Linked previews in Docs, Sheets, and Slides will now allow users to preview the content of a link without leaving the original document.
The update will come into force from 13 October for end-users of Google Drive.
Hackers can use this loop hole for spear phishing attacks, where targeted individuals or firms are sent files from trusted contacts so they reveal confidential information.
The Google apps status page has also confirmed receiving reports of issues with Gmail and Google Drive.
Google says that Android users will now be able to avail Google One features like phone backup and storage manager tools free of cost.
The redesign will be made available to a wider audience starting 26 May.
A similar gesture was pushed to Google Maps that allowed users to switch accounts by swiping up or down
Just so you do not lose any WhatsApp chats, here are a few quick steps to help you save a backup on Google drive.
Google heard feedback from users about Drive and Photos and has decided to remove the sync tool.
The Photo Map for Google Photos app is available for download, free on the Google Play Store.
While iOS users are already seeing the redesign, Android users will have to wait until 18 March.
Gmail and Google Drive have been down since 8 am IST today.
Per WhatsApp's announcement, the unbacked-up data on WhatsApp will be deleted as of 12 November.
Previously, for backups, a smartphone had to be charging and connected to a WiFi network.
To ensure full security, Google hired security firm NCC Group to perform a full audit of the system.
Google One storage can be used across all the Goole products such as Gmail, Google Photos, Drive.
The redesigned drive is yet to roll out and Google has not officially given any confirmation.
With Google One, you can buy space starting 100 GB, and up to 30 TB on the cloud
WhatsApp had clarified back in 2017 that data backed up and stored on Google Drive is not encrypted.
Google One is the company’s new subscription program that replaces Google Drive's offerings.