How To Upload Video To Google Drive From Phone

How To Upload Video To Google Drive From Phone

To keep all your videos safe and to access them from anywhere at any time with the help of an internet connection and proper device, then Google Drive is the safest place to store. 

Do you want to know how to upload a video to google drive from your phone? Let’s dive deep into this article to find out some simple workarounds about how to upload the video to Google Drive from the phone.

Google Drive and its Usage specifications

Google Drive allows users to upload and store files in the cloud and thereafter, can be accessed from anywhere in the world, from any computer or mobile device with a proper internet connection. In order to use the service, you need to have a google account. If you don’t have one, sign up and it’s free. Google Drive offers users 15 GB of free storage. 

Please check the storage available in the drive, whether it can occupy your file to be uploaded. Once you have logged into your Google drive application, on your home page, on the top left, you can see ≡ an icon, on tapping it, opens a sliding window from the left, and on the bottom you can see storage used out of your total storage.

How to upload the video to google drive from a mobile phone?

At first, we will see how to upload video files on google drive using android mobile.

Step 1: Open Google drive mobile application by tapping on the application. 

Step 2: Now, it shows Google drive home page. If you haven’t already signed in, do sign in with your Google account credentials and it will lead you to the Google drive home page. 

Step 3: On your home page, you can see the + icon on the bottom right.  If you want to upload the video to an existing folder, go to the specified folder by tapping on the “Files” button and choose the folder into which you want to upload. Now, You can see the + icon on the bottom right.

Step 4: Tap the + icon, a sliding window titled “Create new” opens up from the bottom. You can see the Upload “↑“ icon.

Step 5: It takes us to a new page.  On the top left, you can see  ≡ an icon, tap it and you can see the list of categories.

Step 6: Tap the “Videos” category and you can see different folders and videos available on the mobile devices to upload.  

Step 7: Tap the video you want to upload and it will start uploading. But if you want to upload multiple videos at a time, long press on one video you want to upload and a gentle tap on the other remaining videos to upload. If you want to select all the videos in a folder, tap the “⋮” icon on the top right and tap the “Select all” option. After selecting videos, tap open. And it will start uploading.

Step 8: While uploading it will show the “x” Uploading icon, tapping “x” cancels the upload operation. Once the upload is complete, it will show us the notification that ”uploaded ‘n number’ files” in the background.

How to upload video on Google drive using iPhone?

To upload video on Google drive using iPhone, follow the below steps.

Step 1: On your iPhone, open the Google Drive app. 

Step 2: Now, it shows Google drive home page. If you haven’t already signed in, do sign in with your Google account credentials and it will lead you to the Google drive home page.

Step 3: On your home page, you can see the + icon on the bottom right.  If you want to upload the video to an existing folder, go to the specified folder by tapping on the “Files” button and choose the folder into which you want to upload. Now, You can see the + icon on the bottom right.

Step 4: Tap the + icon, a sliding window titled “Create new” opens up from the bottom. You can see the Upload “↑“ icon.

Step 5: It takes us to a new page.  On the top left, you can see  ≡ an icon, tap it and you can see a list of categories.

Step 6: Tap the “Photos and Videos” category and tap on the “videos folder” on the Albums screen.

Step 7: Tap the video you want to upload and it will start uploading. But if you want to upload multiple videos at a time, long press on one video you want to upload and a gentle tap on the other remaining videos to upload. If you want to select all the videos in a folder, tap the “⋮” icon on the top right and tap the “Select all” option. After selecting videos, tap open. And it will start uploading.

Step 8: While uploading it will show the “x” Uploading icon, tapping “x” cancels the upload operation. Once the upload is complete, it will show us the notification that ”uploaded ‘n number’ files” in the background.

How to upload the video to google drive from a phone without the app?

To upload the video to google drive from a phone without the app, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Go to the site https://drive.google.com/ in your browser. It will open the main page of your google drive if you are already logged in with your Google account.

If you haven’t logged in already, it will display the page, and on the top right, you can see the “Go to Drive” button. On clicking this button it will open a new window in your browser to sign in.  You can log into your account here and on successful logging, it takes to the home page of your google drive.

Step 2: On your home page, on the top left you can see ≡ an icon, on tapping it, opens a sliding window from the left, and at the bottom you can see the “Desktop Version” option. Tap this option and it opens the desktop version of  https://drive.google.com/

Step 3: On your home page, you can see the “+New” icon on the top left.  If you want to upload the video to an existing folder, navigate to the specified folder by tapping on the “Files” button and choose the folder into which you want to upload. Now, You can see the “+ New” icon on the top left.

Step 4: It opens a window sliding up from the bottom titled “Choose an action”. Here tap the “Files” option.  

Step 5: On the top left, you can see ≡ an icon, on tapping it, opens a sliding window from the left, and in the bottom you can see different categories

Step 6: Tap the “Videos” category and you can see different folders and videos available on a mobile device to upload.  

Step 7: Tap the video you want to upload and it will start uploading. But if you want to upload multiple videos at a time, long press on one video you want to upload and a gentle tap on the other remaining videos to upload. If you want to select all the videos in a folder, tap the “⋮” icon on the top right and tap the “Select all” option. After selecting videos, tap open. And it will start uploading.

Step 8: While uploading it will show the “x” Uploading icon, tapping “x” cancels the upload operation. Once the upload is complete, it will show us the notification that ”uploaded ‘n number’ files” in the background.

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