How to Turn OFF Sync for Files you own in Google Drive?

Google Drive allows you to choose which files and folders sync to your computer. If you want to keep your some files and documents from automatically syncing to the Google Drive folder on your computer, then you can turn off syncing.

Here are the steps to Turn OFF Sync for Files you own in Google Drive:

  1. 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.
  2. Click "Google Drive" icon on your computer.
  3. Click "3 vertical dots" icon located at the top right corner the screen.
  4. Select "Preferences" option.
  5. Uncheck the box located next to "Only sync some folders to this computer".
  6. Click "Apply changes" button.
  7. This is how you can turn off sync for files you own in Google Drive.

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