Make files available offline
To learn how to access files offline from your desktop or mobile, see Access stored Drive files without the internet.
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