Is selective sync available in Google Drive File Stream?


  1. No, selective sync is not an option in the same way it was available in the Google Drive Sync app.
  2. Using Google Drive File Stream, all files and folders are available online only by default.


    Files that are shared with you are only available in the Google Drive web interface. Sharing permissions are set up and managed through the browser.

  3. If you need to store some files/folders locally on your hard drive, you can do that by selecting the Available Offline option.
    image drive file stream options

    Files that contain Level 2 data should not be made Available offline. See the What level of data can be synced using Drive File Stream? FAQ for more information.


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