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How to Fix Goggle Drive Not Showing All Folders and Files

Mar 3rd 2020 at 8:30 AM

In this digital era, the Cloud technology serves you as helping hand, which provide you with the information anywhere. It stores the data safely and allows you to access and share it from any part of the world.

Fix Goggle Drive

The Cloud technology is provided by many companies such as Goggle Drive-by Goggle, One Drive by Microsoft, and Dropbox. These space providers allow a fixed amount of space as free, and if users want to store more data, then they can use the paid services. These services are very reliable when it comes to safety and function.

One of the most famous service providers among the lot is Goggle Drive. However, no matter how large and well-programmed your software is, there will be some bugs and loophole will be there which will show themselves with the passage of time and usage.

One of them is where the user can’t see all the folders and files in their drive space. Generally, it happens due to the incomplete syncing of the data. Still, there are a lot of fixes available to remedy this situation.

Pausing and Resuming the Synching Data

  • Tap on the Google Drive logo present on the Taskbar.
  • Click on the three dots, which is on the top right corner in the shown Window.
  • Select the Pause option.

Now, you should wait for a while before resuming the syncing process by following the same procedure.

Restart the Syncing Process

  • Go to the Google Drive logo present on the Taskbar.
  • Click on Exit.
  • Go to Start Menu, and launch it again.

Run as the Administrator

  • Press the Windows button.
  • Tap-right on the Goggle Drive.
  • Choose Run as Administrator.

Sign In Again

  • If you are using multiple accounts of the same drive-in device, then there are chances that this glitch appears in your account.
  • Log out every account of the drive.
  • After every account is signed off, log in from your account you wanted to work on.
  • Now check if the issue is resolved or not.

Check out the Un-synced Data

  • On the Taskbar, tap-right on the Goggle Drive icon.
  • Choose the option Visit Goggle Drive on Web.
  • Here you will be able to see which file is not synced till then.

Ensure Folders are Marked for Sync

  • On the Taskbar, tap-right on the Goggle Drive icon.
  • Choose Preferences.
  • In new Window, tap on Sync Everything in My Drive (if it was not marked already), unmark the Sync Only These Folders (only selected folders will be synced not every folder).

Make Changes in the Firewall Settings

You have to ensure that your antivirus program or firewall setting is not restricting the Goggle Drive to connect with the internet. If that is the case, you can’t create the online backup.

The changing in the setting varies from software to software. So you can change the go to that specific site to get more information.

If the mentioned technique fails to get the work done, you also can try the following tricks:

  • Reboot Device.
  • Reinstall the Sync and Backup.
  • Upload and Download the data manually.
  • Short the name of folders and files.
  • Get the paid extra space.


Mathew Anderson is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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