Google Cloud Apps Admins

3 Ways to Access Your Google Docs from Chrome

Written by Joey Allen (GCP Apps Admin) | September 29, 2013

There are several kinds of Google documents: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms. We’ll use a basic Google Doc to show you how to get started with various types of Google documents. Most of these steps also work for other document types, so learn these tasks and you’re on your way to creating presentations, spreadsheets, forms, and drawings, too.

Access your documents

You can access your Google documents from any computer, anywhere in the world.


To view a list of documents you own or have access to, or to create a document:

  1. Visit Google Drive at https://drive.google.com.  Or visit from another Google Apps product

  2. When you're using a Google Apps product like Gmail or Calendar, you'll see other Apps products listed across the top of the page. Click Drive to get started!



3. If you have the new Google One Bar, click the   at the top of the page and select Drive.



In Google Drive you'll see all of the Google documents you have access to, including Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Drawings, and other Google document apps. You might also see other types of files.