Installing Google Drive on a Computer

1)    Go to bconnected.berkeley.edu and click on bDrive.
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2)    Log in with your CalnetID and Passphrase

3)    Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner and choose Download Drive.
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4)    Click on Download Drive Mac and PC in the drop down menu. 
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5)    Click on Accept and Install.

6)    Once the program is downloaded, install the Google drive application:

     On Mac –

  • Open dmg (normally in the Downloads folder).
  • Move the Google Drive icon to your Applications folder.
  • Open Google Drive. If you see a warning that Google Drive is an application downloaded from the Internet, click Open.
  • Type in your @berkeley.edu e-mail address and password.
  • Type in your CalnetID and passphrase.
  • Follow the instructions in the application to complete the installation.
  • Open Google Drive for your Mac from the top right icon on your screen.

    On PC –

  • Open googledrivesync.exe (normally in the Downloads folder).
  • If you see a warning that Google Drive is an application downloaded from the Internet, click Open.
  • Type in your @berkeley.edu e-mail address and password.
  • Type in your CalnetID and passphrase.
  • Follow the instructions in the application to complete the installation.
  • Click Start and choose Google Drive.

7)    Installation is now complete. Move, copy, or save files and folders from your desktop into your Google Drive folder to begin syncing items. You can see your items syncing by accessing bDrive through your browser.