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Canvas - How do I view my Google Drive files in Canvas?


If your course has enabled Google Apps, you can view files in your Google Drive account in Canvas. The Google Drive folder is accessed from the Course Navigation Menu.

Note: Currently, Google Drive files cannot be accessed from course or personal files in Canvas.


Open Google Drive

Open Google Drive

In Course Navigation, click the Google Drive link.

 

Log in to Google Drive

Log in to Google Drive

You may be asked to authenticate your account. Click the Authorize button.

 

In an external window, enter your Google App email and password.

 

View Google Drive

View Google Drive

View the files and folders in your Google Drive folder.

 

Google Drive displays the name of each folder [1]. You can view the contents of each folder by clicking the folder name.

 

For individual files, you can view the file name [2] and the date it was modified [3].

 

Search for Files

Search for Files

To search for a file, enter the name of the file and click the Enter (Return) key.

 

View Search Results

View Search Results

Google Drive returns file results related to your search.

 

Open File

Open File

To open a file, click the name of the file [1]. At the bottom of the window, click the Open button [2].

 

View File

View File

In a new browser window, view the file in your Google account.


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Canvas Answers

Canvas Student Guide


If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:canvas view google drive files   Doc ID:71234
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-03-02 09:27 MSTUpdated:2017-12-07 12:10 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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