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No way to access admin of Google team drives?

My CEO and I both have super admin access to our google for business account but in the drive settings there are no options to set up or edit our team drives. We previously had a CTO who set them up ...
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If i give access to file to a third party in Google Team Drive, what happens to the files in the Team Drive if my email got deleted?

If I created files on Google team drive and added a third party to it, what happens to the files in the Team Drive if my email got deleted? Will the third party still has access to those files?
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Can GSuite OUs be used to control individual Team Drive access without stopping link sharing and doc editing?

Is it possible to assign/limit access to individual GSuite Team Drives using Organizational Units? For example, everyone in the company gets full access to a the "HR" drive and the "Customer Project" ...
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Why can't “Content Manager” move a file between shared drives?

In Google's GSuite, users who have the "Content manager" permission on a shared drive are, according to the access level stated directly at the point permissions are granted, allowed to "add, edit, ...
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Is it possible to copy files from (Google Drive) Team Drive to My Drive?

(The following assumes using the web interface) In Google Drive, if a user wants to make a copy of a file, they can drag it to a new location while holding the Control key (on Windows; possibly ...
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How to get back to manager level in Team Drive I created?

I created a Google Team Drive and automatically became a manager. Then I lowered down my level to content manager. I realized that I can't add or delete members since I lost my qualification as a ...
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Bulk permissioning of Team Drives

I've been looking through the documentation but am coming up empty handed. How can I assign permissions in bulk across multiple team drives? For instance, a new hire needs to be given Commenter ...
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Does Google Drive 'Contributor' Permission allow malicious users to permanently delete file contents?

In my attempts to use Google Drive for some automated important data backups, I'm making use of the API and a Service Account to upload data to a Team Drive. The account only has 'Contributor' access ...
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How can I disable the authorization needed to open Google Sheets Macros?

Whenever I try to open any macro enabled sheets it requires authorization, even though it's a first party application. Is there any way to stop Sheets from asking it or give permissions to everyone I ...
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Reconnecting form responses to current sheet after file move to Team Drive

I have searched for an answer for the "current" Google Forms problem I am having. It seems the answers here for this issue are outdated as Google keeps changing their technology about as fast as I ...
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How to set up G Suite for large group of transient users for low-level document access?

I am the board chair and de-facto IT person at a small youth development non-profit. We have recently switched to G Suite for email and cloud file storage. We have 3 "classes" of user: staff, board, ...
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Restrict access to a sub-folder while sharing access to a folder on team drive [duplicate]

This question was asked by Henk Straten on 5 July 2017 and answered by Zach Saucier: I have a Google Drive folder that I want to share with 2 more people. However I would like to restrict one the ...
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Google Sheets script down or moved to a new address

I was using a localization Google sheet that has this script. Everything worked fine until I suddenly got this error message: UiApp has been deprecated. Please use HtmlService Instead. So I made ...
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Is it possible to upload videos from Google team Drive to YouTube?

My company has a Google Team Drive which we use so that everyone has equal access to various media we create. I have a whole pile of videos on the Team Drive that we would like to make available to a ...
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When should I use a Google Team Drive over My Drive?

I’ve read the differences between Team Drive and My Drive, and they seem very similar, with the former having more limitations. If I share my My Drive with my team, it feels like they are exactly the ...
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How to prevent divergent copies of Google Team Drive content?

I'm not sure how this happened but several people in our organization can access directories within our Google Team Drive in two different ways and it is leading to a lot of confusion. Here you can ...
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Give team drive access to file on third party domain. Aka howto share with team drive?

I am migrating from Google Drive to Google Team Drive. Some of the files in our shared directory were owned by a third party domain. I order to move those to the Team Drive I could either make a ...
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How to limit Team Drive search to a single team drive?

I'm trying to search for files with a particular term in a single specific team drive. But when I search, I get hundreds of results across 15 different team drives, most of which aren't the one I am ...
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Move large folder from personal Google Drive to a Team Drive

My place of work uses G Suite apps. For the past five years I have shared with my team a Google Drive folder, which we have maintained as if belonging to the team. I'd like to migrate the contents ...
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How can I set a Team folder to be accessible by ALL Team members?

I only see the option to Manage members and select which ones. I just want to give the whole team (company) access.
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Unable to delete the first Google Team Drive I created

I am brand new to Team Drives. I created a few test team drives, but the first one, for some reason, is different than the others. It's icon has a key symbol on it (see photo). The original name I ...
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Search for files in Google Drive owned externally

I'm working on transferring one of our teams in our Google Apps for Education domain to Google Team Drive but I'm running into a problem with files owned externally. A little background and ...
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Is there a currently scheduled or announced release date for the Team Drives feature on the G Suite Basic plan? [closed]

G Suite Team Drives is currently available for: G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite for Education editions My domain is on the cheaper G Suite Basic plan. You can tell if you are on G Suite ...
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Cannot share folders on G Suite Google Drive

I just signed up for Google G Suite and created a company shared folder as instructed by the G Suite Learning Center. However for some reason I cannot share the folders with anyone as shown here: I'm ...