Google Chrome and Google Drive is a deadly combination of productivity and safe online storage. Their services are widespread and created trust in the user’s mindset and overcame the inadequate Internet systems.
Google Drive is, obviously, a product of Google, regarding cloud spacing. As with every cloud space website, Google Drive offers you a possibility for uploading your data to their servers and, of course, downloading the data.
Google Drive can accessible using Google Chrome. If you are using a public computer to upload personal files to Google Drive, you don’t need to download the Google Drive program. Many people have complained that the Google Chrome is showing “you are not signed in error in Google Drive on Chrome” error even after they signed in the service.
How to fix you are not signed in error in Google Drive on Chrome
The Chrome error is caused by most probably two reasons. Here are the fixes for the issue.
Disabling Privacy Badger extension
If you are using the Privacy Badger extension in Google Chrome, then there are some chances of getting this error. Privacy Badger is a product of EFF. It is a powerful tool to stop Facebook tracking activity on your browser.
The extension sends the do not track signal to the trackers, if the tracker is trying to avoid the block signal, the Privacy Badger will learn to block them. Meanwhile, in the process, it may block the Google Drive activity too.
Follow the below steps to fix the “you are not signed in error in Google Drive on Chrome” error simply disable the “Privacy Badger” extension on Google Chrome.
- Go to chrome://extensions/
- Uninstall Privacy Badger
Windows Defender Firewall fix
Sometimes Windows Defender creates problems while connecting Google Chrome to the Internet. This can be solved by checking the Windows Defender settings.
- Open Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall.
- Now, click on Allow an App or feature through windows defender firewall.
- Here click on change Settings.
- Now allow Google Drive through the firewall.
Once you made the above change, now restart the browser and check again.
These are the best possible fixes for the error. Please leave your valuable feedback in the comment box below.