by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 10, 2013)
As you use Google Drive regularly, you'll quickly amass a large collection of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other files. As your collection becomes larger, you'll need to come up with a way to organize all these files. The logical way to do it is to use folders. Fortunately Drive allows you to easily create organizational folders. Follow these steps:
Figure 1. Creating a new folder.
Drive creates the folder and it appears near the top of the files list on the Drive home page. (Drive lists folders before other files, in alphabetic order. This makes it easy to locate and open your folders.)
There is another way to create folders, as well. In fact, this technique is one step easier than the one discussed so far.
Figure 2. The New Folder button provides a quick way to create folders.
Your folder is now ready to use and you can easily move any files desired to the new container.
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