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[Fixed]Google Drive Not Working

--Wednesday, November 25, 2015
For most time, Google Drive works pretty to sync, backup and share files, such as photos, videos, and Microsoft Office documents. But have you seen some errors occurred, like edited file won't sync, shared documents doesn't appear for others, and forcing you to a restriction page? If yes, this article would help you fix Google Drive which is not working.

Step 1 Check Android Working Condition
Google Drive works when your device is connected to Internet. This required you to check the Wi-Fi connection and mobile data on your Android phone. Then connect the device to Wi-Fi hotspot or turn on cellular.

Connect Android to Wi-Fi

Step 2 Restart Google Drive
If your Android phone is connect to an available Internet access but still fails to sync/backup/share files, etc, try to quit and restart the app on your Android phone.

If you are using Google Drive with your Chrome browser, reset any settings of the Chrome. For example, reset your home page, clear cookies and cache, disable extensions/add-ons/plug-ins. Still non-working? Try a different browser app.

Restart Google Drive

Step 3 Reinstall Google Drive
If it still not working, you will need to reinstall the app. Follow this path: uninstall Google Drive from your Android > restart your phone > download the app from Google > install the new app.

Reinstall Google Drive

Step 4 Search for Solutions
Go to Google's App Status Dashboard and see if there is an outage of the app. If so, await a fix. And you can go to public Google Drive Help pages to find solutions of your issue.

Have you successfully fixed the non-working Google Drive app? If so, congratulations! You can backup files, sync data, and share documents now!


Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.