UW-Madison G Suite - Get started with Google Drive

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service. Access files across multiple devices. Seamlessly collaborate with colleagues using Google Drive.

Google Drive

Google Drive offers two types of file storage to manage files:

  • My Drive
  • Shared Drives

View and print a quick start guide on Google Drive.

My Drive

My Drive is your personal storage where you can upload and store all of your files online. You can share these files with your team and access them from any computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Storage availability: Unlimited

Learn more about My Drive.

Shared Drives

Google Shared Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device.

Storage availability: Unlimited

Learn more about Shared Drives.


Learn more about the differences between My Drive and Shared Drives.

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Keywords:Google Drive Google Apps UW Madison Getting Started how to Shared Drives shared storage My Drive team drives   Doc ID:54171
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2015-07-21 12:42 CSTUpdated:2020-12-15 18:41 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Google Apps
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