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To unzip files in Google Drive, you can use the free extension Zip Extractor. With the plugin, cloud storage service users can open zipped files and folders without downloading them to their computer or installing a compatible program to accomplish the task. The whole procedure works online.

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The ideal tip for people who need to open files and keep them in the cloud is useful when the user is on a public computer and wants to view files they have received. Check out how to open zipped file inside Google Drive using the extensive Zip Extractor.

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Tutorial shows how to unzip files inside Google Drive cloud Photo: Divulgao / Google

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To use Zip Extractor, I need to authorize the extension's integration with Drive using the Google account. The unzipping procedure ensures that extracted files are available for download and read from the cloud, as well as any other stored documents.

Step 1. Go to Google Drive and click on the "New" button;

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By viewing available actions on Google Drive Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Rest the mouse pointer over the "More" option. Then click on "Connect more apps";

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When to view extensive download for Google Drive Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Use the search bar to search for the "Zip Extractor" extension. In the search results, click on the "Connect" button next to the tool description. Wait for the installation to complete;

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When searching for and installing the extensive Zip Extractor on Google Drive Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Find the file you want to unzip and click on it with the right mouse button. In "Open with", click on the option "Zip Extractor";

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When to use the extensive Zip Extractor to open a zipped file in Google Drive Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. You will be redirected to the page for authorization to use the tool. At this point, click on the "Authorize" button;

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When to initiate authorization to use Zip Extractor on Google Drive Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 6. Click on your Google username to proceed;

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When to choose a Google account to integrate with the extensive Google Drive Zip Extractor Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 7. Click the "Allow" button to have the extension integrated with Google Drive;

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By enabling the extensive Zip Extractor to be integrated with Google Drive Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 8. The package files will be listed and you can now check what will be unzipped. To proceed with the procedure, click the "Extract now" button;

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When to start extracting a zipped document in Google Drive using the extended Zip Extractor Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 9. Click on the "View extracted files" option to open the folder with the files;

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When viewing unzipped files in Google Drive using the extensive Zip Extractor Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 10. Click on the name of the folder you just unzipped;

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When to open the unzipped folder in Google Drive with the extended Zip Extractor Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 11. The files will appear on screen ready to be opened or downloaded.

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Unzipped files using the extensive Zip extractor for Google Drive Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Use the hint to open zipped files without downloading them to your computer.