It’s easy to upload a video from Google Drive to your iPhone. You’ll need an internet connection, and the app will let you download and save a copy of the video to your Camera Roll. Depending on how large the file is, it may take a while to upload. However, the quality of the uploaded video will be restored when you pull it up on your device.

Before you begin, you’ll want to install the Google Drive app on your iPhone. It will provide you with a slick interface, and its built-in video player is good enough to play most videos. The app can be downloaded from the App Store, and its icon is located in your shortcuts menu. If you don’t already have the app, you’ll need to sign up for a Google account.

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Once you have the app, you’ll want to go to the Videos section of the Photos app. In the upper right corner, there is a three-dot menu. This is where you’ll be able to search for videos and view their details.

The first thing you’ll need to do is to find the video that you’d like to download. For this, you’ll want to type the name of the file into the search box. When the results appear, you’ll want to tap the video to start the download process. After you’ve tapped the video, you’ll be prompted to choose whether you want to save it or send it.

To make it easier to find your favorite video, you can add tags to your files. Using these tags, you’ll be able to filter out the files that you don’t want. There’s also a three-dot menu that lets you select a folder to save the video in.

One thing you should keep in mind is that the video you’re downloading will take up space in your iPhone’s camera roll. Luckily, you can free up some space by uploading your videos to Google Drive. But if you need to share them, you’ll need to do it through email or another app.

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You can also save videos from Google Drive to your iPhone using the Files app. If you’re on a Mac, you can use the File Sharing option in iTunes to download the video. Otherwise, you’ll need to download the video using the Android version of the app.

You can also save a video from Google Drive to your iCloud drive. Unlike iTunes, however, iCloud doesn’t have a Files app of its own. If you’re on a Windows PC, you’ll have to use a third-party program. While the process isn’t too difficult, it will require some setup. Fortunately, there’s an iPhone iCloud driver that will automatically download the necessary software for you.

Now that you’ve learned how to download a video from Google Drive to your iPhone, you’re ready to move on to the next step. Just follow the steps below. The first one should be the most obvious.