How to Hide or Unhide Shared Drives

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Drive users

How hiding shared drives works

  • You can hide shared drives from the Shared drives section. This only affects you. 
  • Your access permissions remain as they are, and you can unhide the shared drive at any time.

How to hide or unhide shared drives step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Hide Or Unhide Shared Drives in Google Drive - Step 1

Go to Google Drive at and click Shared drives on the left.

Right-click a shared drive and select Hide shared drive.

Step 2

How To Hide Or Unhide Shared Drives in Google Drive - Step 2

If you have at least one hidden shared drive, the Hidden shared drives option appears in the top right. Click it to view only hidden shared drives.

Step 3

How To Hide Or Unhide Shared Drives in Google Drive - Step 3

Right-click a hidden shared drive and select Unhide shared drive to display it in the list of shared drives once again.

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