Google Drive integration

Connect your Google Drive account with ClickUp to attach files to tasks and comments!

What you'll need

  • The Google Drive integration is available on all paid plans.
  • You can authorize one Google Drive account per user per Workspace. Different Workspaces can be integrated with different Google Drive accounts.
  • The Google Drive integration is only available using ClickUp in a web browser.
  • Guests can use the Google Drive integration.

The data in your Google Drive account will not be available to anyone else through ClickUp. If you attach files from Google Drive to a ClickUp task, you can control who has access to the files by making your tasks private.

The features and commands available depend on which type of connection you use.

Private connection

Connect your Google Drive account with your ClickUp user account for each Workspace you've created or joined. The data in your Google Drive account will not be available to anyone else through ClickUp.

Features

Private Universal Search: Search your Google Drive files from ClickUp.

Create Attachments: Attach Google Drive files to tasks and comments.

Commands

Open Google Drive: Open Google Drive in a new tab.

Show Scratch Sheet: Open an inline Google Sheet.

Create New Google Doc: Create and open a new Google Doc in a new tab.

Create New Google Sheet: Create and open a new Google Sheet in a new tab.

Create New Google Slide: Create and open a new Google Slide in a new tab.

Shared connection

The Workspace owner or admins can enable Google Drive as a shared connection for Shared Universal Search.

Use a bot or service account to share content from other apps with everyone in your ClickUp Workspace.

Features

Shared Universal Search: Search your Google Drive files from ClickUp.

Shared Universal Search is available on the Enterprise Plan.

Enable the Google Drive integration

You can enable the Google Drive integration from your personal settings or the App Center.

From your personal settings:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click your personal avatar.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. From the sidebar, scroll down and select Cloud Storage
  4. Click the toggle next to Google Drive to enable the integration.
  5. Sign into your Google Drive account to authorize access.

From the App Center:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click the Quick Action menu.
  2. Click App Center.
  3. From the App Center sidebar, select Cloud Storage.
  4. Click Google Drive.
  5. Select the Private or Shared tab.
  6. Click Connect.
  7. Sign into your Google Drive account to authorize access.

Attach Google Drive files to tasks

To attach a file from Google Drive to a task:

  1. Open the task.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the Attachments section.
  3. Click the plus icon to the right.
  4. Select Google Drive.
  5. Select the file you want to attach.

Files uploaded from Google Drive will have a Google Drive icon on the attachment thumbnail.

Use /Slash Commands to attach Google Drive files

Type /em gdrive in a task comment to attach files in as few clicks as possible.

Create and attach a Google Doc

To create a new Google Doc from a task:

  1. Open the task.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the Attachments section.
  3. Click the plus icon to the right.
  4. Select New Google Doc.
  5. Click Create Doc. The doc will be linked to your task. 

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