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How To Save A Google Doc To A Flash Drive On Chromebook

Last Updated : Dec 24, 2021

How To Save A Google Doc To A Flash Drive On Chromebook

In this article we will show you how to save a google doc to a flash drive on chromebook, a Chromebook is a new type of laptop that works on Chrome OS instead of Windows OS or Mac OS. Chromebooks are designed to store most of the data in the cloud.

It aims to focus more on cloud-based storage and minimize the usage of Hardware storage. Chromebooks also support the transfer of local files.

You can easily transfer files from your Chromebook to a flash drive. A flash drive is a data storage device that is removable and often has integrated USB.

You can save a Google doc to a flash drive from your Chromebook. Follow the steps given below to know how!

Step By Step Guide On How To Save A Google Doc To A Flash Drive On Chromebook :-

To save a Google doc on a flash drive you will first need to download it from your Google drive. Follow the steps given below to save a Google doc on a flash drive.

  1. To download the Google doc go to your google drive by clicking on the app launcher. Look to find the Google drive icon once the app launcher opens and click on it. You can also open Google Drive directly from the chrome browser.
  2. Chrome browser will open displaying your Google drive. Now in the drive locate the Google doc you want to download and right-click on it.

    How To Save A Google Doc To A Flash Drive On Chromebook

  3. A menu will open in front of you. In that menu locate "Download" and click. Once you click on it the document will be downloaded to your PC in pdf form, You can also convert it to a Word file by clicking on "Save as word".

    How To Save A Google Doc To A Flash Drive On Chromebook

  4. After downloading the document, plug in the Flash drive to your Chromebook. You will see a notification displaying "Removable device detected"
  5. Now click on the app launcher on the bottom right corner. Once it opens, look to find the "Files" app and click.
  6. Find the Google doc you want to save to the flash drive and right-click on it.
  7. A menu will open, in that menu select "Copy" and the document will be copied.
  8. Next, Go to the USB flash drive in the left sidebar and then right-click on a blank space. Again a menu will appear, now in that menu select "Paste" and your Google doc will be saved to the flash drive.
  9. If you want to save the document to a particular folder then first find that folder and paste the document inside the folder.

Conclusion :-

As Chromebooks are used as regular computers, people often need to transfer files to a removable device. You can easily transfer your documents to a flash drive using the steps given in this article and I hope this article on how to save a google doc to a flash drive on chromebook helps you.

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