January 29, 2014

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

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Few Months Before, people were feeling too much difficulty in sharing large files over the internet but after increasing the free storage capacity of Google drive from 5GB to 15GB, people are sharing large files easily and along with extremely happiness. 

This is the first time, when any cloud storage service provided such a huge free storage space of 15 GB. Google provides us 15 GB of free storage to share files between Google Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos. You can get more information about Google Drive storage from here.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

When Google was not offering the 15 GB of free storage, then people were forced to pay money on various cloud storage services for sharing the files larger than 5GB over the internet. But now with the Google drive’s free storage, you can freely store and share large files up to 15GB in size, which is sufficient for us.

Interesting thing with Google drive storage is, you can set permissions for specific people and also allow for who can access the files on your Google drive storage. Simple it can be said that all thing will under your control and you can share photos, songs, videos and many other files with your friends or relatives accommodatingly. Let’s know how to upload and share large files from your Google drive storage.


How to Share Large Files Using Google Drive storage
Step (1): Firstly, go to Google drive and sign in with your Google account. You can go from here.
Step (2): Click on the upload icon and select the file (photos, videos, data or other file etc) which you wish to upload.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

Step (3): When uploading will be completed, your file will be added to your Google drive storage. Now make a right click on the file and select Share option and then click on Share sub-option as shown in below screenshot.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

Step (5): If you wish to share the file privately with anybody then type in the email address of the person in the given input box and then click on Share & Save button.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

Step (6): And If you wish to share your file as a downloadable link, then make a click on the Change button which is situated just beside Private – Only you can access.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

Step (7): After clicking on Change button a pop will appear as shown below. You have to select Anyone with the link option and then click on Save button.

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

Step (8): Now copy the provided URL address and share it with your friends or families according to your wish. 

How to Easily Share Large Files Using Google Drive

That’s it!

Now with this link anybody can freely download the file. Interesting thing is, there is no need of Google account to download this shared file. 


I hope you liked this simple but useful guide of large files sharing through Google Drive. Feel free to share your comments with us about this amazing file sharing feature. To get more useful tutorials, tips and tricks, latest update related to Google Drive check out our Google Drive section.

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