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How can I find all files in Google Drive where a user besides myself is an owner? I'm an owner on all documents that I create, and whenever I share with someone, I usually give them at most "editor" permissions.

So, I'd like to find all documents in which I have given another user "owner" permissions in the past, and review them to see if I want to downgrade them to "editor".

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Here's an answer, though you might not like it:


Once you transfer ownership of a file, you lose ownership for yourself. You effectively change the doc from something you own to something that was "shared with you."

There is no way to downgrade a user back to editor unless you contact them to make you the owner again (you can't complete this change once you transfer ownership)

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Just adding on that this effectively means you have no files with you and someone else being the owner at the same time. – Hydra Mar 22 '13 at 23:06

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