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Read our latest articles about working in Google Drive. From productivity hacks, to Google Drive tips and tricks, these articles will be interesting to personal and professional users alike.

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Set expiration dates for access to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides files

April 25, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
We know that businesses today don’t operate in isolation; employees work not only with one another, but with third-party vendors, clients, customers, and other businesses as well—and often on a temporary basis. To keep your organization’s information safe in these situations, we’re introducing the ability to set an “expiration date” for specific user access to files in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. For instance, imagine your business hires an outside contractor for a project lasting three months.
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Get real-time input on the numbers

March 27, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

 

 
Get real-time input on the numbers
 
You don't have to email around multiple versions of a spreadsheet whenever your team needs to work together. Upload Excel files to Google Drive, convert them to Google spreadsheets, share them with others and edit them online.
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Simpler user options, improved Trash support, and viewing your teammates in the new Google Drive for Android app

February 18, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

A new version of the Google Drive for Android app is coming to Google Play. New features include:

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More accurate reporting on Google Drive file sharing in the Admin console

February 6, 2016 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

More accurate reporting on Google Drive file sharing in the Admin console

 
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Teaching teams: New ways to work together in Classroom

April 21, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Google Classroom allows teachers to spend less time on paperwork and more time with their students. Starting today, multiple teachers can work and collaborate in a single Classroom class. With the exception of deleting the class altogether, additional teachers can perform all of the same functions as the primary teacher, including:

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Edit Documents together in real time with teammates, partners or clients!

February 19, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Edit documents together in real time with teammates, partners or clients. Open Google Drive »
 
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New status menu, bandwidth control for Google Drive for Mac/PC

January 15, 2015 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Drive for Mac/PC syncs any or all of your files to Google Drive on the web, making them available anywhere, at any time, on any device. It also provides secure cloud-based storage for your files. A new version of Google Drive for Mac/PC is rolling out this week, featuring a new, more visually rich status menu. The menu allows people using Google Drive for Mac/PC to more clearly follow their sync status, including guidance on already synced files, files currently syncing and files yet to be synced.
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Cheers for Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms

December 16, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

90,000 hours. That’s the amount of time the average person spends working during their lifetime. To put that in perspective, if you spend 90,000 hours watching movies and did nothing else — no sleep, no breaks — you would be watching for 10 years non-stop.

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Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files directly with Google Drive

October 8, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Apps for Work
 
 
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How to work with Microsoft Office Document in Google Docs

July 28, 2014 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

Check out the latest release from Google for Google Apps. Get the recap from Google below!

A few years ago at Google I/O, Docs, Sheets and Slides got a major upgrade — making it even easier for you to get work done at the office and on-the-go with Google Apps. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of how you can edit Office files, make Suggested Edits and a new ability to convert tracked changes to Suggested Edits:

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