Transfer ownership of a file
You can transfer ownership of your Google Drive files and folders to someone else in your organization.
If you transfer ownership of a folder, you also have to transfer ownership of each file in the folder.
Transfer ownership of a file or folder
- If you haven’t already, share the file or folder with the person you want to make the owner. See Get started with Drive.
- In Drive, right-click the file or folder you want to transfer and select Share .
- Click Advanced.
- Next to the person’s name that you want to make the owner, click Edit or View and select Is owner.
- Click Save changes.
- If prompted, verify the transfer of ownership.
- Click Done.