Find files shared with you in Drive

You can look up the files that others have shared with you in Google Drive. You can also delete them from your Drive. 

What you can see in "Shared with me"

  • Files shared with you.
  • Folders shared with you.
  • Files shared with a link that you have opened.

Starting with the most recent file that was shared with you, you’ll see:

  • The date the file was shared with you.
  • The owner of the file.
  • The document type.

Add shortcuts to Drive files shared with you 

If you want to organize shared files, add a shortcut to them inside "My Drive."

  1.  On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Drive app Google Drive.
  2. On the bottom, tap Shared .
  3. Select the files or folders you want to add.
  4. Tap More  and then Add shortcut to Drive.
  5. Select the location where you want to place the shortcut. 
  6. Tap Add.

Remove files or folders that people have shared with you

If someone shared a file or folder with you that you don't want to see anymore, you can remove it.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad,  open the Google Drive app Google Drive.
  2. On the bottom, tap Shared .
  3. Next to the file you want to remove, tap More .
  4. Tap Remove.

Note: You can’t remove files stored in shared drive.

After you remove files that people have shared with you

  • If you open a file you’ve removed, it will show up in "Shared with me" again.
  • Files you’ve removed may show up in Drive search results.
  • If the file is spam or abusive content, you can report it.

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