How to Sync Files and Folders Shared With Me in Google Drive?

If others have shared files and folders with you, then you will see those files and folder in "Shared with me". These files and folders will not sync to Google Drive folder on your computer unless you add them to "My Drive" or individual folders which you have synced.

Following are the steps to Sync Files and Folders of Shared With Me in Google Drive:

  1. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  2. Click "Google Drive" icon on your computer. If you are using Mac, then you will see the icon located in the menu bar at the top right of your desktop screen. If you are using PC, then you will see the icon located in the task bar in the bottom right of your desktop screen.
  3. Click "3 vertical dots" icon located at the top right corner the screen.
  4. Select "Preferences" option.
  5. Click "Visit Shared with me" button.
  6. A "Shared with me" in Google Drive on the web page opens up.
  7. Drag and drop files and folders from "Shared with me" into "My Drive" which you have synced.

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