Google Drive

Google Drive

Eligible: Students, Faculty & Staff

Availability: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Support: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Description

Think of Google Drive as your personal reserve of files and folders that follows you wherever you go – it lets you keep everything and share anything. With Drive, you can access files and folders from a web browser or any device where you've installed Drive.

Google Drive is in the cloud, but you can also install the desktop and mobile application to access your files from your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other Android or iOS mobile device, in addition to the online interface at google.miami.edu. Drive's built-in sync capability ensures that your files, folders, and documents are the same on all your devices.

Features/Benefits

  • Store and share files
    • Store up to 5 TB (additional storage space allocated as needed) of data in the cloud
  • Access and synchronize files easily
    • Access files using Web browsers, mobile devices, or desktop sync clients
    • Selective sync
    • Install size reduction
  • Collaboration
    • Enable editing permissions on any file
    • Real-time collaboration and editing within and beyond UM (Google Docs only). 
    • Share with anyone, with several levels of access.

Costs

  • No fees are charged for this service. 

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