I hope this is the good community to ask this question. I am sharing a Google Drive folder as a work folder for a number of people. They need to have the ability to edit, but I also need to assure that no data loss happens as a result of mistake or malintent.

I was hoping to create another Google Drive folder that would backup regularly and this locked for my use only. However, I can't find how to reach this goal.

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    Google has revision history. Every change is backed up. Just roll back to an older version. – Appleoddity Mar 4 at 1:26
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    Rolling back to an older version seems to be applicable for files but not for whole folders? – oaklander114 Mar 6 at 0:58

One option is to sync the Google Drive folder to a local machine. Add that folder to a shared folder for a different cloud service (e.g. Dropbox), and the changes will also be synced to that other service, which presumably has its own revision history as well.

  • I tried this option with OneDrive, but couldn't find how to do it. – oaklander114 Mar 6 at 1:01

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