I'm trying to find files in Google Drive that are:
- Owned by me
- Located in "My Files" (not shared folders or Team Drives)
- Not shared with anyone
The advanced search dropdown has options for 1 and 2, but I can't figure out the "Not shared with anyone" piece.
The Google Drive advanced search documentation has options like
to: to find files that are shared with specific people, e.g.
to: email@example.com. But, I need the opposite of this, something like
As an experiment, I tried to search files that are "owned by me" and "not shared with a specific person" by using the
This simply returned the message "None of your files or folders matched this search", which makes me think you can't use
My current workaround is to use
owner:me and search in "My Files" and manually scan the files that do not have the "shared" icon to the right of the filename, but I would love to find a way to filter all these files using advanced search.