First things first, let's have a quick look that everything is in order on your end before you start using Pilot.
💡 This article is just a quick beginner's checklist, and please keep in mind that Pilot is constantly evolving and new features are being worked on as you read this, so keep an eye out for updates!
Pilot is a tool that helps you visualize and organize your Google Drive and everything inside it: folders, documents, spreadsheets, slides, PDFs, you name it.
With this in mind, naturally, the first step is to ensure you have a Google account, whether it's personal or for your business!
If you store your documents elsewhere, worry not! They can all easily be transferred over to a Google Drive provided you have an account.
Here's an article from Google that shows how to easily transfer files and folders from your computer into Google Drive.
Here's where you can go if you need to create a Google account.
And here is where you can learn more about Google Drive.
We recommend the latest versions of either one of these browsers for using Pilot with:
Pilot's features are constantly being tested on both these browsers, and while Pilot may work on other browsers such as Firefox and Edge, we currently do not guarantee that they will provide the best user experience. Our product team has this in mind, though, and compatibility with browsers other than Chrome and Safari is in our queue for future implementation!
Sign in with Google
To start using Pilot, you will be required to sign in using your Google account. In case you are not familiar with this process, this is how it looks like:
Step 1: Click Log in with Google
Step 2: Choose your account. It will show the accounts you currenly have under your profiles. To add a different account, click Use another account and follow the prompts.
Step 3: Allow access to your Google account.
💡 Pilot will never do anything on its own, and we can't see your files. Your files can only be seen, edited, created, and deleted by you and the people you grant access to.