How to host a file on Google Drive for ChannelApe Importer

 

Step 1. Upload your CSV (or other file) to Google Drive

 

Step 2. Right click the newly uploaded file

And select Get shareable link

Step 3. Click Sharing Settings on the box that pops up

Step 4. Click Advanced Then Change

  • So you can change the link to be view-able
  • Anyone who has the link can view
  • Click Done

Step 5. Right click the file again and Get shareable link

Step 6. Get the file ID from the URL

https://drive.google.com/open?id=gd9sayg9hd8ashg8dsahdsah

(copy only the part in red after = )

Step 7. Use link below and paste in ID from step 7

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=gd9sayg9hd8ashg8dsahdsah

(replace only the part in red after = with what you copied in step 6)

Now you have a public link to the file that ChannelApe can download from!

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