Whatever, your Google Drive not working on iPhone, iPad or Doesn’t start to sync. Then I tried by publishing here better troubleshooting way. But before that let we deliberate on why iOS users are going to Google Drive? Even the tech innovator Apple is providing online cloud storage called iCloud Drive. But in them, users can be stored data free up to 15GB only. Then user paid to get more Space from Apple iCloud storage. And Upgrade their Cloud Storage plan.
Another Side, Search engine master gives 15GB Storage Space in free of Charge. Therefore, perhaps through this benefit iOS users decided to go on Google drive. So far so many iOS users have been used Google drive on their iPhone or iPad. Because they can access their data likely Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Photos, folders and much more on the go and all devices just entering correct Google ID and password.
But while some of the users reporting their problem as Google Drive Not working on iPhone, iPad. And you’re one of them then, don’t worry. I tried here to give you the best solution because there are many factors behind the Google drive not working on iPhone, iPad.
- 1 Alternate Ways to fix Google drive doesn’t work on iPhone, iPad or Not Sync
- 1.1 1st Way- update latest Google Drive app on your iPhone or iPad
- 1.2 2nd Way- Restart or Hard Reboot your iPhone or iPad
- 1.3 3dr: Allow Photos in Google Drive on iPhone, iPad
- 1.4 3rd: Enable Drive on Files app on iPhone, iPad: iOS 11
- 1.5 4th Way – Logout and Re-login Google Drive app
- 1.6 5th Way- Uninstall Google Drive app from iPhone/ iPad and then install again
Alternate Ways to fix Google drive doesn’t work on iPhone, iPad or Not Sync
In the Recent update, Google Drive fixed the app to crash.
1st Way- update latest Google Drive app on your iPhone or iPad
Make confirm that the Google Drive on your iPhone and iPad is up to date. At going App Store app > Updates
2nd Way- Restart or Hard Reboot your iPhone or iPad
To Restart, Press power button few seconds, and then Swipe right to slide to power off mode.
And get your iPhone or iPad restarting mode. And then try to access your Google Drive app. if you see the same problem then go to next step.
Press and Hold Below buttons until you see apple logo on Screen,
- iPhone 6 and Below: Sleep/Wake + Home button
- iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7 /7 Plus: Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button
- iPhone X: Side button + Volume Down Button
Now turn on iPhone, Press Sleep/Wake or Side button once.
3dr: Allow Photos in Google Drive on iPhone, iPad
Google Drive unable to Access your Photo, So enable it from settings or Close app and Re-launch app (See Popup for Drive Wold like to Access your Photos).
Are you not getting option in Popup See below way,
Otherwise, Go to the Settings > General > Privacy > Photos > Drive > Set it for Read and Write permission.
3rd: Enable Drive on Files app on iPhone, iPad: iOS 11
Google Drive now Accessible in Files app in iOS 11 or Later.
Open Files app > Under the locations (Slide finger left to right on screen)
See option for Edit, Customize different Drive, and Make Google Drive enable under Files app access.
4th Way – Logout and Re-login Google Drive app
Open Google Drive app on iPhone/ iPad > Tap on Three horizontal line icon from top right corner > Tap on Account Name > Manage Account > Manage > Delete.
5th Way- Uninstall Google Drive app from iPhone/ iPad and then install again
In this way, you’ve to need to delete your Google Drive app from your iPhone or iPad. You can delete apps by two ways:
1st way: just tap and press on Google Drive app icon then tap on X sign and then tap on Delete. That’s it.
Now install Google Drive on your iPhone or iPad back from at going
App Store> Updates > Purchased> tap on My Purchases > Tap on Not on this iPhone> and tap on right side icon in the row of Google Drive. Wait until Google drive installed. Then try to access Google Drive on iPhone on iPad.
Hope, you would like this way on Google drive not working on iPhone, iPad or Doesn’t sync. Notwithstanding, have you any query then feel free and ask us. Get daily new tips on iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.