by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 12, 2013)
After using Drive for a while, you could end up with dozens or hundreds of files. (Trust me—it's not that hard; the files seem to proliferate while you sleep.) At some point you might want to know how many files you have, but Drive doesn't include a tool that shows you the count.
There is a workaround, though. Follow these steps:
Figure 1. Getting a file count using the download box.
That's it—a quick way to determine files stored in Drive. If you want to do a count for all the files stored in Google Drive, follow these somewhat shorter steps:
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