Google Drive is a popular cloud all that let’s you view, edit and collaborate documents on the go. In this continued digital offline haven series, I go over how to get top dollar for your phone by using Google drive offline.

Google drive has desktop and mobile apps. In this article,  we will go over the mobile apps for Google Drive.

Google Drive is available for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android phones and tablets.

You can download the iOS Drive at the App Store.

You can download the Android app at the Play Store.

Google drive for Android :

  1. Download and install the drive app
  2. Put in your Gmail username and password
  3. As the files populate, pick one file you would like to save offline.
  4. Go to the info button to the right of the file name.
  5. Click the slider to On.
  6. This will save the file offline.

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Google Drive for iOS:
  1. Download and install the drive app.
  2. Log in with your username and password
  3. Find a specific file you want to save offline.
  4. Click on the info icon to the right of the file name.
  5. In the right hand panel, under “Available Offline,” click the slider to On.
  6. This will save the file offline.


To quickly test if you can view the file offline, turn on airplane mode and reopen the document. If it opens, this means your file has fully synced offline!

Going offline with your files will save you time, battery power and data to access files you need ASAP! Google drive is a great app that is fantastic for online and offline use on your cell phones. You paid top dollar for your cell phone! Now make sure your cell phone is configured to give you the ROI you need for business and productivity!