Connect your Google Team Drives + Shared Folders to Teamwork Projects

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This new update lets your team have instant access to your Google Team Drives and Shared Folders through Teamwork Projects!

Our integration with Google Drive integration is getting an exciting new update!

We know that many of you enjoy the convenience of Google Team Drives, so we’re making it even easier to use them with Teamwork Projects!

We are delighted to announce that you can now connect Google Team Drives or Shared Folders from your Google Drive as your top-level, root folder. This allows you to link files from your Google Team Drives or shared folder to your Teamwork Projects site and subsequently to your chosen projects. So now you can reap the benefits of Google Team Drives and share folders directly from Teamwork Projects!

More on Google Team Drives

Earlier this year, Google introduced Team Drives to G Suite, a feature which was greatly welcomed by enterprises around the world. Team Drives are shared spaces for teams to store their files in Google Drive, meaning they can store, search and access files from one collaborative space.

This change makes life much easier for anyone working in a team because users have access to their team’s content instantly. G Suite users were quick to adopt Team Drives, so we’re keeping up to speed and updating the Teamwork Projects integration with Google Drive.

Check out our help doc for the Google Drive integration

If you have a query about the addition of Google Team Drives to our current Google Drive integration, please drop us a line on support@teamwork.com.

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9 Comments

judy

How about shared photos for teams? Right now, I have to specifically share a folder that I create. I need all photos to be avalable to all team members! 🙂

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Earley

Congratulations on the quick response to creating API for Google Team Drives!
My question is: how can we move our TW top-level folder into a Team Drive folder (possibly from Google Drive interface) while maintaining the current linked files in Teamwork desk? Is this possible? Thanks for your attention!

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Emma Ross

Hi Earley,

Thanks for reading our blog! I would recommend testing moving one or two files to make sure that current linked files remain synced in Teamwork Projects. Let us know if you encounter any issues!

Thanks,
Emma

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Earley

Hi Emma:

Thanks for your reply! Are you suggesting that I disable our Google Drive integration in TW projects without unlinking files? Then I would move a couple of files over to a Google Team Drive and re-activate the integration to check whether the files are still linked inside their respective TW projects?

We have a lot of files currently linked that we cannot afford to lose sync. I wonder if anyone on your API dev staff would know the answer. Thank you for confirming your reccomendation!

Best wishes,
Earley

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Pam Putnam

Thanks for this integration! If I understand correctly, you have to integrate with the team drive on each project, correct? If so, is there a way that you can default to a team drive for every project with a specified access level?

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Emma Ross

Hi Pam,

Thanks for reading our blog! Yes, each project has to integrate with the team drive. Unfortunately, there is no way of setting a default team drive for every project with a specified access level. A way around this is that you could set the team drive as the root for the whole installation, then all projects will be rooted from there.

I hope that helps!

Thanks,
Emma

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