Are you looking for a way to sync your Google Drive with other file systems? Layer2 File Pal is the ultimate solution you need. With this powerful file sync tool, you can synchronize Google Drive with various external systems, allowing you to manage your files with ease. Learn on this page how it works. 


No coding is required! Simply follow the step-by-step instructions on this page, and you'll be up and running in no time. Take advantage of the numerous benefits and features that our sync tool offers. Imagine the convenience of having your files automatically synced across different platforms. Layer2 File Pal makes it possible.


Say goodbye to manual file transfers - no more moving and copying files by hand. In less than fife minutes you can ensure that your files are always up to date. Whether you're looking to sync your Google Drive with Azure Files or any other file system, Layer2 File Pal has got you covered. Sync your files between Google Drive, SharePoint, and more. Experience the efficiency and simplicity of managing your files across multiple platforms.


To get started, we invite you to try our shareware. Take advantage of our free trial and witness the power of Layer2 File Pal firsthand. Don't miss out on this opportunity to optimize your file synchronization process. Try Layer2 File Pal today and unlock a new level of productivity! 




In order to connect Google Drive, you need to follow these steps:

1. Create a new connection WITH Google Drive

Open your Layer2 File Pal and click NEW CONNECTION.



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2. Give Your connection a Name and choose Google Drive

Choose your first system (Google Drive, on the left side of your screen). You can enable/disable background synchronization and deletions here (top right). If it is activated, files deleted on one side will also be deleted on the other side. 



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3. start the Google Drive connect process

The system configuration view for Google Drive indicates that you have not yet established the connection to Google Drive. Click Connect to start the connect process.



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4. Log in to Google

Step 3 opens a browser window asking you to log in to Google. Enter your information.




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5. After you selected an account, you are provided with the following warning.

The reason for this warning is that the Layer2 File Pal app has not yet been verified by Google. It is an expensive process that we have chosen to postpone for now. If you click Advanced, an additional section is shown which allows to go forward to the Layer2 File Pal consent dialog. Click Go to Layer2 File Pal (unsafe) and the consent dialog will open.


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6. A checkbox Is shown

Please ensure to check the checkbox (marked green below) to allow access to your Google Drive. Click Continue to complete the process and you will receive a message that the browser tab can be closed. 

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7. Connection attempt was successful

In Layer2 File Pal you should now see the confirmation, that the connect attempt succeeded.

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On the right side of your screen you can choose the system you want to sync to Google Drive. Pick and configure the system and click DONE. Here is your connection!

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Safe & Secure

You maintain full control over your data. Layer2 File Pal uses default protocols for authentication and data transfer like OAuth and https. It runs on your servers and we do not collect any information about the data you are syncing.


Connectors for all common file systems

Synchronize one time, manually or automatically! Layer2 File Pal comes with 10+ connectors for all common file systems like Windows File Server, SharePoint, Teams, Azure Files, FTP, Google, Dropbox, ... And we'll continue to add more systems. 


Easy & cost effective

Register, download, setup, connect, sync – done! No hidden costs or content limitations: sync as many files or gigabytes as you need! Create multiple connections for departments, use cases or external systems. Everything included in your annual subscription.


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No more moving or copying files by hand. Layer2 File Pal is a revolutionary solution that enables seamless connection of file systems, without content limitations from our tool. Whether you need manual or automatic synchronization, one-way or bi-directional file sync. By integrating various file storages, Layer2 File Pal allows you to effortlessly handle any file sync requirement using a single product. Forget about the job of manually copying files - changes made in one system are automatically transferred to the connected system. Discover the power of Layer2 File Pal and unlock efficient file management.



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