If you work in a business that runs Google Apps, it is always best to use the web version of Google Drive. The web version allows you to create new documents, upload other files and open Microsoft Office files directly from the internet.

Sometimes you may need to install the Google Drive Sync Client, so you have a local copy of Google Drive on your computer. Typically, for users who deal with big graphical files - where manually uploading, each version of a file to the web version of Google Drive would be very time-consuming. 

How to install and setup Google Drive on a Windows PC.

  1. Download Google Drive.
  2. Double click on the downloaded file (googledrivesync.exe) to start the installation.
  3. Follow the installation guidance and enter your Google Apps login credentials.
  4. Finish the installation. Google Drive is now installed.
  5. Navigate to your local Google Drive folder to access your files.

How to install and setup Google Drive on Mac OSX.

  1. Download Google Drive.
  2. Double click on the downloaded file (installgoogledrive.dmg) to start the installation.
  3. Drag the Google Drive icon onto you Applications folder.
  4. Open Google Drive from inside your Applications folder.
  5. Follow the setup and enter your Google Apps login credentials.
  6. Finish the installation. Google Drive is now installed.
  7. Click on the Google Drive icon in the toolbar to get to your local Google Drive folder to access your files.