Import Files from Google Drive

Learn how to import files from Google Drive to use as a training source for your Botsonic chatbot.

This guide will walk you through the steps to import files from Google Drive to use as a training source for your Botsonic chatbot.

*Note: Only available on paid plans.

Step 1 - View Bot Settings

Navigate to your Botsonic Dashboard by clicking on [Home] from the left hand side menu. Then click and open the Bot you want to connect. If you haven't created a Bot yet, read this Quick Start Guide.


Step 2 - Connect Google Drive

  1. Click on [Sources].
  2. Click on [Apps].
  3. Look for the [Google Drive] app and click [Connect].

  1. If status is still inactive, you'll see another [Connect] button, click on it.

  1. Sign in or select the Google account you want to connect.
  2. Click [Allow] to grant the necessary permissions.


Step 3 - Select the Files to Import

  1. Click [Select Files].
  2. Choose the files you want to import from Google Drive.
  3. Click [Import].

Step 4 - View status of uploaded file

  1. Click on the [Google Drive] tab below the list of apps to view the file you uploaded.
  2. View file statuses as: Waiting, Processed, and Trained.



Enable or Disable File Visibility as Reference

Toggle ON to set the uploaded files to be shown as a reference on your chatbot's responses.