How to Star on Google Docs and Google Drive

In this post, we’ll see the steps to star a file on Google Docs. Also, we’ll look at the steps to star file(s) and/or folder(s) on Google Drive. Let’s get started.

Star a File on Google Docs

Steps

  1. Sign into Google Docs.

  2. To Star: Open the document you wish to star and then click on the “Star” icon at the top. Starred document

To Unstar: Open the document you wish to unstar and then click on the “Star” icon at the top.

Star a File on Google Docs for Android

Open Google Docs app.

Now, long press the file that you want to star.

Find and tap the “Star” option.

That’s all. The document is starred now.

The file is starred

To View Starred Files: Tap on the Hamburger icon (three vertical lines) > Starred.

To Unstar:

Tap on the Hamburger icon (three vertical lines) > Starred.

Long press the file that you want to unstar.

Find and tap the “Star” option.

That’s it. The document is unstarred now.

Star a File on Google Docs for iPhone

Open Google Docs app.

Tap the three horizontal dots beside the file you want to star.

Now, you can see “Add to Starred” option. Hit it.

Add to Starred in Google Docs for iPhone

To View Starred Files: Tap Hamburger icon (three horizontal lines) > Starred.

To Unstar:

Go to “Starred.” Tap the three horizontal dots beside the file you want to unstar.

Tap “Remove from Starred.”

Remove from Starred in Google Docs for iPhone

Star Item(s) on Google Drive

Go to Google Drive. Sign in if not already.

Select the item(s) you want to star.

Now, right-click on it, and you can see “Add to Starred” option. Hit it.

Add to Starred

That’s it. The item(s) are starred.

To View Starred Items: Click on the “Starred” option on the left side of the screen.

To Unstar Starred Items: Click on “Starred” option on the left side of the screen. Now, select the item(s) you want to unstar. Right-click on it and you can see the “Remove from Starred” option. Click on it.

Remove from Starred

See: How to Disable Google Drive Quick Access

Star Item(s) on Google Drive for Android

Open the Google Drive app. Tap “Files” at the bottom.

Select the item(s) that you want to star. Hit the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) at the top.

Tap “Add to Starred” option.

Add to Starred option in Google Drive for Android

That’s all. The item(s) are starred.

To View Starred Items: Tap “Starred” at the bottom.

To Unstar Starred Items: Tap on “Starred.” Select the item(s) that you want to unstar. Tap the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) at the top. Now, hit “Remove from Starred” option.

Remove from Starred option in Google Drive for Android

See: How to Add Shortcut of Google Drive File to Android Home Screen

Star Item(s) on Google Drive for iPhone

Open Google Drive app. Tap “Files” at the bottom.

Select the item(s) and then hit three horizontal dots at the top.

Now, you can see “Add to Starred.” Hit it.

Add to Starred in Google Drive for iPhone

To View Starred Items: Tap “Starred” at the bottom.

To Unstar Starred Items: Go to “Starred” and then select the item(s) you want to unstar.

Tap three horizontal dots at the top and then hit “Remove from Starred.”

Remove from Starred in Google Drive for iPhone

Note:

Keep in mind that the star and unstar you’ve made to a Google Docs file on Google Drive will reflect in Google Docs and vice versa.

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Also see:

How to Download Files from Google Docs and Google Drive

How to Move Files and Folders in Google Drive

How to Rename in Google Drive

How to Delete an Item from Google Drive Trash