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How to share a file using the Google Drive application.

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IMPORTANT: Before attempting to complete this procedure, make sure that you have added a Google® account to the tablet and that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network .

  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the Drive icon. Image
  4. In the Drive screen, next to the file you want to share, tap the arrow icon. Image
  5. Above the preview screen of the selected file, tap Share. Image
  6. At the Add collaborators prompt, enter the email address of the person you would like to share the file with, and then tap the Add button. Image
  7. At the Document sharing prompt, tap to select whether the selected collaborator Can edit or Can view the file, and then tap OK. Image

The file is now shared and can be unshared at any time, if desired.