How To Download Videos From Google Drive

You can save a lot of videos using Google Drive’s 15 gigabytes of free storage. However, you may find that you run out of space at some point. You may free up space in Google Drive and generate a backup of any videos you have stored there by downloading videos from Google Drive to a physical device.

This is how you download your videos to a physical storage medium.

How to Download Videos From Google Drive to a Windows PC

You may either download individual files or sync Google Drive to your PC to automatically download videos. If you simply need a few files, the former option is ideal, while the latter is ideal for generating a physical backup of your Google Drive.

To get individual videos, go to:

1. To log into your account, go to the Google Drive website and click “Go to Google Drive.”

2. To download a video, simply click on it. Hold the CTRL_key down as you click on numerous files to download them all at once.

3. In the top-right corner of the screen, click the “Menu” symbol.

4. Choose “More Actions” from the drop-down menu.

5. “Download” should be selected.

The video files are packaged and downloaded to your computer. Right-click the downloaded file and select “Extract All…” to unzip it. Then, select the folder to which you want to send the videos.

You may also synchronize files from Google Drive to your Windows PC using the following method:

1. To install the software on your PC, download “Google Drive for desktop” and double-click the downloaded file.

2. Once the installation is complete, click “Get Started.”

3. Log in using your Google Account information.

4. When prompted, click “Next,” then “Got It” to continue through the setup procedure.

5. Select “Sync My Drive to This Computer” from the drop-down menu.

6. Choose which folders you’d want to sync. To select all of them, press “Ctrl+A.”

7. To begin downloading your video files from Google Drive to your PC, click “Start.”


How to Download Videos From Google Drive to a Mac

It’s the same approach for downloading Google Drive videos to a Mac as it is for a PC. Take the following steps:

1. Log in to your Google Drive account by going to the website.

2. If you wish to download many videos, hold down the “Command” key and click on each one.

3. Select “Download” from the right-click menu on your mouse.

It’s worth noting that you’ll only be able to download a video if the owner has enabled the feature. Furthermore, videos with “comment” or “view” access are not available for download.


What if I Can’t Download a Video Despite Having Access to It?

You may have a problem with third-party cookies or your browser’s extensions if you can’t download a movie from Google Drive despite the fact that the owner has enabled downloads.

Do the following on both a PC and a Mac to be sure cookies aren’t the problem:

1. Visit Chrome’s Cookie Settings page.

2. Under the site exception for, look for the statement “Including third-party cookies on this site.” If you don’t see this statement, choose “Trash” to delete the site and try downloading your video again.

3. If you’re still having trouble downloading your movie, go back to Cookie Settings and select “Sites that can never use cookies.”

4. Make sure there are no entries for “,” “,” or “”

5. Click the “Menu” icon, then “Remove” if you see one of the above entries.

If these instructions don’t work, you might have a problem with the extensions in your browser:

1. Deactivate all of your extensions and try downloading the movie again.

2. If the download was successful, try reactivating one of the extensions and downloading the movie.

3. Repeat the process if the second download is successful. You might eventually locate an addon that disables the download.

4. Remove this extension.


How to Download Videos From Google Drive to an iPhone

iPhone users can save videos from Google Drive to their phone’s camera roll, their camera roll, or a third-party app.

To save your movie to an app, follow these steps:

1. Sign in with your Google Account in the Google Drive app.

2. Locate the video you want to download and select “More” from the drop-down menu. This icon is made up of three horizontal dots.

3. “Open In” should be selected.

4. Choose the app where you want to save the video.

To save a video to your iPhone, follow these steps:

1. Sign in to Google Drive with your Google Account.

2. Locate the video you wish to download and hit the three horizontal dots icon.

3. “Open In” should be selected.

4. Select “Save to Files” from the drop-down menu.

5. Choose a location on your iPhone where you wish to save the video.

6. Select “Save.”

To save the video to your camera roll, follow these steps:

1. Sign in to Google Drive using your Google Account credentials.

2. Next to the video you wish to download, tap the “More” icon. This icon is made up of three horizontal dots. “Send a copy” should be selected.

3. “Save video” should be selected.


How to Download Videos From Google Drive to an Android Device

Because Google created the Android operating system, downloading Google Drive videos to Android devices is simple.

1. Sign in with your Google Account details after downloading Google Drive from the Google Play Store.

2. At the bottom-right of the screen, press the “More” button, which is a three-vertical-dots icon.

3. Select “Download.”

The video will be saved to the file storage of your Android smartphone. After downloading, you can go straight to the video.


Setting Up a Google Drive Account

Before you may download videos from Google Drive, you must first create an account. When you establish a Google Account, you’ll obtain a free version of Google Drive:

1. In your browser, go to the Google homepage and click the “Sign Up” button in the top-right corner.

2. “Create account” is the next option.

3. Fill out the registration form.

4. “Next” should be selected.

5. Click “Next” after entering your phone number.

6. Wait for Google to send you an SMS verification code, then input it.

7. “Verify” should be selected.

8. Once Google has validated your phone number, it will ask for more personal information. Enter your birthday, gender, and a recovery email address if desired.

9. “Next” should be selected.

10. To establish your account, read Google’s “Privacy and Terms” agreement and click “I agree.”

You can now access Google Drive with your Google account activated. To do so, navigate to the Google Drive page in your browser. Instead:

1. Go to your Google Account and sign in.

2. At the top-right of your browser, click the “Grid” button.

3. “Google Drive” should be selected.


Watch Your Videos on Any Device

Google Drive’s cloud storage service is available on most devices and allows you to download videos and other things whenever you want. The procedure outlined above can be applied to a variety of devices, each of which can act as a physical storage medium for your videos.

So, what’s the big deal about downloading videos from Google Drive? Is it just a matter of keeping some physical backups, or is there another reason? Please share your thoughts in the comments box below.

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