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How to Upload a Video to Google Drive on PC and Mobile?

Author by Michelle

Updated at July 28, 2020

Google Drive is a cloud storage service that provides you 15G room to store files for free. You can save any kind of your file, be it documents, images, audios, or videos to it. And this article is going to show you how to upload a video to Google Drive on PC and mobile. Follow the article to know more!

It’s an annoying thing to see videos taking up a lot of memory and slowing down our devices. One of the good ways to fix this problem is to store the video files in the Google Drive that won’t occupy any of your device space. Also, with the cloud service, you can access your files anytime and anywhere as long as you have the application in your device. This article will tell you exactly how to upload a video to Google Drive to free up your space. Read on to know more details!

Also Read: Google Drive Upload Slow | Google Drive to YouTube | Upload Video to YouTube | Upload HD Videos to YouTube 

Part 1. How to Upload a Video to Google Drive on PC

For PC users, there are 3 answers to the question of how to upload video to Google Drive. Pick one that you find most comfortable!

How to upload video to Google Drive through web-pageHow to upload video to Google Drive through web-page

Method 1: Upload Video to Google Drive Through Web-page

Visit https://drive.google.com/. On the top left, click on “+New” to choose “File Upload” or “Folder Upload” to import your video.

Tips: You can create a new folder on Google Drive to store your files.

Method 2: Drag Video into Google Drive

Go to https://drive.google.com/. Then directly drag and drop the video file into Google Drive.

How to add a video to Google Drive through Backup & SyncHow to add a video to Google Drive through Backup & Sync

Method 3: Use Backup & Sync to Upload Video to Google Drive

Visit https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2374987 and install the application on your PC. Sign in to this program with your Google account. And in the desktop, you should see a folder named “Google Drive”. Drag your videos into that folder which will automatically upload the file to Google Drive. You can see the uploaded file on https://drive.google.com/.

Tips: If you couldn't find the "Google Drive" folder on your desktop, you can click on the program icon and then hit the three-dots on the top left > Preferences, and select "Google Drive" on the left side to see the folder location.

Part 2. How to Save Videos to Google Drive on Mobile

How to put videos on Google Drive on mobileHow to put videos on Google Drive on mobile

Step 1. Open the Google Drive app on your mobile.

Step 2. Hit “+” and then tap “Upload” to select the desired video to start uploading. Then you’ll see the uploaded file in “My Drive”

At last...

Google Drive welcomes storage of any kind of file but places some restrictions on the video formats and codecs so that you cannot freely watch all types of the video within Google Drive. Hence, be aware to take the formats and codecs into consideration when adding video to Google Drive if you want to watch it in the drive. But if you do encounter one unsupported video format, you can use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to convert it to the matching Google Drive video format.

Anyway, thanks for your reading and hope this article could solve some of your problems.

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