How To Share In Google Drive - HTC One Mini

How To Share In Google Drive - HTC One Mini
How To Share In Google Drive - HTC One Mini

Learn how to share in Google drive on your HTC One Mini.

Sharing the link to Google Drive photos and videos

Share the link to an entire album of photos and videos that's in your Google Drive storage so that other people can access it.

  • Open the Gallery app.

  • Swipe to the Albums tab, and then tap the Drive tile.

  • Do one of the following:

  • Tap an album to share, and then tap Share icon.

  • To share a single photo, tap to display it in full screen, and then tap Share icon.

  • Choose how you want to share the link, such as sending it by email or posting it to your social networks.

Shared links are not accessible by your recipients automatically. Once your recipients receive the link, they can request access, and then you'll receive an email that notifies you to give them access. or, before sharing, you can first use the Drive app to add the recipients you will share your Google Drive link with.

Sharing links to documents or files in Google Drive

No more attaching large files to your email. Using the Mail app, you can easily share links to documents or other files in your Google Drive by email.

  • Open the Mail app.

  • If you have several email accounts, switch to an email account you want to use.

  • Create a new email message and fill in your recipients, or reply to an email.

  • Tap Attach icon.

  • Do one of the following:

  • Tap Document, and then choose whether to share PDFs or Office documents.

  • Tap File to choose any file type.

  • Tap GoogleDrive.

  • In your Google Drive storage, open the folder that contains the files that you want.

  • Select the files you want to share, and then tap OK. You'll then see the links to your selected files added to your email message.

  • Tap Send message icon to send your email.

  • Note: Shared links are not accessible by your recipients automatically. Once your recipients receive the link, they can request access, and then you'll receive an email that notifies you to give them access. Or, before sharing, you can first use the Drive app to add the recipients you will share your Google Drive link with.

    Giving people access through the Drive app

    Using the Drive app, add the people you want to share your Google Drive link with. You can also set permissions, such as to let the recipients view, edit, or comment on your shared content.

    • Open the Drive app.

    • Tap i next to a file or a folder, depending on which one you will share.

    • Tap Add Contact icon.

    • Enter the first few characters of the name or email address. Matching results from your Google contacts will then be listed.

    • Select a contact name or email address, and then select the permissions. You can set permissions to allow recipients to:

    • View or edit a folder.

    • View, edit, or comment on a file.

    • Tap Add.

    • Add more people, and when done, tap Save icon or < press .

    Working with documents that are stored in Google Drive

    With Polaris Office 5, view PDFs and edit Office documents that are stored in your Google Drive. You can also create Office documents in this app, save them to Google Drive, and even export them as PDFs to Google Drive.

    • Open the Polaris Office app.

    • Tap Office menu icon to see your documents by file type. Documents listed under your Google Account are the files that are stored in your Google Drive storage. (If necessary, tap next to your account to see the file list.)

    • Tap a PDF document to view it, or tap View icon an Office document to edit it.

    • After making changes to an Office document, tap the icon on the top left to open a selection menu.

    • Tap Save or Saveas.

    Note: If you want to export this document as a PDF, tap the icon on the top left, and then tap PDFExport.

    Saving a document from HTC One Mini to Google Drive

    In Polaris Office 5, you can save a PDF you're viewing or an Office document you created to your Google Drive storage.

    In Polaris Office, tap to see your documents by file type. Documents listed below the icon are the files that are locally stored on HTC One mini. (If necessary, tap to see the file list.)

    • Open a PDF document, or create a new Office document.
    • To save the document to Google Drive, tap the icon on the top left, and then tap Save as.
    • Tap the Folder path box.
    • Tap file name, and then tap your Google Account to switch to your Google Drive storage.
    • Tap a folder where to save the document, and then tap Save icon.
    • Enter a file name, and then tap Save icon.

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