Google Drive is a cloud-based storage service from Google. It is similar to Dropbox, which enables users to store and access files like photos, videos, and documents like Pdf files online. All the Google app files from Docs, Sheets, and Slides will be automatically synced to Google Drive. Even you can also download the files you synced on Google Drive anytime you want. You only need a Google Account to access the Google Drive platform. Once you log in to Google Drive via Google Account, you will receive a 15 GB of cloud storage space for free. Moreover, Google Drive on Roku is a big idea of Google to make cloud storage and productivity available to everyone.

Google Drive Subscription Plans & Pricing

For personal use, you will be granted a 15 GB of cloud storage space for free. For business use, you need to subscribe to $12 per month to get 2TB of cloud storage space. To subscribe to business plan from Google Drive, you need to visit https://www.google.com/drive/.

How to Access Google Drive on Roku

The Roku channel store doesn’t host Google Drive’s official app. So, to access the Google Drive on Roku, you have to depend upon the built-in screen mirroring and AirPlay feature on Roku. There are three ways you can use to screen mirror the Google Drive app to Roku: They are:

  • Using Android Devices
  • From iOS Devices
  • From PC

Screen Mirror Google Drive to Roku from Android Devices

Initially, you need to enable the screen mirroring on Roku. Then, you can follow the steps below to mirror the Google Drive app.

Quick Tip: To enable screen mirroring on Roku, go to Home > Settings > Screen mirroring > Screen mirroring mode > Prompt or Always Allow

1. Download and Install Google Drive from the Google Play Store.

NOTE: Click the Install button to get Google Drive on your Android Device – INSTALL

2. Then, connect your your Android device and Roku to the same wifi network.

3. Move to the Notification panel and select the Cast option.

Tap on Cast.

4. Click on the Roku device from the available devices list.

5. Now, your Android device’s screen will be displayed on your Roku TVs screen.

6. Launch the Google Drive app and sign in to your Google Account.

7. Select any media files to mirror them to Roku.

Screen mirror Google Drive on Roku

Screen Mirror Google Drive to Roku from iOS Devices

First, enable the Airplay on Roku and follow the steps below.

Quick Tip: To enable AirPlay on Roku, go to Roku Home > Settings > Apple Airplay and Homekit > Apple Airplay and Homekit Settings. Then, select the AirPlay option and turn it on.

1. Open the App Store on your iOS device.

2. Move to the search bar and type Google Drive. Then, search for the Google Drive app.

3. From the search result, select the Google Drive app and tap on the Get button to install the app.

NOTE: Tap the Get option to install Google Drive on iOS Devices – GET

4. Drag down the Control Center and select the Screen Mirroring icon from the menu.

Tap on Screen Mirroring - Google Drive on Roku

5. You can now see the available devices list. From there, select your Roku device.

6. After this process, your iOS device’s screen will be mirrored to Roku.

7. Launch the Google Drive app.

8. Enter your Google Account credentials to sign in to your account.

9. Choose a file from Google Drive and mirror it to Roku.

Screen Mirror Google Drive on Roku from PC

1. Make sure that your PC and Roku are connected to the same wifi network.

2. Go to any web browser and visit https://drive.google.com/. Next, sign in with your Google Account.

3. Then, press the Windows + K keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

4. From the Connect window, select your Roku device.

Select Roku - Google Drive on Roku

5. Your PC screen will be mirrored to Roku.

6. Move back to Google Drive’s web page and mirror its content to Roku.

FAQ

1. Is Google Drive free?

Google Drive offers 15GB of Cloud space for free to store your important files.

2. Can I get Google Photos photos on Roku?

Yes, you can get Google Photos on Roku.