How to Share Files with Google Drive

This feature is only available on FileZilla Pro, if you didn’t buy it yet you can buy FileZilla Pro from our Store.

Below you find a step by step guide, if you prefer you can watch our How to Share Files with Google Drive video tutorial.

To share a file or directory you have to change its share permissions.

To change the share permissions:

  1. Select the files and directories you want to share.
  2. Right-click and choose Share. The share window will be displayed with the existing
  3. Click the + button to add a share permission.
  4. Enter an email in case of a user or group, a domain or leave it blank for anyone.
  5. Select the role:
    • owner – only for users
    • organizer and file organizer
    • edit – the grantee can edit
    • comment – the grantee can comment
    • view – the grantee can only view

  6. You can enter a custom email message and Google Drive will include it in the notification
    email. Used only when granting permission for user or group grantees.
  7. If you want to remove an existing permission click the – button. However you can’t
    remove the owner.
  8. You can change the existing permission grantee or role. If you change the owner
    Google Drive may refuse to comply.
  9. Click on OK to apply the changes to the permissions.

The video tutorial below shows how to share your Google Drive files with FileZilla Pro.

Video tutorial: How to Share Google Drive Files with FileZilla Pro

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