Google launching beta program for a new Drive file feature

Mar 22 2019 03:10 PM
Google launching beta program for a new Drive file feature

Google has said that it is launching a beta program for a new Drive file feature. It will allows users to search for Google Drive files that they have access to when using the Chrome Omnibox (search/URL box).

In its blog said that users in the beta can now search for files in Drive by owner or type, where previously they could only search for a title or URL of a webpage. This feature is similar to what users see when searching for files in Google Drive.

Giant search enginee said that this feature will give users faster access to the files and data they need while searching in Google Chrome. Company further said, users will now be able to see Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, PDFs, and other file type suggestions from both “My Drive” and “Shared with Me” when searching in Chrome browser. This will help people get work done faster.

This feature will be available to users who are signed into a Chrome profile on any operating system: Chromebook, Mac, Windows, etc. It will be available to G Suite Business, G Suite Enterprise, and G Suite Enterprise for Education but it will not available to G Suite Basic, G Suite for Education, and G Suite for Nonprofits.