Google Drive Mobile App

Mobile apps for Android and iOS devices provide on-the-go access to your Google Drive. You can use these apps to find and open your files, share them, star them, or anything else you can do with Google Drive online. Click this link for help on where to find and install this app.

Android

To install the Google Drive app for Android, follow the steps detailed below:

  1. Tap the Google Play icon to access the Google Play store.
  2. Search for and install the Google Drive app.
  3. Once installed, tap the Google Drive icon on your home screen.
  4. Any accounts you already have synced with your device will be available via a drop-down menu at the top of the screen

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  5. If your Google Apps for Notre Dame account is not already associated with your device, you may need to add it.
    • Go into settings
    • Tap Accounts and sync
    • Tap Add account at the top of the screen
    • From here you can enter your account information using your netid@nd.edu address

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    • Your account will now sync with your device

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  6. If your account is associated with your device, but you are unable to sync with Google Drive, you may need to enable Drive
    • Go into settings
    • Tap Accounts and sync
    • Tap the account you want to change
    • From here you can select what options to sync. Ensure that Sync Drive is checked

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  7. Enjoy Google Drive on your Android device!

iOS devices

To set up the Google Drive app on your iOS device, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download and install the Google Drive app from the iTunes store
  2. Once installed, tap the Google Drive icon on the home screen. The Google Drive login page will appear. Tap the Sign In button
  3. Enter your netid@nd.edu as the username. Leave the password field blank (you may need to confirm after clicking Sign In)

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  4. A Notre Dame Central Authentication Service (CAS) screen will appear. Sign in using your NetID and password

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  5. Your Google Drive app has been installed and is ready to use