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!

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 select a Collection color.
    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. Assign a Collection Owner to the Knowledge Sync. The Group you select must have users in it.

  9. Turn Verification OFF or ON for the Knowledge Sync.

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

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

  12. View your Google Drive content in Guru Cards

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