How To Limit Uploads and Downloads in Google Drive

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Google Drive offers users the option to limit uploads and downloads on documents stored in the cloud. Setting limits on your documents can help with security and editing. Here's how to limit the upload and download rates in Google Drive.

Click on the Google Drive tray icon, then select Menu, and find Preferences:

Go to the Advanced tab and select Bandwidth settings. Next, under Download Rate and Upload Rate, select the Limit to option. Enter a value in KBps and click on Apply:

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