Add metadata to files in Google Drive

Important: This feature is currently in beta and not available to all users. Administrators for G Suite Business, Enterprise, G Suite Essentials, Education, Enterprise for Education, and Nonprofits edition can apply for the metadata Beta program.

With your Google Account through work or school, you can add categories and properties to files and folders in Google Drive. You can search for files with these specific terms attached.

If you manage a shared drive, you can manage categories and properties for your shared drive. Your administrator manages the properties and categories for your organization.

To manage and use Drive metadata, go to on a computer.

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