WorkDrive for Gmail Add-on - Installation Guide

WorkDrive for Gmail Add-on - Installation Guide

Gmail personal users can install the add-on directly from the Google Workspace Marketplace.

For Google Workspace users (formerly G Suite), Admins can either install the WorkDrive for Gmail add-on for their team or allow users to install it individually.

The WorkDrive for Gmail add-on is supported for both team and individual plans of WorkDrive.

Individual add-on installation for users

To install the WorkDrive for Gmail Add-on:

1. Go to your Gmail account.
2. Click the plus icon (+) on the right sidebar.

Google Workspace Marketplace window will open. The apps that can be used directly with Gmail will be listed there.

3. Type "WorkDrive for Gmail" in the search bar and select it.  A new screen for the WorkDrive for Gmail add-on will open.

Alternatively, you can directly go to the Zoho WorkDrive for Gmail add-on by clicking this link: 

4. Click  Install .
5. Click  Continue .
6. Select a Gmail account to continue.
7. Click  Allow  to grant the WorkDrive for Gmail add-on to access your Gmail account.

The add-on will be installed, and will appear on the right sidebar, above the plus icon (+).

8. Click the WorkDrive icon on the right sidebar.

9. Sign in to Zoho WorkDrive.
10. Allow the plugin to access your WorkDrive account.

Domain-wide add-on installation for Google Workspace Admins

1. From your Google Admin Console, go to Apps .
2. Click the Add Marketplace apps icon (+) in the top-right corner.

3. Click the Search icon, type "WorkDrive for Gmail", and press enter.
4. Select the WorkDrive for Gmail add-on.

Alternatively, you can directly go to the Zoho WorkDrive for Gmail add-on by clicking this link: 

5. Click Domain Install .
6. Click CONTINUE .
7. Select the domain for which you want to grant access to the add-on.
8. Select the check box below and click Accept .

Once the add-on is installed for a domain, domain users can log in to the add-on from Gmail and use it from there.

You can choose to turn the add-on on for some users or turn it off for everyone.

To turn on for some or turn off for everyone:

1. From your Google Admin Console, go to Apps .
2. Click the vertical dots icon on the add-on on the right side.

3. Click ON for some or OFF for everyone .

These changes may take up to 24 hours to propagate to all users.

Refer: Manage Marketplace apps (Google)

Users can only install an app from the Google Workspace Marketplace if they are allowed by their Admin.

The following settings are available for admins in managing their users to install a  Google Workspace  Marketplace app:
  1. Allow users to install any application from Google Workspace Marketplace
  2. Do not allow users to install any application from Google Workspace Marketplace
  3. Allow users to install only whitelisted applications from Google Workspace Marketplace

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