Google Drive, file picking!

Google Drive file picker tutorial icon

Let us show you how easy it is to use Google Drive from within your apps.

In this tutorial we show you how to display a file picker showing the folders and files in the user’s Google Drive. The user can then select a folder or a file and some of its metadata is then displayed in the LogCat. (Have you seen our LogCat tutorial? Using Android’s Log class API to debug Android application code).

Using Google Drive in your apps

Google Play Services Drive tutorial icon

Google Drive is your storage in the sky.

You can use it like a local drive and access it from anywhere from any device.

Our tutorial shows you how to upload a text file from within your app to the user’s Google Drive. We also show you how to download the contents of the uploaded file.