Download And Install Drive File Stream

You can access your Google Drive files by going to www.usc.edu/google from a web browser or through desktop (Windows and Mac OS X) and mobile (Android and iOS) apps. This page will explain how to download these apps and configure them up to access your USC Google Drive files.

Google Drive Desktop Apps

Most browsers will display the downloaded files at the bottom which you can click to run. If not, go to your downloads folder and open the file DriveFileStream.dmg for Mac or DriveFileStream.exe for Windows. Usually you can find this at the bottom left of your browser window. Follow the installation prompts. Microsoft Office 2010 is installed on my 'F' drive with 618MB. Can you tell me how I can install Microsoft Silverlight on my drive 'F' as once it is downloaded if I click on the downloaded.exe file it installs to the 'C' drive without allowing me to install to another drive. This program alone is taking 41 MB on my 'C' drive.

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Google currently offers two apps for backing up files to the cloud from your PC or Mac: Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream. Back up and Sync stores your Google Drive content on your personal computer and in the cloud while Drive File Stream stores all of your files and folders in the cloud only. For a comparison of the features of Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream, see the Compare Backup and Sync & Drive File Stream page on the Google Drive Help Center.

Google Drive for Mobile Devices

To download the Google Drive app for Android or iOS devices, click the links below from your mobile device. When prompted for an email address and password during the installation, use your USC NetID email address and password.

Download for Android devices
Download for iOS devices

Download And Install Drive File Stream

How do I install and use Google Drive (formerly File Stream)?

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Google Drive is an application that allows you to access all of your Google Drive files on demand, directly from your computer without having to synchronize your entire drive or shared drive (saving storage space on your device). With Google Drive, you can access files in your both own Drive and Shared Drives. With Google Drive, your files are stored on the cloud instead of your computer and any changes you make are automatically synchronized with the cloud for quick easy access from any device that supports Google Drive (including mobile phones, tablets, other computers, or the web).


If you have a university-provided computer, Google Drive should already be installed. If it's not installed or to install for your personal Mac or PC, follow the instructions below.


Download and Install


Download And Install Google Drive File Stream

To download, choose your respective platform:



On your computer, open:


  • GoogleDrive.exe on Windows
  • GoogleDrive.dmg on Mac


Follow the on-screen instructions. Login using your EWU NetID/SSO username and password (use [email protected] for both faculty/staff and students). Select Allow on the permissions prompt.


System Requirements

Windows: Windows 7 and up. Windows Server 2012 and up.

Mac: El Capitan (10.11) and up. For High Sierra (10.13) or newer, follow these additional steps:

Install Google File Stream Windows


  1. Open Drive File Stream.
  2. At the top left of your screen, go to Apple menuand then System Preferences and then Security & Privacy and then General.
  3. Next to 'System software from developer 'Google, Inc.' was blocked from loading,' click Allow.


Microsoft Outlook requirements


Drive File supports Microsoft Outlook version 2010 or greater.

Drive File supports Microsoft Outlook on Windows only.


Using Google Drive

Run Google Drive File Stream

Once Google Drive is installed, a folder called Google Drive will appear on the left in Finder or File Explorer. You will also find the Drive Menu in a different place, depending on what computer you use. On Windows, look for the icon at the bottom right of your screen. On macOS, look at the top right of your screen. Your computer's Google Drive folder will contain both your personal Google Drive and any Shared Drives you can access. The only difference between these files and any other file on your computer is that these files are not stored on your computer by default and any changes you make to them will automatically sync with your cloud storage.


Drive File Stream Settings

You can install Google Drive on multiple computers and as long as they are all online, they will synchronize your files automatically between every computer.


For additional information about Google Drive, check out our FAQs.

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