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How to Fix ‘Available Offline’ Option Missing in Google Drive?

Make File Available Offline Button Missing in Google Drive on Browser. Here is the Best Guide to Fix Google Drive Available Offline Option Missing.
Fix 'Available Offline' Option Missing in Google Drive

Google Drive comes to the wonderful feature that allows you to make the files offline. Once you make the files offline, you can access them without Wi-Fi or internet data. Many users are complaining that they are unable to see the ‘available offline’ option on their Google Drive desktop site.

If you are using multiple Google accounts, then the Google Drive site has restrictions over the use of the offline features. Here in this guide, we will look at a simple solution to fix this issue and make your Google Drive files offline for editing and access.

How to Bring back ‘Available Offline’ Button on Google Drive?

You need to first enable the offline option on Google Drive settings. Once you turn ON the feature, you can right-click 0n the file to make the file available offline.

  • Click on the Gear_ICon_Google_drive option and click on Settings.
    Click on the option and click on Settings
  • Here right-tick the Offline option and hit Done.
    Here click the right-tick Offline option and hit done
  • Right-click on the file and click on Available offline.
    Right-click on the file and click on make offline

How to Make Google Drive File Offline on Android?

It is important to note that if you are using multiple Google accounts on your Web browser, then the offline feature is only accessible on one account.

Multiple Google Drive Account

When you look for an offline option, you will see a message stating; another account has already enabled offline access on this computer.

Offline Feature Already in Use

So, if you wish to use Google Drive offline feature on any other Google account, then you need to uncheck the offline box on your Google Drive account that is already using the feature.

Uncheck the Box Google Drive

Now you can open the Drive account on which you wish to enable the offline feature in your web browser and click on settings to right tick check box to make the files on Google Drive accessible without internet.

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