Google Drive Not Backup and Sync

Google Drive Not Backup and Sync

How do I get my Google Drive to sync?

Google Drive Desktop App Setup
Open the Google Drive Icon on your desktop or start menu.
Type your Google Account username and password to sign in to Google Drive.
Complete the installation instructions.
Click Start and choose Google Drive.
Move or copy files and folders from your desktop into your Google Drive folder to begin syncing items.

How do I restart Google Drive sync?

Click Google Drive's system tray icon.
Choose Settings | Preferences.
In the new dialog, click the Account tab.
Click “Disconnect account” button.
Quit Google Drive and then restart your laptop.
Click Start > All Apps > Google Drive > Google Drive.

Is backup and sync the same as Google Drive?

Google Drive on PC/Mac is dead, long live Backup and Sync. At the same time, PC backups are now a more automated process. Google also fully launched Drive File Stream, an app that performs roughly the same chores as Backup and Sync, but for enterprise and business users.

How do I reinstall Google Drive?

Click the Download Google Drive for your Mac button.
Open installgoogledrive.dmg.
Open the installation file and drag the Google Drive icon to your Applications folder.
Open Google Drive from your Applications folder.
Enter your UNC Charlotte Email Address in the window that opens.

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