The Files app, introduced in iOS 11, is the central repository for all of the files services with apps on your iPhone and iPad, like iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox, and many more. It lets you open documents, photos, videos, and audio from any compatible app from a single point on your device.
Sep 16, 2018 It's on the bottom-right corner. This will confirm your action, and disconnect your Google Drive account from the Backup & Sync app on your computer. A confirmation pop-up will appear and let you know your Google Drive folder is no longer synced with Google Drive on the web. Mar 26, 2020 My Mac: Allows you to specify which folders within the Google Drive folder are automatically synced to the cloud. The default is to have everything in the folder automatically synced, but if you prefer, you can specify only certain folders to be synced. Google Drive: Lets you disconnect the Google Drive folder for your Google account. Dec 09, 2019 On your Mac, you can find the files on your Desktop and in your Documents folder in Finder under iCloud. If you add a second Mac Desktop, the files from your second Mac won't automatically merge with the files on your first Mac. Go to your Desktop and Documents folders in iCloud Drive, then look for a folder with the same name as your second Mac.
Here's how you can get the Files app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 or later.
How to get the Files app on your iPhone or iPad
The Files app replaced the iCloud Drive app in iOS 11, but unlike the iCloud Drive app, Files has no special switch to hide or reveal it, and it appears on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 or later by default. If you want to get rid of it, you can just delete the app, and restore it later by downloading it from the App Store.
If you've got any questions about using the iCloud Drive or Files apps, go ahead and ask in the comments.
Updated January 2019: Updated for iOS 12.
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