Google Drive Offline

Empowering our young people to: 

can be significantly impacted by their ability to access learning anytime, anyplace, anywhere and from anyone.

One of the  reasons Manaiakalani has chosen to use GSuite and Chromebooks is that  learners are still able to view and edit files offline, including: Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides.  

In support of  the Manaiakalani kaupapa,  Connected, Ubiquitous, Empowered and Visible it is critical that all our learners can confidently access and manage their learning both offline and online. 

Smart Learners: Google Drive Offline

Save and open Google Docs, Sheets & Slides offline

Before you turn on offline access

Open Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides offline

Save Google Docs, Sheets & Slides for offline use

Preview offline files

To save multiple files offline, press Shift or Command (Mac)/Ctrl (Windows) while you click other files.

*In your Google Admin console (at

**Encourage learners to regularly manage files downloaded to their Chromebook ie upload to Google Drive and delete  when files no longer required.