Google Drive allows you to not only upload documents, images, and videos, but also audio files from every device. The process is as easy as it sounds and does not require any complicated process whatsoever. We will be listing down all the methods to upload audio files to Google Drive and ways you can share them.
Here is all you need to know and follow.
How to Upload Audio Files to Google Drive on Computer
We will be starting off with all the steps to upload audio files on your computer. Now, if you are already using the Desktop app for it, all your files will be directly synced to the storage.
However, to manually upload the files, you can follow the steps mentioned.
- Open the official Google Drive Interface on your Browser.
- Now, tap on New in the My Drive section.
- Tap on File Upload.
- Choose the audio files you wish to upload.
- Now, click on Open to confirm.
Wait for the process to execute and you can find all your files uploaded within minutes depending on your internet connection. Also, you can check all the files from the Recent section in your Drive.
How to Upload Audio Files to Google Drive on Android
Now, uploading audio files from your Android phone follows the same number of steps as we did for uploading all other formats. If you are a new user, simply go through the ones mentioned below.
- Open the Google Drive App on your Android phone.
- Click on the + icon at the bottom.
- Tap on Upload.
- Now, select the files you wish to upload on the cloud storage.
You can also select multiple files at once. But make sure it isn’t too many in one go as it often causes the error of all the uploads being stuck and you might have to retry all again.
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How to Upload Audio Files to Google Drive from iPhone
Next up, we will be learning to upload audio files to Google Drive on your iOS devices including your iPhone and iPad. Well, you can follow the same process as we did with an Android phone to upload all the normal music and audio files.
However, to add the voice memos, we will be taking a different approach altogether. First, let us look at the basic steps.
- Open Google Drive App on your iPhone.
- Now, tap on the + icon.
- Click on Upload.
- Go to Browse and select all the audio files to upload.
This is a pretty process through which you can add any number of files to your Drive from your iOS device. Let us also look at the process to add the voice memos to Google Drive.
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How to Upload Voice Memos to Google Drive from iPhone
Voice Memo is available on every Apple device to record voice recordings. Just like any other app, this is a default app provided by Apple itself on all its devices such as iOS, iPad, and Mac.
But you cannot simply download the files and save them to cloud storage. Rather you will need to follow the steps we have mentioned here.
- Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone.
- Now, select any of the recordings you wish to upload.
- Click on the three horizontal dots.
- Select Save to Files at the bottom.
- Here, select Google Drive.
You can do the same with all the files manually and save them all to Google Drive. Although these files are auto-uploaded to iCloud, you may not have enough free space available due to which Google Drive is the best way to go.
How to Upload Multiple Audio Files to Google Drive
This is something that not everyone talks about. Well, instead of selecting multiple files one by one to upload on the cloud storage, you can follow these particular steps that will make things easier.
Not only will it help you organize your files on the system, but also upload audio files to Google Drive within 2-3 steps.
- Create a New Folder on your computer Desktop.
- Now, click on CTRL and select all the audio files.
- Add these files to the new folder you have just created.
- Sync the folder using Google Drive for Desktop or
- Open official Google Drive site.
- Tap on the New button.
- Click on Folder Upload.
Initially, you will have to gather all your audio files and then upload one single folder to the Drive which will eventually keep your Drive organized as well.
Or as mentioned, if you use the desktop app on your computer, you can sync the folder to Google Drive, whichever seems easier.
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These are all the methods and processes you can follow to add all the files to your Google Drive account. Now, we do know that you only get 15GB of free space overall, so make sure you have enough space left to fit all those files. Or else you can always create another account for the same just save your file.
If you are new to Google Drive, there are tons of errors you might come across that are surely fixable, hence make sure you check out all the other blogs on this site to keep yourself updated.
If at all you are unable to upload the files and have been encountering any errors, you can let us know in the comment sections below. We will get back to you with the best possible solution.
Hello, my name is Shirley. I’m a Google Drive expert and have been working with the platform since it launched. I’ve written extensively about Google Drive tips and tricks, and have created numerous tutorials on how to get the most out of the platform. I also enjoy creating tutorials to help people learn how to use Drive like pros. Read more