Google Drive Can’t Connect? Here Are the Fixes

Google Drive is one of the most popular synchronization and backup platforms. It offers you many options. You can easily sync, share, and store your data by uploading it to its servers. However, are you unable to connect to Google Drive? If you are facing this issue, then do not worry. Follow the solutions mentioned below.

Sources :- Google Drive Can’t Connect

Allow via Firewall

You should pursue these steps given below:

  1. Hold the Windows and S buttons simultaneously to open the Search section.
  2. After that, input ‘firewall’ into it and then select the OK button to launch the Firewall screen.
  3. You should choose the top option and then choose the option of “Allow an app or feature through Firewall.”
  4. Go to the option of “Change Settings.”
  5. Later, scroll down the list, and don’t forget to mark both Private and Public options for Google Drive.
  6. Now, click on the option of Apply and try connecting to Google Drive again.

Launch the Google Drive Again

You should pursue these steps given below:

  1. Hold the ‘Ctrl + Shift + Esc’ keys simultaneously on the keyboard to launch the Task Manager.
  2. Then click on the section of Processes and pick the option of View.
  3. You should untick the box of ‘Group by Type’ and choose “Google Drive Sync.”
  4. Go to the ‘End task’ button and choose the “Google Drive Sync” option.
  5. Once again, select the ‘End task’ option and then shut the Task Manager.
  6. Now, launch Google Drive once again and check if it is connecting or not.

Create a New Account

You should pursue these steps given below:

  1. Navigate to the Windows menu and choose the Settings option.
  2. After that, choose the Accounts option.
  3. Then reach the left panel and choose the “Family & Other People” and pick the “Add someone else to this PC” option.
  4. Select the option of “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information” and then click on the setting of “Add a user without a Microsoft Account.”
  5. Input the details for the account you would like to make and select the Next button.
  6. After creating the account, select the account option and choose the option of “Change account type.”
  7. You have to choose the drop-down and pick the Administrator option.
  8. Later, select the OK button and log out the recent account.
  9. Now, log into the fresh account and launch the app.

Google Drive is one of the most reliable cloud storage platforms across the globe. If you are facing connectivity issues, then the solutions mentioned above will be of great help.

Abigail Smith is an inventive person who has been doing intensive research in particular topics and writing blogs and articles on Good-Directory and many other related topics. He is a very knowledgeable person with lots of experience.

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