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Using Google Drive Applications

Support for Google Drive Applications support ended on May 12, 2018. In the future, please use Drive File Stream.

Downloading Google Drive applications

To use client applications of Google Drive, click "Download Drive" from settings (gear icon).
The following sample procedure uses Internet Explorer 11.

Fig 1. Download Google Drive (1)

Click the item corresponding to "Download Drive" → "PC", "Android equipped terminal", or "iPhone, iPad".
In this example, click PC.

Fig 2. Download Google Drive (2)

The Google Drive users agreement is displayed, so click "I Agree and Install".

Fig 3. Download Google Drive (3)

Installing Google Drive application

Execute the downloaded file (googledrivesync.exe).

Fig 4. Install (1)

The security warning appears, so click "Execute". Next, Confirm User Account Control is displayed, so click "Yes."

Fig 5. Install (2)

"Install Completed" is displayed, Click "Close".

Fig 6. Install (3)

Initial setting of Google Drive applications

"Welcome to Google Drive" is displayed. Click "Start".

Fig 7. Initial settings (1)

"Google Login" is displayed. Enter email ("Keio Apps ID") and click "Login". (Password unnecessary)

Fig 8. Initial settings (2)

"keio.jp confirmation" is displayed. Again enter "ID" ("Keio ID" or "Keio Apps ID"), enter Password, and click "Login"

Fig 9. Initial settings (3)

"Welcome to Google Drive" (Steps 1-4) is displayed. Click "Next", and finally, click "Complete".

Fig 10. Initial settings (4)

When setting is completed, the file saved in Google Document is automatically downloaded into Google Drive on your PC and your PC and the on-line files are synchronized.

The default Google Drive folder is prepared as:
・C:\Users\User Name\Google Drive

A locally prepared Google Drive folder opens. You can confirm the file saved in Google Documents.

Fig 11. Google Drive (4)

When a specified folder has been selected for synchronization with a folder in the Desk-top version Google Drive, a revision done on-line is reflected in the Desk-top version, and a revision made on the Desk-top version is reflected on-line.

How to confirm your account in the Windows version of Google Drive

To confirm the connected account of the Windows version Google drive (Google Drive locally installed), you can confirm by clicking the Google Drive icon in the task tray.

Fig. 12. Confirming your account in the Windows version of Google Drive

Return to Google Drive Users Manual for explanations about other features.

Last-Modified: November 2, 2021

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