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How to Use Google Drive

To get started, log in to Google Drive on the web, install Google Drive on your computer or mobile device, and then put your files into Google Drive.

Logging in to Google Drive

  1. Go to webdocs.stanford.edu.
  2. On Stanford's web authentication page, enter your SUNet ID and password and then click Login.
  3. The list of your Google Drive documents displays.

Installing Google Drive on your computer

You can install Google Drive on your Windows or Mac computer as soon as you have access to Google Drive on the web

Note: In July 2017, Google released the Backup and Sync application as a replacement to the desktop applications Google Drive for Mac/PC and Google Photos desktop uploader. However, the Backup and Sync application is not recommended for use with the Stanford G Suite applications. Google recently released Drive File Stream for enterprise and educational institutions, but is not recommended for use until a conflict with System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is resolved.

Accessing Google Drive on your mobile device

Using Google Drive

Last modified October 4, 2017