If youâ€™re an Apple user who uses the Google Drive app to share files, a cool security feature just landed on your iOS device. If youâ€™re an Android user who uses the Google Drive app to share files, however, youâ€™re out of luck.
The new feature is called Privacy Screen, and it adds an extra layer of protection for the Google Drive app. Instead of instantly logging you in like before, you can opt to need to verify your identity via Face ID or Touch ID, depending on the device youâ€™re using. When activated, Google Drive wonâ€™t open without proper authentication, so if someone borrows your phone they wonâ€™t be able to access whatâ€™s inside your drive without your permission.