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How to sync my local files in a shared Google drive folder?

Select the folder in Shared with me on a computer, then press Shift + Z. You can then add the folder to My Drive. You can sync folders in My Drive with your computer by using Drive for desktop.
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Cannot share folders on G Suite Google Drive

As the screenshot shows a background we could say that the folders are included in a "Shared Drive" (formerly "Team Drive"), also the link include in the question refers to a learning article about ...
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When should I use a Google Team Drive over My Drive?

From experience, if you have a large number of people editing a shared folder in My Drive, chances are a small percentage of them will be so unaccustomed to using Google Drive that they will ...
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When should I use a Google Team Drive over My Drive?

The biggest differentiation to consider is who is the “owner” of the folder/files. If all shared data should still be accessible after you leave your organization, use a Team Drive. If you use My ...
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Why can't "Content Manager" move a file between shared drives?

For the moment this is how Google Team Drives is setup. Every Team Drive folder is really a folder for one specific team and about one specific subject. That's why Google restricted moving content ...
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Shared drive option is missing

Steps to create a Shared Drive using https://drive.google.com Open https://drive.google.com with a Google Workspace account enable to create Shared Drives. On the left panel, click Shared Drives. ...
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Why can't "Content Manager" move a file between shared drives?

At the time of writing this, the english version of this article from Google Drive Help reads that you need Content Manager access to the source drive. However, the french version of the article reads ...
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Unable to delete the first Google Team Drive I created

The icon on the Google Drive left panel for the Team Drive unit named "Team Drive" shows a key. That could means that it doesn't belong the organization of the account being used to access Google ...
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Is there a currently scheduled or announced release date for the Team Drives feature on the G Suite Basic plan?

This kind of announces are made on https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/ It's worth to note that the Team Drive announcement made on March 2017, was updated to announce the inclusion of G Suite for ...
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Move large folder from personal Google Drive to a Team Drive

First off, you need to have certain "superadmin" role permissions to be able to do that. You need the "Move any file or folder into shared drives" role added to your account. https://support....
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Does Google Drive 'Contributor' Permission allow malicious users to permanently delete file contents?

After having to talked to Google support, and run my own tests - Yes, anybody can permanently and unrecoverably delete any and all information they have write access to in Google Drive in a matter of ...
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1 vote

Google Team Drive Doc in my Slack channel shows an old document title and thumbnail when posting, confusing team members

Got it! I tried this from RayB, and it helped: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/140932 went to my test channel posted the Google Doc link chose "delete file from Slack" from its menu reposted the ...
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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?

Adding a file to a Shared Drive (formerly Team Drive) makes the Shared Drive the owner of the file. If you delete your user account nothing will happen to the above file, it will remain on the Shared ...
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Why can't "Content Manager" move a file between shared drives?

Users trying to move a file or folder out of a Shared Drive will see a "You don't have permission to move files out of ..." error unless they have Manager access to the source shared drive. ...
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Bulk permissioning of Team Drives

How can Team Drive permissions be changed en mass? Use the Google Drive API. For this you could create an app by using programming languages that are able to work with REST APIs or to use the Google ...
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1 vote

How can I avoid being prompted to authorize macro-enabled spreadsheets from trusted users?

No. There is no way to disable it for new documents. Macros provide users with no programming experience an easy way to extend Sheets functionality but the authorization dialog they trigger is ...
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1 vote

Restrict access to a sub-folder while sharing access to a folder on team drive

On Google Drive Team Drives it's not possible to change the sharing settings of a subfolder.
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1 vote

Google Sheets script down or moved to a new address

I tried the related script and it worked correctly for me. I looks to me that the problem is an error message from the web browsers rather than one coming from the Google Apps Script engine. It could ...
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1 vote

How to prevent divergent copies of Google Team Drive content?

The cause of the problem is on the "layer 8", meaning this is caused by the users. In order to find how exactly this happened you will have to look at the activity of the folders to figured out who ...
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Give team drive access to file on third party domain. Aka howto share with team drive?

We could share files and folders with Google accounts and Google Groups, there is no way to "share a file with a folder" but you could move files owned by you. If the files are owned by other people ...
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How to limit Team Drive search to a single team drive?

Short Answer Use the advanced search and select Location > Team Drives > Specific Team Drive Detailed instructions Go to https://drive.google.com using your G Suite account Click on the dropdown ...
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Move large folder from personal Google Drive to a Team Drive

We had a very similar issue. What worked for us was to use the Linux based command-line tool drive. Preparations Add your non-GSuite folder as shared folder to your Team Drive. This is needed so ...
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How can I set a Team folder to be accessible by ALL Team members?

Create a group Add all the organization users to that group Add the group as a member of the corresponding Team Drive References Add all users to a group Share files with Team Drives Manage your ...
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Share a Google document with a preset group / team, rather than 1 by 1

Google Drive allow to share files with specific people by adding their email address or by adding the email address of a Google Group. If you have a G-Suite account, another alternative could be to ...
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