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Is there a way to do this? Currently, the GDrive links I click in my emails open in Safari.

Is this currently a limitation of the app (or iOS 7)? Is there a configuration I can change?

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If you open the links in the Gmail app for iOS, and you have the necessary Google Drive app installed (Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and/or Google Slides), Gmail will by default open the links in a Google Drive app. You can enable or disable that feature in Gmail through Menu > Settings > Google Apps.

Alternatively (though it's less direct), you can paste the link into Chrome for iOS, and there will be a bar at the top of the page to open the link in a GDrive app.

  • Yes, with iOS 8 this is now possible. Thanks. – John Assymptoth Dec 9 '14 at 5:34
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Apparently you can append the url with the respective Google app to which it belongs. So if it is a Google Sheet, append the url with Googlesheets://. If it is a doc, I'm guessing you would use Googledocs://

So if the url is http://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/Google-document/, append it with the appropriate app prefix (in this case Googlesheets:// like so: Googlesheets://http://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/Google-document.

PS: The issue is discussed at length here.

  • Looks like two google employees saw the pre-edited version, else why the downvotes? ;) – macwise Feb 14 '16 at 1:22
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    To "append" means to put on the end. To "prepend" means to put at the beginning. You mean "prepend", not "append". – Phrogz Aug 8 '17 at 22:19

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