How to Create a Folder on Google Drive (and More)

In this post, we'll see the steps to create a folder on Google Drive (web version and Android).

Also, we'll look at the steps to rename a file or folder on Google Drive (web version and Android).

Create a Folder on Google Drive

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    Go to Google Drive. Sign in if not already.
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    Now, do any one of the following:
  • Click on "My Drive" which is beneath the "Search Box" at the top. Click "New folder."
  • Right-click on space beneath the "Quick Access" items or in the "Folders" or "Files" section. Click on "New folder."
  • Click on "New" button on the left side of the screen and then select "Folder."
Folder option on PC
  • Save
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    In the "New folder" popup, change the name of the folder if you wish and then click the "Create" button.
New folder popup on PC
  • Save

That's all. A folder is successfully created, and you can see it under "Folders" section OR "My Drive" in the left sidebar.

Create a Folder on Google Drive for Android

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    Open Google Drive app.
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    Tap "+" icon and then tap "Folder."
Folder option on Android
  • Save
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    In the "New folder" popup, provide a name if you wish and then tap "OK."
New folder popup on Android
  • Save

That's it. Now, you can see the folder under "Folders" section which is underneath "Quick Access."

Rename a File or Folder on Google Drive

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    Go to Google Drive. Sign in if not already.
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    Right-click on the file or folder you want to rename.
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    Click "Rename."
Rename option
  • Save
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    In the "Rename" popup, enter the new name and then hit the "OK" button.
Rename popup
  • Save

Rename a File or Folder on Google Drive for Android

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    Open the Google Drive app.
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    Long press the file or folder you want to rename.
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    Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots). Now, you can see "Rename" option beneath "Add to Home screen" option.
Rename option in Google Drive app
  • Save
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    In the popup, enter the new name and then hit "OK."
Rename document popup
  • Save

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