Google Drive makes it easy for you to upload files to your own cloud storage. However, if you want to allow other people to upload files to your Drive without signing in, creating a Google account, and generally getting a bit frustrated, then you’ll need to look at other options.
As impressive as Google Drive can be, it doesn’t have a fully-featured uploader functionality. It’s primary a cloud storage solution rather than file request software. You can ‘share’ folders, but this limits your options, particularly for people without a Google account.
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So you wanted to use Google Drive to receive files? Did you found GoFileDrop and you wonder what other alternatives to it there are out there?
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If your clients have a Google account you can invite them to contribute to a shared folder. However, Google Drive doesn’t have a file request feature, so allowing anyone to upload files is problematic.
Google Drive is also optimised for collaboration, so if you’re a business or non-profit where security and privacy are important then you may need to use file request software as well.
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Squarespace includes a web forms tool called ‘Form Blocks.’ This built-in tool lets you create forms within your admin panel. It doesn’t currently offer you the ability to upload files from customers via a form.
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The good news is that Microsoft rolled out a new ‘request file’ feature in December 2019. So although you still can’t request files from people outside your organisation using Microsoft Forms, you can using OneDrive.
In this article we’ll look at how you can get other people to upload files to your OneDrive account. We’ll also look at the limitations of this new feature, including security considerations, and alternatives.
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