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How Do I Disconnect Backup & Sync from External USB Drive Storage

Well! I'm not surprised to see this question. Whenever a New feature is released there seems to be quite a bit of front end user confusion. Please follow the below steps to disconnect your External USB Drive Storage Device from the New Google Drive Backup & Sync Google Drive Client.
  1. On your computer, click Backup and Sync
  2. Click More (3 vertical dots) Preferences. 
  3. A Window Pops Open 
  4. Scroll Down and Click USB Devices & SD Cards 
  5. New Window Opens 
  6. Scroll Down & Uncheck Plug in Camera or Phone to Backup Files 
  7. Click   OK 

The above steps should prevent syncing between your laptop and an External USB Storage.
                                                                             Best, Ms. Drasby


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