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How can I change the default Google Drive PDF viewer on Android?

I've been used to downloading PDFs on my phone and have them directly saved on my downloads folder. But just recently, whenever I download PDFs, Google Drive viewer shows up. I know there's a download ...
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Is there a way to always open Google Drive shortcuts from the same account?

I have 3 accounts attached to my Galaxy S6. I have a Google Drive shortcut to a spreadsheet on my home screen, but every time I click it, a popup asks me which account I want to view it from. The ...
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Oneplus One import from G Drive

I had an HTC one M8, used to backup everything to G Drive. I will receive my new Oneplus One tomorrow, and was wondering if I will be able to download my stuff back. Thanks for all the help!
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Control Upload Location on Google Drive for Scans

Google Drive on Android has the really helpful scan feature which I use all the time. However, it would be really great to be able to control where the default location for those files in Drive is. ...
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How can I wrap text after zooming in google docs

When I pinch zoom the page in google docs to make the text bigger, the text does not reflow/recalculate the wrap, so I cannot read the document without panning left/right to view the whole line. This ...
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Load large google docs faster

I am using a gdoc quite often on my android smartphone. It's my basic ToDo-List. I have even put it on Keep on device. However, the gdocs is still so large, so that it takes up to 5 minutes to load ...
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Can't see google drive docs on Nexus 7

I've installed Google Drive on my pc and Nexus 7 and placed a Google Spreadsheet doc into the drive on my pc. When I use my pc browser (Firefox) to view the googledrive.com website, the doc is there. ...
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Google Docs - Spreadsheet - Row selection issue

I have an HTC Desire and I'm using the Google Docs app to edit some spreadsheets. Most of the times, when I click (touch) on a row to begin editing, the application opens the row immediately below ...
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How can I access a shared Drive directory?

I have a shared link to a Google Drive directory, and I would like to browse it without having to open my browser, accesing the link, click a document and select to open it in Drive app. It is ...
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Tagging a file to multiple folders in Google Drive Android mobile app

With the web interface on Google Drive, a Ctrl+click can place a file or folder into several folders. But with the mobile app on Android, this feature seems to be missing. I tried a Ctrl move but to ...
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Accessing the top bar in Android Google docs without scrolling to top

When editing a Google document on Android using the Google Drive app, there is a bar which contains a number of touch buttons for formatting, sharing, comments, etc. However this bar only seems to ...
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I don't want my Whatsapp Media to restore (Google Drive BackUp)!

I recently uninstalled and installed whatsapp on my samsung galaxy s2; and it started to restore my chats. I'm fine with my chats but after being done with the chats, it automatically started to ...
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Why doesn't “Keep offline” in Google Docs always let me access my document?

I have a Nexus 5 and I am having trouble understanding what the Keep offline option in Google Docs does. For example, I have a Shopping List document. Sometimes when I am at the supermarket, I have ...
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Create a range of numbers with Android google spreadsheet

I am trying to create a simple range of numbers on Google spreadsheets in Android the same way you would do it on a computer: drag the corner spot down selecting 2 consecutive numbers. So I would ...
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Can't preview files nor open them via Drive app

Is it just me? Or anyone else having issues with Drive app on their Nexus 6? Nexus 10 & Nexus 5 work just fine. Tried removing it, rebooting, reinstalling - Log out & logging back in - ...
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How can I force the Google Sheets app to update to the server?

I have been using the Google Sheets app a lot on my Android phone, and I have discovered that if I don't force the app to store the spreadsheet to the server, it sometimes loses updates. This is the ...
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Disable Google docs in Dolphin Mini?

The answer to how to download PDFs leads to a link describing that Dolphin mini uses google docs for opening pdf and other documents. From a programmers perspective this is a nice solution - the ...
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Is there are way using GDrive or Photos resizing pictures before sync/upload?

I'm synchronising all my cam photos to my google drive. I'm using the photo app on android to upload pictures. There is just one thing that I don't like: I have no option to resize these pictures ...
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File fails to upload to google drive from tablet

I have a galaxy Tab 3 with some pictures on it I'd like to upload to Google Drive. Whenever I go into gallery and select them it just keeps working at 0.0Kb and then says "upload fail". Does anyone ...
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Save screenshots to Google Drive (Samsung S3)

I can't figure out the easiest way to save screenshots automatically to Google Drive. Is there a Google Drive folder and an app that makes screenshots and saves them into this folder? OR, a default ...
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Where is the file description field on the Android Drive app?

I'm looking for the description field which is easily found when using Google Drive on the web (from a desktop). The field is shown here: ...
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Importing movie into a Google Slides slide

I have a .mov file I'd like to put into a slide in Google Slides. How do I do that? I know how to do as a Youtube video, but I don't want to upload it as one. PS: I understand this isn't exactly ...
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How to view a plain text file created in Linux in Drive app?

I created a small plain text file (in utf-8 encoding) in Ubuntu and then uploaded to Drive.In my Android phone, I open Drive app, and want to view the text file, but it says "No preview available" and ...
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How to create live slideshow with scrolling text on top of the pictures located on google drive?

I have a Tronsmart MK908 connected to a TV. I want to do 2 things: be able to put a slideshow of pictures on it that are located on a constantly updated google drive. So I don't need to touch the ...
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Google photos search doesn't search gdrive photos?

While using google photos with gdrive visibility enabled I can't search the images of drive or google doesn't make collections or face recognition to those images in Drive
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can I access template gallery on google docs without going through opening chrome every time?

Is there any way one can access 'template gallery' directly through application vis-a-vis chrome on a smartphone?
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Where Google drive shared link file stored?

I have opened a google drive sharing link of a zip file from browser with google drive app on android. there was a notification "Opening in drive". But after that again it asked for opening with ES ...
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Google Sheets, sheet corrupts when viewed on Samsung Galaxy S4 / KitKat

I created a spreadsheet on Google drive to keep track of hours I spend at a volunteer site. It was created in Drive from my desktop computer, and worked well (including the formula which simply summed ...
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Saving Gmail mail items to PDF results in html type files

I want to save an actual email from Gmail as a off to Drive, directly from my mobile phone (lg g2). For example I may save a receipt from play store as a PDF. However the resultant file turns out to ...
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Google docs on Android cannot authenticate

I have a Galaxy S3 on Sprint with the latest software and firmware updates. When I use the internet browser to browse to docs.google.com, it keeps redirecting me between accounts.google.com and then ...
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Google Drive App says folder is empty, even though it is not

I've recently started to use Google Drive on my devices (desktop, laptop, smartphone). It works great, but not on my phone. All folders were populated, but now some are suddenly empty (folder still ...
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Does Google Drive scanner cache local copies?

I'm bringing this question from "Web Apps" at a suggestion from Al E. Does the Android Google Drive Scanner leave behind any images that can be found and re-used? We have a specific need for ...