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You should be able to do this natively. Android 3.0 (and below): In your launcher, press and hold on a blank area and click "Shortcuts". Select "Drive Shortcut", then your document, and it will create a link for you. Android 4.0 (and above) Open your app drawer and jump to the Widgets section. Swipe until you get to "Drive Shortcut". Long-press and drop ...


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We can now edit Google Docs with our mobile with the official App :) More information can be found in this blog entry from the official Google Documents blog.


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You can use ES File Explorer. To get connected: Press the settings button on the phone, or the app. Expand the Network list, and click Cloud. Click New, and choose Gdrive. Enter your Google credentials, accept the terms, and you're all set up. To copy a file to the phone: Locate the file on Gdrive through ES File Explorer. Long press the file. ...


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There is now an actual Google Docs application in the Market made by Google. You can take a look at it in the Market online here: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.apps.docs&feature=search_result - I've used it and it's pretty similar to the online look, but with a more native feel. Hopefully, this is what you're looking for!


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You could simply use a bluetooth/wifi mouse app like PRemoteDroid. There are a bunch of others, and generally speaking they just allow your device to be used as a mouse/keyboard input. If you can pair with your PC it should work, although I've never tried it myself (I do use PRemoteDroid to pair with and remotely control my Xoom, though; works great). ...


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I do not believe this is the way Google Drive works. The app, if I am not mistaken, allows you to view (and edit some Google documents) but maintains them in the cloud. While it does allow you to download them, it saves them to your Download folder for local use only. You can choose photos you've taken from your gallery and upload them to Google Drive, but ...


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Use FolderSync. I was using it to sync folders with Google Docs. After upgrading to Google Drive, sync still works. I have just tested by adding new Google Drive account. Google Drive is fully supported. Just, choose Google Docs when adding account in the app. In case, you don't want to pay, its free lite version is also in Play Store, but with some ...


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Goggle Drive gives you some security options regarding your documents: You can choose to encrypt all offline documents (that is, documents stored on your device); And can also choose to decrypt documents incrementally as they are streamed to your phone, by selecting the Streaming Decryption, thus having just a small portion of the document decrypted when ...


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All you need is an app locker app. There are many app lockers in Play Store. Just, search. I'd recommend Smart App Protector (I use its pro version which is great). Use it to lock Google Docs app.


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Google Docs on Android has no offline cache at the moment. Source The Browser version has this functionality. I hope the Android App get's offline docs too, that would be awesome. :)


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One reason you will not find an editor for android that supports fonts is probably because almost all android devices only come with 3 fonts, Droid-Serif, Droid-Sans and Droid-Sans-Mono. There are some devices that have other fonts, but from what I have seen, they are not "standard" fonts like you would see on a PC/Mac. Also, the editors are limited because ...


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There are apps out there now that should make it easier to use google docs on your phone but an official app will be out soon according to CNET news. Google Docs Coming to iPad, Android


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I didn't realize you can change the account to use when uploading the file. I don't understand how I missed it, but here it is: Given that the marked account value always changes back to the other account and I have to adjust it every time, I guess there is still merit in the question. But my problem was finding this UI item.


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Click on the row number in the first column. Click the number again; a menu should pop-up. Click 4th button; a menu should popup with the following options: Insert above Insert below


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Google Presentation Remote is great and really easy to use on your Android phone. It is dependent on the Chrome Extension "Google Presentation Remote".


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Just had the same problem. According to this feature request, the feature is indeed not implemented in the current version of the Google Drive Android App. Apparently FolderSync does allow this (the free version works as well). You'll need to add Google Drive as a sync account, and then create a new "Folderpair", that allows you to pair a local folder to a ...


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If you've tried to clear it from the apps settings for Dropbox and Google Drive, you'll find there are no defaults set, because the default is set with the app that opens the file, not the app you open it from. From Apps in the device settings, go to Office Suite Pro's settings, and click Clear defaults there.


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From self testing of the Drive, QuickOffice and the new Docs apps and an official Google blog posting, it seems like the strategy will be: Google Drive app to view and organize your files QuickOffice to open MS Documents Stand Alone Google Docs apps (Docs, Sheets, and eventually Slides) to open Google Doc Files Some testing I did shows (Moto X 4.4.2 with ...


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I'm having the same problem. So far, the only working solution that I discovered is to disconnect WhatsApp from your Google Drive (during the restoration). Go to your Google Drive → Setting (the gear icon) → Manage Apps → look for WhatsApp Messenger → click Option next to it → click Disconnect From Drive. The media restoration ...


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Using the Google Drive App I created a test spreadsheet to investigate your question. I found the [1] to be a footnote - at the bottom of the spreadsheet is a list of all notes about validation for each applicable cell. The same applies to comments made to cells and, I suspect, other types of advanced cell formatting that don't translate well to small ...


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I just tested QuickOffice Pro and it will do this. It didn't seem to ruin my existing google doc either.


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The compression is actually performed by your carrier. Almost all mobile network carriers compress images to reduce bandwidth use on slow mobile connections. You can avoid the compression by switching to a Wi-Fi network, or using an HTTPS connection to the website you want: since HTTPS is secured from interception, the carrier can't replace the pictures ...


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After the photos have been backed up, in the Google Photos app you can delete the photos by selecting the photos you want to delete and then pressing the three dots in the top right corner and selecting "Delete device copy". This will delete the copy on the phone, but leave the copy stored online safe.


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QuickOffice supports downloading Google spreadsheets, editing them, and then uploading the edited file. I'm not sure if it will create a new document on upload or replace the other one.


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Documents to Go has support for downloading, editing and syncing your Google Docs from your device. The initial sync is slow and saving to Google Docs sometimes fails, but support is there.


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I also found out this one as an alternative : http://sites.google.com/site/gdocsforandroid/


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There was a recent (around 5-Oct-2011) update of the offical Google Docs App, with the following changes: What's new in this version: Optimized experience for tablet users, Honeycomb (Android 3.0+) New 3-panel interface for improved browsing Details panel showing a thumbnail and sharing information Improved sharing experience with autocomplete system ...


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I'm the developer of an app called WatchPresenter, which lets you control Google Slides from your phone. It doesn't require phone and computer to be on the same network (as long as both have Internet it will work). You control the slides by using the volume buttons, so you can switch the phone's screen off (easier to handle without hving to look at the ...


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Here is a slightly different take on Mike's answer, with screenshots: (Click an image to enlarge it) Open the Drive app Click the 3 dots to open the menu on the document Click Share Link in the menu Click Copy to clipboard Open browser, paste link After page loads, open the browser page menu Click Add to Home screen


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Firstly, this is assuming you have ICS or higher (not sure if the Gallery works this way before then). If you open an album, you should be able to long-press on a photo, and then at the top of the screen, where it says 1 selected, press that and you can say 'select all'. Then upload them.



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