Google Drive: Knowledge Sync

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Unify fragmented & siloed knowledge. Easily sync assets from Google Drive and empower your team with a unified Guru knowledge base


Our Google Drive Sync feature is a part of our Knowledge Sync offerings. Learn more about Guru's Knowledge Sync feature here.

Setup Google Drive Sync

  1. Navigate to the Web App and click on your Avatar on the top-right corner.

  2. Select Team Settings from the dropdown selector.

  3. Select Knowledge Sync in the left sidebar

  4. Click Sync a New Collection and select Google Drive as the External Account Type.

  5. Click Authorize to sync with Google Drive using your existing Gmail login.

  6. Once your account is authorized, choose a folder to sync.
    TIP: You can sync Team Drives or My Drives into a Collection in Guru.

  7. Title your collection and Click Save. See below for an example:

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    NOTE: View and edit permissions are still managed in Google once the Collection is Synced. This means that if any Guru user attempts to access synced information, they will also require permission in Google to view or edit the content.

  8. Once you click save, please allow up to 24 hrs for the initial sync to go through.

  9. Navigate to the Knowledge Tab and select the Collection to which you’ve synced.

  10. View your Google Drive content in Guru Cards!

    Want to learn more? Start a free trial or contact us at support@getguru.com. You can also chat with our support team by selecting Contact Us from the right sidebar of your main Dashboard, or selecting Chat with us! under your avatar in the Web App or Extension.