How to Create Folders in Google Drive

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

What are Google Drive folders

  • Folders in Google Drive are the same as the folders on your computer.
  • Folders are essential for sorting items in Google Drive.

How do Google Drive folders work

How to create a Google Drive folder step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Create Folders In Google Drive - Step 1

To create a folder, go to Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and click the New button in the top left.

Step 2

How To Create Folders In Google Drive - Step 2

Select Folder.

Step 3

How To Create Folders In Google Drive - Step 3

Give it a name and click CREATE.

The new folder appears in the location you were viewing.

To create a folder inside another folder, make sure that you’ve double-clicked the top-level folder to open it, then follow the steps above to create a new one within it.

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