This page describes how to upload and download files and folders with Cloud Shell.
Uploading and downloading files and folders
You can upload and download files and folders easily using Cloud Shell. To transfer files, use one of the following methods:
From the Cloud Shell three-dotted More menu, select Upload or Download to move your files or folders to or from Cloud Shell. Files and folders can only be uploaded to and downloaded from your home directory.
cloudshellcommand to download files:
cloudshell download test1.md test2.md
gcloud cloud-shell scpcommand on a local terminal to transfer files between Cloud Shell and your workstation. For example, to move a file, 'data.txt', from Cloud Shell to your local machine:
gcloud cloud-shell scp cloudshell:~/data.txt localhost:~data.txt
In your Cloud Shell Editor Explorer, right-click a directory or file and then click Copy Download Link, Download, or Upload Files.
Alternatively, you can navigate to File > Download/Upload Files.