How to Rename a File or Folder in Google Drive

In this post, we’ll see the steps to rename a file or folder in Google Drive (Windows 10 PC, Android, and iPhone). Let’s get started.

PC

Here are the steps:

  1. Go to Google Drive. Sign in if not already.

  2. Right-click on the file or folder you want to rename.

  3. Click “Rename,” which you can find under “Add to Starred.”

    Rename option in Google Drive
    • Save

  4. In the “Rename” popup, enter the new name and then hit the “OK.”

    Rename popup in Google Drive
    • Save

See: How to Disable Quick Access on Google Drive

Android

Open the Google Drive app.

Tap “Files” at the bottom.

Long press the file or folder you want to rename.

Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots). Now, you can see the “Rename” option. Hit it.

Rename option in Google Drive for Android
  • Save

In the popup, enter the new name and then hit “Rename.”

Rename in the popup
  • Save

See: How to Empty Google Drive Trash

iPhone

Open Google Drive app.

Tap “Files” at the bottom.

Tap the three horizontal dots beside the file or folder you want to rename.

Hit the “Rename” option.

Rename option in Google Drive for iPhone
  • Save

In the popup, enter the new name and then hit “Rename.”

Rename option in the popup
  • Save

That’s it. All done.

Note:

By default, Google Drive (web version and app) doesn’t have an option to rename multiple files or folders at once.

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Also see:

How to Add Google Drive File or Folder Shortcut to Android Home Screen

How to Download from Google Drive

How to Restore Deleted Files from Google Drive

How to Move Files and Folders in Google Drive