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How to Create a Folder on Google Drive

Creating a folder on Google Drive is a simple task. Let's see how to do this task on PC and Android.

Create a Folder on Google Drive

PC

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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 empty space beneath the "Quick Access" items. Click on "New folder."
  • Click on "New" button on the left side of the screen and then select "Folder."
Folder option on PC
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    In the "New folder" popup, change the name of the folder if you wish and then click "Create" button.
New folder popup on PC

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

Likewise creating a folder, removing a folder is a simple task. Select the folder you want to remove (click it to select it). Hit the "Trash Can" icon at the top. That's it. The folder is deleted, and you can find it under "Trash" section.

You can remove multiple folders at once and here is how: click a folder you want to remove. Now, press "Ctrl" key and then click remaining folders you want to delete. Hit "Trash Can" at the top, and that is all.

Android

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

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

To delete a Google Drive folder: long press the folder that you want to delete and then hit "Trash Can" icon at the bottom. That's it. The folder is removed, and you can find it under "Trash" section.

To delete multiple folders at once: select the folders that you want to remove by long pressing them and then hit "Trash Can" icon at the bottom.

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