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Changes to the Google Drive App

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I've been facing a deluge of emails and appointments about the Google Drive app, File Stream app, etc. lately. In an effort to help people faster than I can face to face, I sent out the following email to Staff Talk today. If you did not catch it there, I wanted to pass it along here as well.
The emails coming out about Google Drive Legacy, FileStream, etc. ONLY APPLY TO MACs. If you are using a Chromebook or another non-Mac device. You are ok. Just ignore the emails.Most of you should already have Backup and Sync from Google in your apps folder. The technicians thoughtfully put it onto your computer in the fall when it was released. The icon for it looks like this:
Once you open Backup and Sync from Google, it will have you log in to your school email account and then walk you through the set up process. Here are my recommendations for each of the screens that have options:
Step 2: My Macbook
I would recommend checking each item that has files that you can't live without. If in d…