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[Mac Environment] Google Drive Application

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Updated: October 27, 2022
May 02, 2022


The Google Drive application, which you can operate files in Google Drive in the same way as you operate files in your PC, can now be used in the Mac environment. We will show you how to use it.

Instructions for use

  1. Click "Sign in with browser" in the window below.

    If the above window is not displayed, click "Google Drive" in "Applications" in Finder.

  2. The web browser will start and the "Login to Google" screen will appear. Please log in with your ECCS Cloud Email address ( ).
    After the screen is switched to the screen below, click "Sign in".

  3. If the following screen is displayed, login is successful.

    While logged in, the following icon will be displayed on the desktop.

  4. "Google Drive" will be added to "Locations" in Finder.
    When you click it, the contents of your Google Drive will be displayed as shown below, and you will be able to access it. You can operate files in Google Drive in the same way as you operate files in your PC.

Supplementary Information

If you click the Google Drive symbol in the top menu bar while it is grayed out,

the window below will be displayed. You can also log in to the Google Drive from here.

(Added on May 27, 2022)

If the following window is displayed and you cannot sign in to Google Drive, please try logging in to the Mac environment again.

(Added on October 27, 2022)

Once you have used the Google Drive application, the Google Drive application will automatically start from the next log-in and ask you to log in to Google Drive each time. (The "Sign in to Google Drive" window shown in No.1 above will be displayed.)

You can stop the automatic start by taking the following steps.

1. Open Finder and click "Remove GoogleDrive from LoginItems" in "Application".

2. Click "OK" when the following window is displayed. (This window will not be displayed if the Google Drive application is not in the state to start automatically.)