Google Drive: Upload a file

Upload files and folders to Google Drive:

You can upload, view, share, and edit files with Google Drive. Educators and students have unlimited storage in their Google Drives. You can upload any file to your Google Drive, including Word documents, Powerpoints, Audio/Video files, SMART Notebook files, and more.


Upload files and folders:

On your computer, you can upload from or your desktop. You can upload files into private or shared folders.

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. At the top left, click New then File Upload or Folder Upload.
  3. Choose the file or folder you want to upload.


Drag files into Google Drive:

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. Open or create a folder.
  3. To upload files and folders, drag them into the Google Drive folder.