Moving Files from My Drive to Shared Drives

You can move individual files from My Drive to Shared Drives with the directions below. Moving files to a Shared Drive is especially useful if you're moving to another department or leaving the University and want to transfer ownership of these files to other colleagues.

  1. Access your Google My Drive and locate the files you want to move.

  2. Select the file or files you want to move.

  3. Right-click on the selected file(s).  If you are using a Mac, press the <CTRL> key and click on the selected file(s).

  4. Select Move to.

  5. Click the All locations link and then click Shared drives.

  6. Click on the on View shared drives icon.

  7. Navigate to the drive and folder where you want to move the files and click Move.

  8. A confirmation dialog window appears. Click Move to confirm the move of your files / folders.

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