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Once you use “Free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline?

Once you use “free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline? I selected some photos and tried to share them to Gmail, but it created a link to the photos in online form.
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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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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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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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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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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: http://gappstips.com/google-docs/add-a-description-to-your-...
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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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Issue in restoring the Whatsapp backup from google drive

I am having problem in restoring the Whatsapp backup from google drive i am using the same number and account but it is not restoring the backup. what i did was : i upgraded my mobile to Android 6 .....
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Edit PDF from Google Drive

I'm trying to use Google Drive to manage my PDF files. I want to edit them in my Android, possibly using Adobe Acrobat, and I need that as soon as the PDF editor saves the file Google Drive sync the ...
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Whatsapp's Google Drive backup not fully restored, how to access data?

I recently wiped my phone and I wanted to restore my media from Whatsapp. On the Google Drive desktop site I see that the app has 205MB of hidden data however when I restore the backup from the app I ...
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Volume down button on Google drive scanner not working on stock android

On CM13 the scanner on google drive could be triggered with the volume down button. But since I switched back to stock this does not work anymore. How can I enable this function again?
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How can I save a word document (from Word Android app) to Google drive?

There are options for OneDrive and Dropbox, but I can't save to my Google drive account, why?!
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My files have not uploaded to Google Drive

I have done this before. I took some photos with my Motorola Moto E. I went to the Gallery App. I selected the images. I clicked on the "upload icon" and selected the Google Drive icon. The app gave ...
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How to Open .tex Document in Android 6.0's Google Drive?

I had previously some .tex viewer in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, but now after upgrade to 6.0 CyanogenMod, I cannot find any viewer that can launch directly after clicking the file in Google Drive. Now, ...
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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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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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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 ...