Google Drive for Android gets major update, brings a slew of useful new features

Google Drive has just received a major update in the Play Store, bringing a fairly impressive set of brand new features. For starters, users can now browse folders by file type, giving complete control over finding your content. Additionally, Google has provided a highly improved viewing experience for Presentations, as well as the option to auto-sync your pinned content over a 3G/4G connection.

The full changelog is as follows:

  • Create folder, upload to folder and move to folder
  • Filter folder contents by file type
  • Option to auto-sync pinned content while on 3G
  • Richer Google Presentations viewing experience
  • Basic table support in Documents Editor
  • Create, reply and resolve comments in Documents Editor
  • View and change fonts in Documents Editor
  • Pinch to zoom in Documents Editor
  • Print files using Google Cloud Print
  • Option to resume interrupted uploads
It seems as though Google is taking its cloud storage offering seriously. And, this update definitely makes Google Drive one of the most appealing options, with its incredibly powerful functionality. If you’re a Google Drive user or have yet to try it out, be sure to hit the source link below to check out the new version.


Google Play Download Link

About the Author: Colton Kaiser

Born in southern California, Colton is a self-proclaimed tech enthusiast. His first Android handset was the Motorola Backflip, though his passion for technology began when he received his first Windows 95-powered PC for a Christmas present as a child. Dumbfounded by the capabilities of the machine, he discovered an inherent fascination for software and electronics. Colton wrote for numerous news publications before establishing his own popular technology-oriented website. When he's not writing about or playing with the latest gadgets, he enjoys watching football and destroying friends in his fantasy league, preferably while eating Mexican food. Colton currently attends the University of Redlands, where he plans to major in journalism.