Do you have a Chromebook and don’t know how to save a video to Google Drive on Chromebook?
Don’t waste your time by reading useless guides because today we’re going to give you a step-by-step article on this topic that you can follow to save a video to Google Drive on your Chromebook.
Let’s get started!
How to Save A Video To Google Drive On Chromebook?
Basically, you can follow two ways to save or upload a video to Google Drive on Chromebook.
- By drag and drop
- By manually uploading the video file from your Chromebook.
We’ll show both methods. To start the guide, you have to make sure that you have a video file and if you don’t have it yet, download and ready the video in a folder on your Chromebook.
Step #1: Open your Chromebook and search for Drive or Google Chrome Browser to access your Drive.
You can either go directly to Google Drive via the browser or directly from your Drive application. We’ll suggest you use the Drive app on your system.
Assuming you opened the Drive app and your video file is ready to upload from the folder to your Drive.
For your convenience, you can create a folder on Drive where you want to save or upload the video. By default, you can upload any files anywhere on google drive, however, it can border you when you want to find the saved files.
Creating a new folder for a specific file would be a great way to find the saved files later if needed.
Step #2: Create a folder and name the folder based on the video you’re going to upload now. For example, we’re going to name the folder “Video” by right-clicking on Drive.
Step #3: Click into the created folder on Drive and keep opening the folder to drag the video file from your Chromebook.
Step #4: Go to your Chromebook and select the video you want to save and drag it and drop it into the Drive folder.
Look at the bottom corner of your Chromebook’s right side where progress will appear to show how long the video will take to be fully uploaded into Google Drive.
Step #5: If your video file size is too large. It may take a long time to fully upload the video. However, if your internet speed is faster, you can save time. Remember, the more the file size, the more time it will take.
(Manually) How to Upload A Video To Google Drive On Chromebook?
Saving a video to Google Drive on Chromebook is quite easy. All you need to do is log into your Google drive and go to the folder where you want to save the video.
Then right-click on the mouse and click on the Upload file and then select the video from your Chromebook and start uploading.
Here’s the practice guide on manually saving a video to Google Drive on Chromebook.
Step #1: Open the Drive app on your Chromebook and create a folder where your video will be uploaded.
Step #2: Go to the folder on Drive and right-click on your mouse and select “File Upload”.
Step #3: Once you select the “File Upload” option, the system will take you to your Chromebook folder.
Step #4: Open the folder where your video is currently saved on your Chromebook and select the video and click on Open.
How To Save A Youtube Video To Google Drive On Chromebook?
To save a Youtube video to Google Drive on Chromebook, you have to first download the video from Youtube, and then continue the rest of the process.
To download a Youtube Video, you can follow a lot of options. However, not all methods are safe and easy. So when selecting a Youtube VIdeo downloader, make sure you’re using a secure platform.
We always recommend using savefrom.net. This website is a great platform where almost every video can be downloaded by following a simple method.
First, visit the video you want to download, from the URL box, additionally type “ ss ” after www. And before youtube.com.
Once you type ss, the system will redirect you to savefrom.net, and there you’ll be able to select the video quality and then click on the download button to download the video.
You have the video downloaded on your Chromebook. Now what you need to do is simply go to Google Drive and create a folder> right-click and select “File Upload” > select the video from your Chromebook and then Open.
This might take a little bit of time to completely upload the video based on your internet speed and the file size of your selected video.
Where Is The Upload Button On Google Drive?
To find the upload button on Google Drive to upload a file or folder, you can simply log into your Google account by visiting drive.google.com and then look at the left top of the website.
Then look at the text called “New”, click on it to expand the option and find the Upload button on Google Drive.
Chromebook is fully powered by Google and the device is one of the most popular devices for those who love everything about Google’s products.
When it comes to doing something with Google Drive on Chromebook, the process might be quite easier as Google Drive and Chromebook both are managed by Google.
So how to save a video to Google Drive on Chromebook can be quite an easy task to do if you follow this article on this page.