How to Reorder Files and Folders in Google Drive

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

You can reorder files and folders in Google Drive at any time.

How to change the sorting order of Google Drive files and folders step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Reorder Files And Folders In Google Drive - Step 1

Go to Google Drive at https://drive.google.com.

Click Name in the top right and select from one of the ways to order your items: by Name, Last modified, Last modified by me, or Last opened by me.

If you have already selected one of these sorting methods, you will see it instead of Name in the top right.

Step 2

How To Reorder Files And Folders In Google Drive - Step 2

You can also click the Reverse sort direction arrow right next to the sorting method if needed. 

This way, if you have selected Name, you can sort items by name from A to Z or from Z to A, as you prefer.

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