View activity and 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 Android phone or tablet, open the Google Drive app.
  2. Next to the file that you want to check, tap More More.
  3. Tap Details and activity.
  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 and Slides is different than file versions in Google Drive. Learn how to see the history of changes for Google files.

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