In the following guide, we will be showing you how to create a Collavate account and connect it to an existing Gmail account. By doing this, your Collavate account will have access to your gmail files and services.
Once you have created your Collavate account, you will be logged in to Collavate. At this point, the only features you can utilize are the Home post feature and uploading and processing your local files. If you want to fully utilize Collavate and its integration with Google Drive, you will want to connect your Collavate account to a Gmail account.
After registering and logging into Collavate, you will notice grey icons. These icons indicate that you do not have access to Google features such as Google drive. Follow the steps below to connect your Collavate Account and gain access to these features. You can reference the
**NOTE: Collavate does not store any user information or files. Your account is safely secured within the Google Cloud Platform.
When using a Collavate Account, you can protect your account by using Google 2Factor Authorization. Doing this will prevent anyone but yourself from logging in.
After setting up two step verification, you will need the 6 Digit code found in your Google Authenticator app to log into your Collavate Account!