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Use the Google Drive brand

This page provides guidelines for use of Google trademarks. Consider these guidelines when naming, describing, and marketing your Google Drive app.

You don't need pre-approval to use the Google Drive logo. However, your use of the logo is governed by the Google Drive API Terms of Service, and if that use violates branding requirements in the terms, Google might request that you modify or cease usage of the logo.

To download the logo:

  1. Navigate to the Google Drive product logo.
  2. Right-click and select Save image as to save the logo to your computer.

Promote Google Drive on your website or marketing materials

Adhere to the following rules when promoting Google Drive on your website or within marketing materials:

  • The first reference to Google Drive should be "Google Drive™" with the trademark symbol. Additional references can be "Google Drive" or just "Drive."

  • You can use the logo to highlight your application's integration with Google Drive. If reference is made to the Google Drive logo in connection with your logo, your logo must be larger than the Google trademark.

Promote Google Drive on a blog or social media

When promoting Google Drive on a blog or social media, the first reference to Google Drive should be "Google Drive." Additional references can be "Google Drive" or just "Drive." The ™ symbol is not required when promoting Google Drive on a blog or social media.

Promote Google Drive in your app

When promoting Google Drive in your app, you should follow these rules:

  • Always refer to Google Drive in full name, for example, "Save to Google Drive."

  • Use the Google Drive logo in your application in these ways:

    • As a button that initiates an action with Google Drive, such as saving to Google Drive.
    • To indicate that a file is stored in Google Drive.
  • You can change the size of the logo, but do not make any any other changes to the logo.

  • Ensure any actions related to Google Drive are clear to the user by beginning actions with verb phrases, such as "Save to" or "Backup to."

  • When using the Google Drive icon as a button, provide a tooltip indicating the action the button performs with Google Drive. For example, a button designed to save files to Google Drive should have the tooltip of "Save to Google Drive." Other than the tool tip, do not alter the Google Drive logo in any way.

  • Don't abbreviate the term "Google Drive."

Use screenshots

For illustrative or informative purposes, you may use standard, unaltered screenshots of Google services. For further details, refer to Google Permissions.

Give proper attribution

Give proper attribution to Google for any use of their marks in your application title or in your description. Example:

Google Drive is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.