Find files shared with you

Here's 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 files to "My Drive"

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

  1. Go to drive.google.com.
  2. On the left, click Shared with me.
  3. Click the files or folders you want to add to your drive.
  4. In the top right, click Add to My Drive.
  5. Click Organize.
  6. Choose the folder you want to add to.
  7. Click Move or Move here.

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. Go to drive.google.com.
  2. On the left, click Shared with me.
  3. Right click the file you want to remove.
  4. Click Remove.

Note: You can’t remove files stored in Team Drives.

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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