Sync pc to Google Drive

Why sync data to Google Drive?

On the market, you can find many storage devices such as External HDD, USB flash drive, SD card, DVDs. Then why should you use Google Drive instead of other storage devices? Well, you should. Here’s why-

Compared with other traditional storage devices, cloud drive has a clear advantage. It can be accessed as long as there is an internet connection. Besides, you need not to worry that you will lose it by accident. A Cloud Drive is not a traditional form of storage and thus cannot be corrupted or spammed with viruses. The amount of convenience and peace of mind offered by the cloud storage system is amazing!

How to Set-Up Google Drive Sync?

  1. Download Google Drive Backup and Sync and sign in with your Google Drive account.
  2. Now click on Sync Now and start the first Sync.
  3. Select the folders and files you want to Sync.
  4. You can also go for a full backup (not recommended due to high size).
  5. Select the quality for media files to Sync.
  6. Click on Next and the Backup will begin right away.

GDrive Sync setup


During Backup and Sync, you may find the following errors sometimes:
  • An unknown error has occurred.
  • Connection to drive failed.
  • The file on your computer is missing.
  • Syncing is stuck.
  • Unable to completely sync.
  • Backup and Sync quits unexpectedly.

Then don’t worry about it. You can try the following methods and see if it works.

1.  Restart Backup and Sync: You can click on Backup and Sync icon at the taskbar, Go to Settings and Quit Backup and Sync, and then open Google Drive Backup and Sync again.

2. Disconnect and reconnect account: You can click Backup and Sync icon > Error – Google Drive folder is missing > Disconnect account. After that, you need to sign in again.

3. Reinstall Backup and Sync: You can download Backup and Sync from the website again and click Yes when you are asked to replace the existing version during installation.

4. ‘The Cure-all remedy for all the problems’- Restart your machine.

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