How to clear Google Drive cache

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  • Available offline
  • Online only (default)
Drive File Stream options

Clear cache directory

Drive File Stream settings
Drive File Stream preferences
rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/DriveFS/

Clear cache content directory

rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/DriveFS/[0-9]*
$ cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/DriveFS/
$ du -sh *
224M 114104707028901901726
4.0K Crashpad
4.7M Logs
20M Resources
12K account_db_sqlite.db
512K cef_cache
4.0K pid.txt
4.0K signin
$ rm -rf [0-9]*
$ du -sh *
4.0K Crashpad
4.7M Logs
20M Resources
12K account_db_sqlite.db
512K cef_cache
4.0K pid.txt
4.0K signin
Move DriveFS cache directory to Trash

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