How to download a video from Google Drive to your iPhone in 5 easy steps

iphone google drive appYou can download any video from Google Drive storage to your iPhone's Photos app.Shutterstock

If you want to send a large video file from one phone to another, using Google Drive as the method of transfer lets you surpass the attachment size limit you'll find with email or texts.

Likewise, using Google Drive to store large videos saves space on your phone while still giving you access to the footage, as long as you have a decent Wi-Fi or cellular connection.

If you want to move a video stored in Drive to your iPhone, the process is quick and easy. In fact, once you locate the video in Drive, you're only a few taps away from having it in your iPhone photo and video library.

Here's how to do it.

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How to download a video from Google Drive to your iPhone

1. Open the Google Drive app on your iPhone.

2. Locate the video to be downloaded, either by typing in its name or by tapping on the words "Search Drive" and then selecting "Videos" from the menu that appears and scrolling through.

3. Tap on the three dots to the right of the video to be downloaded.

4. Scroll down on the menu and select "Send a copy."

IMG_5669Choose &quotSend a copy" in the menu.Steven John/Business Insider

5. Tap "Save Video," and the file will be downloaded and added to your iPhone video library.

IMG_5670Tap Save Video.Steven John/Business Insider

Open the Photos app and you will see that the video is now in your media library.

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