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Organize your files in Google Drive

To organize your files in Drive, you can create folders to make files easier to find and share with others. 

Create a folder
  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. At the bottom right, tap Add Add.
  3. Tap Folder.
  4. Name the folder.
  5. Tap OK.
Move a file or folder
  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to the item's name, click More More.
  3. Tap Move to choose or create a folder.

Drag and drop

  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. Touch and hold the item you want to move.
  3. Drag the item onto a folder and release it.
Make a copy of a file

To make a copy of a file, go to drive.google.com on a computer.

Delete a file or folder
  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to the item's name, tap More More .
  3. Tap Remove.

If you accidentally put an item in the trash, you can restore your item.

Note: To select multiple files and folders, tap and hold one item, then tap another. Continue until you've selected all items you want.

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