You can access your Google Drive files while offline if you follow the steps below. The steps were posted by Google at (https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375012?hl=en&ref_topic=2375002).
Follow these steps to enable offline access on your computer. Keep in mind that offline access is available only when you’re using Chrome or a Chrome OS device. If you use Chrome OS, there’s no need to complete these steps, as offline access is already set up for you.
- From drive.google.com, click More on the left-hand side of the screen.
- Select Offline Docs.
- Setting up offline access is a two-step process. First, click the blue button that saysGet the app. If you already have the app installed, you won’t need to complete this step.
- You’ll be taken to the Chrome web store. Click Add to Chrome in the upper-right corner of the browser window.
- Once the app is installed, you’ll be taken to a Chrome page with the Google Drive app icon. To return to Drive, click the Google Drive icon.
- On the right side of the dialog on the Offline Docs page, click the blue button that says Enable offline.