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View activity & file versions

See changes made to your files in Drive and keep track of who made those changes. You might see changes when someone:

  • Edits or comments in Google Docs
  • Renames a file or folder
  • Moves or removes a file or folder
  • Uploads a new file to a folder
  • Shares or unshares an item

View past activity

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to the file you want to check, tap More More.
  3. Tap Info Information.
  4. Scroll down until you see "Activity."

Restore recent versions

To restore recent versions of PDF files, images, and other files, go to drive.google.com on a computer.

Version history

Version history for Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides is different than file versions in Google Drive. Learn how to see the history of changes for Google files.

Evan is a Docs & Drive expert and author of this help page. Leave him feedback below about the page.

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