Google Drive is Shutting Down its old Backup and Sync app for Desktop Users

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Google Drive New Update

The new app will be available for users from July 19 where users will be able to store their data. The new Google Drive app will be introduced with some changes. But its core function will remain the same. Users will be able to preview and sync pictures with Google Photos.

Google is shutting down its old Backup and Sync app for desktop users. In its place, users will get a new app, which will be known as Drive for Desktop app. The plan to replace the old app with a new app has been started in a phased manner by Google. The new app will be available to users from July 19, where users will be able to store their data. The new Drive app will be introduced with some changes. But its core function will remain the same. Users will be able to preview and sync pictures with Google Photos.

What Are The Benefits of Drive For Desktop :-

With Google’s Drive for Destop app, users will be able to access their files directly from the cloud on their PC or Mac. In this case your PC’s disc will be free. Also, you will be able to save network bandwidth, as Drive files will be stored on the cloud. If you make any changes to this drive file, it will automatically happen everywhere. According to Google’s blog post, you will continue to be provided with the latest version of Google Drive. In the new app, users will also be able to save external files. Meaning users will be able to save the data of the external device in the Drive for desktop app.

Does Users Will Get Notified To Transfer Data ?

The new Drive for Desktop app is available for Mac and PC users. While the old app is also working. In such a situation, users will be able to transfer the data of the old app to the new app. This facility is starting from 19th July. Also, Google will send a notification to users who do not transfer data from August 18. Users will have a chance to transfer data before October 1, as the old Google app will stop working from October 1.

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