Google Drive’s Quick Access is a superb feature that displays links to potentially useful files. However, it takes up a massive amount of screen real estate. Not a joke when you’ve got nearly a third of your screen covered.
Yeah, you tried switching to the grid view. But that doesn’t change those huge thumbnails in the Quick Access area one tiny bit. How unthoughtful of Google!
Quick Access does provide a certain degree of convenience, especially when dealing with large amounts of related files. Usually, I’ve found that it brings up something that I was planning to open soon, which feels awesome. Won’t deny that it’s a pretty neat feature to have at times.
If you don’t intend to work with multiple files, however, you won’t find Quick Access to be of any use. It takes up valuable screen real estate and you never know what’s going to pop up there. Really uncomfortable to open it in a public space.