User Manual
StableBit CloudDrive
A secure virtual hard drive, powered by the cloud.

Google Cloud Storage

(Build 880)

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Service link: https://cloud.google.com/storage

Pricing: https://cloud.google.com/storage/pricing

Please provide any payment information to the storage provider, we do not charge you anything extra for storage when you use StableBit CloudDrive.

Create a Project

If you're new to Google Cloud Storage and you don't have any projects created yet, follow the instructions below to create a new project. Otherwise, skip to Connect.

  • Open https://console.cloud.google.com/storage.

  • (optional) Sign in with your Google account, or create a new account if you don't already have one.

  • Click Create to create a new project.

  • Give the project a name and then click Create.

Make sure that you have enabled billing for Google Cloud Storage, otherwise you will not be able to use it.

To check if you have billing enabled, go to https://console.cloud.google.com/storage.

If billing is not enabled, you will see a message such as the one above.

Connect

To connect to Google Cloud Storage:

  • Click Connect... in StableBit CloudDrive.

    A web page should open on your computer. If it doesn't, see Connect Manually.

  • Select your Google account, or log in as prompted.

  • Click Allow.

  • StableBit CloudDrive should now be automatically authorized to use Google Cloud Storage. If you don't see Authorized in StableBit CloudDrive, follow the instructions below to Connect Manually.

    If you want to use an existing storage bucket with StableBit CloudDrive, instead of continuing with the instructions below, select Use an existing bucket, and enter the name of an existing storage bucket.

    All buckets that StableBit CloudDrive creates automatically are Multi-Regional, and each cloud drive will have its own bucket.

  • Navigate to https://console.cloud.google.com/project.

  • Copy the Project ID into StableBit CloudDrive.

  • Click Save.

Connect Manually

If your web browser is not configured to open web site links, or if you wish to use a different web browser other than the default one, you can connect manually like this:

  • Click Connect manually....

  • Click Copy link.

  • Open a web browser and paste the link into the address bar and navigate to that web site.

  • Follow the instructions above and use the web site to connect to the storage provider.

  • At the end, you will be given a Secret Code.

  • Copy the secret code from the web page and paste it into StableBit CloudDrive. Then click Connect.