You can search files on Google Drive easier and faster with Google Chrome.
From the beginning of 2019, Google announced a beta for Drive files suggestion function on Google Chrome in G Suite Basic, Business and Enterprise edition only.
From now on, this function was already launched in December 2019 for all the users of G Suite including Basic, Business and Enterprise editions. This function can make G Suite users access their files on Google Drive faster, just search from the URL bar on Google Chrome window.
You can search Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, PDFs also including other type of file which this function is similar to search on “My Drive” or “Share with me”.
Photo: G Suite Updates
How to use this function
For admin, set the function from admin console with the following steps.
– From admin console, go to “Apps”
– Go to “G Suite” and click on “Drive and Docs”
– Click on “Features and applications”
– Admin can turn on/off this function from “Allow Google Drive file suggestions for signed-in user whenever a search is performed (recommended)”
For users need to get permission from admin to use this function first and also need to sign-in to Google Chrome then turn on sync. For more details about turn on sync: Get your bookmarks, passwords and more on all your devices
Therefore, you can search files on Google Drive faster and easier, and spend more time on the things that you have to focus on.
Source: G Suite Updates