Fix Incoming for Google Drive Issue Preventing Many File Types From Opening in Apple’s Files App [Updated]

For the reason that Google Power app ^(http://appmarsh.com/productivity/google-drive) for iOS was once up to date previous this month, a number of iPhone and iPad customers were not able to open Microsoft Phrase paperwork ^(https://forums.appmarsh.com/threads/docx-files-in-files-app.2071784/) and lots of different report varieties in Apple’s Information app for iOS 11 or iCloud Power app for iOS 10.


As an alternative, when customers with the Google Power app put in try to open a DOCX report within the Information or iCloud Power apps, as an example, the Google Power app mechanically opens and shows a advised to save lots of the report.

appmarsh has been ready to replicate the problem, which is most probably a Google Power downside relatively than a Information or iCloud Power one.

The one option to the issue for now seems to be uninstalling the Google Power app. Google has but to remark at the subject, however it is going to probably must free up every other replace to the Google Power app to mend this factor.

Replace: The problem seems to be the results of Google registering for the “public.information” UTI ^(https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/Miscellaneous/Reference/UTIRef/Articles/System-DeclaredUniformTypeIdentifiers.html) and atmosphere its handler rank to “proprietor.” Then, the newest replace to Google Power apparently added open-in-place give a boost to for “public.information,” which is all information varieties, and turned into the default opener for plenty of different report varieties.

the default opener for each and every report structure who’s proprietor does no longer give a boost to open in-place.

— Ian McDowell (@ian_mcdowell) September 25, 2018

A supply acquainted with the subject knowledgeable appmarsh that Google is acutely aware of the problem and dealing on a repair.

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Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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