In this tutorial, we will learn How to Unzip Files in Google drive
You might have some compressed files in your google drive that you want to unzip. We can unzip files using Google drive with the available compression apps Such as ZIP extractor and CloudConvert
To Unzip files in Google drive, Select the File and Right Click on it.Now Choose Open with ->Zip extractor or CloudConvert
How to Unzip Files in Google drive: Step by Step Guide
#Unzip files using ZIP extractor
You can use the ZIP extractor addon to unzip compressed files in Google drive.
Enclosed are the steps to unzip files using the ZIP extractor
Step 1: Logon to Google drive
Step 2: Locate the compressed file which you want to Unzip.
Step 3: Select the file, Right Click and Choose Open with ->ZIP extractor
- Select the file and from the available options select “Open With”
- Now from the Suggested apps, Select “ZIP Extractor“
Step 4: Authorize the ZIP Extractor App
Click on “Authorize ZIP Extractor“
Step 5: Sign in to your Google account
Now it will ask you to Sign in to your Google account and provide the necessary authorization.
Click on Allow
Step 6: Extract the file into Google drive.
Once you Sign in and provide the necessary permissions you will get the option to Extract /Unzip the files.
Click on Extract
Your files will be extracted.
#Using CloudConvert app
You can also use another app called CloudConvert to unzip files within Google drive.
Following are the steps to unzip files using CloudConvert.
Step 1: Select the file, Right Click and Choose Open with ->CloudConvert
Step 2: Authorize the CloudConvert App
Log on to your Google account and provide the required permissions.
Step 3: Register and create an account at CloudConvert
While using the ZIP extractor we were not forced to create and register an account. However, with CloudConvert we need to create an account before proceeding further.
After creating an account you will get the option to extract/unzip the file in Google drive.
In the preceding tutorial, we have shown you two methods using which you can unzip files in Google drive. Personally, we found the ZIP extractor app quite easy to use as it doesn’t require you to create a user account.
We hope this tutorial on How to Unzip Files in Google drive was helpful.
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