Share a folder

You can share a specific folder in My Drive with other members or enable co-editing.

Share a folder

You can invite members to a specific folder. The invited members can access the folder contents, create and edit files. You can select permission to read or edit folders for each member.

Mobile

  1. Tap  of the folder you want to share.
  2. Tap ‘Share’.
  3. Tap ‘Share folder’.
  4. Select the members you want to invite, and tap ‘Confirm’ to share the folder.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Select the folder you want to share.
  3. Click ‘Share > Share folder’ on the top.
  4. Enter the names of members or the team to invite.
  5. Click ‘OK’ to share the folder.

Shared folders have  displayed.

Add members to a shared folder

After sharing a folder, you can always add new members to the folder.

Mobile

  1. Tap  in the shared folder to check the members.
  2. Tap .
  3. Select the members to invite, and tap ‘Confirm’ to add the members.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Hover the mouse over the shared folder.
  3. Click .
  4. Click ‘Share folder’.
  5. Enter the names of members or the teams to invite.
  6. Click ‘OK’ to share the folder with new members.

Check the members of shared folder

You can check the list of members in the shared folder and select the permission to read or write for each member.

Check members from the folder

Mobile

  1. Tap  in the shared folder to check the members.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Hover the mouse over the shared folder.
  3. Click .
  4. Click ‘Share folder’ to check the members.

Check members from the folder list

Mobile

  1. Tap  of the shared folder.
  2. Tap ‘Share’.
  3. Tap the ‘Manage sharing folder’ to check the members in which the folder was shared.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Click a shared folder, and click  on the top right.
  3. Click ‘member’ in Details to check the members.

Select permission for each member

You can select permission to edit or read the shared folder for each member. When sharing a folder, the members are permitted to edit by default.

Mobile

  1. Tap  in the shared folder.
    You can also tap  of the shared folder in the list to tap ‘Share’ and then ‘Manage sharing folder’.
  2. Tap  next to the member you want to change the permission given.
  3. Select between Editing Authority and Read Authority.
    • Editing Authority: Permission to upload, download, edit, and delete files/folders.
    • Read Authority: Permission to only download files.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Click  on the top right in the shared folder.
  3. Click ‘member’ in Details to check the members.
  4. Click ‘Manage member’ to open a management window.
  5. Select whether to give the members permission to ‘Edit’ the folder.
  6. Click ‘OK’.

Delete members from a shared folder

You can delete members from shared folders.

Mobile

  1. Open a shared folder, and tap .
    To delete a member, you can also tap  of the folder from the shared folder list. Tap ‘Share’ and then ‘Manage sharing folder’.
  2. Tap  next to the member you want to delete.
  3. Tap ‘Delete member’ to delete the member from the shared folder.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Hover the mouse over the shared folder.
  3. Click .
  4. Click the ‘Share folder’ to open a window for inviting and managing members.
  5. Click ‘x’ next to the member you want to delete.
  6. Click ‘OK’.

Unshare a folder

You can unshare a folder.

Mobile

  1. Tap  of the shared folder.
  2. Tap ‘Share’.
  3. Tap ‘Manage sharing folder’.
  4. Tap ‘Unshare’ to unshare the folder.

PC Web

  1. Click  on the top.
  2. Hover the mouse over the shared folder.
  3. Click .
  4. Click ‘Cancel share’.
  5. Click ‘OK’.

Rename a shared folder

You can rename a shared folder using ‘Rename’.

However, even if you change the name of a folder, changes will not apply to the members that the folder was shared. Instead, you can unshare the folder and share the folder again to let the members see the folder in its new name.

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