Installing Google Drive

Please follow these directions to install Google Drive on your Apple computer.

1. Open your web browser and navigate to
2. If prompted, log in to your account
3. From the gear icon on the right side of the screen, select "Download Drive"
4. You will now be taken to a new page. Hover over the blue "Download Drive" menu and choose "Mac"
5. Next click "Agree and Download"
6. The file "installgoogledrive.dmg" should now be in your downloads location, double click on it
7. In the window that appears, drag the Google Drive icon to the Applications icon
8. If you are presented with a warning message that Google Drive already exists, choose the option to replace. This will ensure you have the latest version installed.
9. Next go to the Applications folder and find the Google Drive app and double click it. If presented with the following error message, click "Open"
10. You should now be presented with the following screen, click "Get Started"
11. At the next screen, provide your account information
12. Click "Next" on the following screens until you have the option to click "Done"
13. Provide your computer credentials if prompted with the following screen
14. You will now notice that a "Google Drive" folder appears in the sidebar of your finder window

15. Any files or folders placed in this "Google Drive" folder will be synced and backed up to your Google account