Where To Upload A File For Download
The internet era is here and most people do things virtually. The same thing is applicable to file sharing and transfer. Most people upload files so that other people can have access to them. Types of files they upload may include;
Still new to what uploading and downloading mean? No worries. Uploading means sending data or a file from your computer to somewhere on the Internet. Downloading means receiving data or a file from the Internet on your computer.
Nonetheless, where can you upload files for other people to have access to the download? We are going to be talking about two software in this article. They include;
1. Google Drive
How To Upload Files For Download On Google Drive
For Android, iPhone and iPad Users
•Open the Google Drive app on your Android device, iPhone or iPad
•Click on Add.
•Click on Upload.
•Search and tap the files you want to upload.
•View uploaded files in "My Drive" until you move them.
How To Turn mobile Data Usage On or Off On Your Android Device, iPhone and iPad
You can choose to use your mobile data or only use Wi-Fi to transfer files.
•Open the Google Drive app on your Android, Tablet iPhone, and iPad.
•Click Menu-Settings at the top right.
•Under "Data usage," turn Transfer files only over Wi-Fi on or off
For Desktop or PC users
On your computer, you can upload from drive.google.com or your desktop. You can upload files into private or shared folders.
•On your computer, go to drive.google.com.
•At the top left, click New File Upload or Folder Upload.
•Choose the file or folder you want to upload.
How To Upload Files For Download On Dropbox
You can upload files and folders to your Dropbox account on dropbox.com and the Dropbox desktop app. Each file or folder uploaded on dropbox.com can be up to 50 GB. Each file or folder uploaded on the Dropbox desktop app can be up to 2 TB. Furthermore, you can upload files with the Dropbox mobile app.
To add files and folders to your Dropbox account, visit dropbox.com and Sign in.
•Tap Files or Folder.
•If you choose Files, you can choose as many files as you like and click Open.
•If you choose Folder, select a folder and click Upload.
If you are using the Dropbox desktop app
•Open the Dropbox folder in File Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac).
•Locate the files or folders you’d like to add, then drag and drop. (or copy and paste) them into the open Dropbox folder.
Note that you can also save new or existing files directly into the Dropbox folder. Files in the Dropbox folder on your computer will automatically sync everywhere you access your files in Dropbox. Including dropbox.com and the Dropbox mobile app.
How To Download Files On Google Drive
For Android Devices
•Open the Google Drive app on your Android phone or tablet
•Tap More-Download next to the file’s name,
For iOS Devices
There are different methods for downloading files from Google Drive for iOS Devices. You can save it to Files or Open it in a different app. To save it to files, open the Google Drive app. Next to the file, you want to download, tap More. Then choose an option:
Download the file to your phone: tap Save to Files. Choose where you want to save the file. Click to Add.
Open the file within another app: tap Open in. Choose the app you want to use.
You can also save a photo or video to your camera roll. To do this, Open the Google Drive app. Next to the file, you want to download, click more. Click on Send a copy. Depending on your file, tap Save Image or Save video.