Google Drive

Google Drive

Needl.ai-Google Drive integration allows you to sync all your files into Needl.ai. Follow these steps to get started:

Video Tutorial 📽

1. Link your Google Drive

  • Click on the All apps are synced bar on the top right corner, or go to the Apps & Website section on the left side of the app, and click on Add
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  • Hover over the Google Drive icon, and click on Connect
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  • A pop-up will open. Make sure you have read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before agreeing to them. Click on Get Started
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  • You will be asked to authenticate with your Google account
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  • You will see a success message once the integration is complete. Files from the linked account will start reflecting on Needl.ai
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2. Modify your integration

  • On the Connect Apps page, hover over the Google Drive icon again, and click on Options
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  • Click on Manage. You will see a list of all your google drive files
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  • You can choose the folders you want to sync to Needl.ai. Select/deselect the folders, and click on Sync
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  • Click on Add new account.
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  • You can choose the new Gmail account you want to sync to Needl.ai
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  • You will see a success message once the integration is complete. Files from the linked account will start reflecting on Needl.ai
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FAQs

How long does it take to stream data into Needl.ai?

To stream Google drive data into Needl.ai, it usually takes around 45 mins to 1 hour.

Will I be able to import my previous files into Needl.ai?

Yes, all files in your linked Google Drive account will get synced into Needl.ai.

What happens if I delete files on Google Drive that have already been streamed to Needl.ai?

Needl.ai only offers a one-way data stream. This means that data streamed into Needl.ai from another app or source will stay independent of the source, i.e., deleting files on Google Drive after they have been streamed to Needl.ai will not affect your data on Needl.ai.

Does deleting files from Needl.ai also delete them from Google Drive?

No, making changes to your data on Needl.ai will not have any effect on your original data source.

Can I edit files on Needl.ai??

Needl.ai currently offers read-and-search only functionality. This means that you can stream and search data from Google Drive on Needl.ai . However, you can click on the Google Drive icon and be redirected to that specific file in your Google Drive account.

Can I choose specific Google Drive files or folders to link with Needl.ai?

At the moment, we sync all files from a particular account. We are working on enabling selection from specific folders and will soon roll out this feature!