Macos – How to update/upgrade the Google Drive client for Mac OS X


Does the Google Drive Mac OS X desktop app automatically upgrade/update itself?

If not, what's the best way to upgrade the app on a Mac OS X machine?

Best Answer

Download the new version from

Then do a normal install (as if it was a brand new installation).

When you drag the Google Drive icon into the Applications folder, you will be asked if you want to replace the existing application. Replace it.