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How to revert back to google docs from google drive?

Many of us must have faced issues of corporate firewall blocking URL's like drive.google.com, dropbox etc.
I changed from google docs to google drive recently and found that my company have blocked "drive.google.com".
Whatever you try, google redirects your URL to "drive.google.com" and there is NO HELP from our network adminstrator.

My scenario is
1. Google Drive -> blocked
2. Google docs (docs.google.com) -> OK
3. Google won't allow to switch back to old google docs URL  (Hence using Temporarily classic looks fails) !!

I couldn't find a technical solution yet. But found a workaround ..
a) 

  • Create a new gmail address or use another gmail address but DO NOT enable google Drive. Hence use old google docs in that.  (let's say  SECONDACC)

  • From your original (problem facing) google drive, create a new folder and share the folder and its contents with SECONDACC . This needs to be done at somewhere you have complete access outside corporate firewall.

  • Ensure SECONDACC have full access and hence you can modify from SECONDACC docs


b) You can still access a file if you know the URL.  i.e. Even if you have enabled Google Drive, the URL for a file or spreadsheet still points to docs.google.com
Something like...

  • https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=abcefghijklml#gid=9   OR

  • https://docs.google.com/folder/d/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/edit


Hence note down the file key and access it directly.

C) Waiting for other options !!

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