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3. Drive: Create and Manage Folders — Move, Rename, Delete and Upload Folders

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Folders allow you to organize your files in Google Drive, which makes finding specific files easier.

In this video, you will create and manage folders in Google Drive, including moving, naming, renaming, deleting, and uploading folders.

Giving folders a brief, clear name can help you easily identify their contents and organize your files logically within categories.

To begin, create 4 new folders in Drive to organize the starter project files that you copied earlier in this lesson.

Name your folders Invoices, Presentation & Logo, General Fundraiser Info, and T-Shirt Sales Data.

Then, move related files into each folder.

Next, organize your folders by nesting them in a single parent folder.

Nesting means to move one folder into another. This creates a hierarchy of folders and subfolders.

Create a parent folder to store all of your folders for this project and name it Lakefront Community Center Fundraiser Files.

Then move each folder you created into the parent folder.

If the contents of a folder change or if you decide to organize your information differently, rename the folder to better reflect its contents.

Remove the LLC Logo file.

Then, rename the folder in which it was stored.

If you no longer need the files in a folder or if a folder is empty, remove it.

Remove the Invoices folder from your Drive.

Once you’ve removed a folder, it’s stored in your trash.

You can upload a folder and its contents from your computer to Google Drive.

Select an existing folder or create and name a folder on your computer. Then upload the folder to your Drive.

Now, it’s your turn: Create and name a folder for each file category and add files, Create and name a parent folder and move related folders into it, Remove a folder from your Drive, And upload a folder from your computer.

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Instructions

  1. Create and name a folder for each file category and add files.
  2. Create and name a parent folder and move related folders into it.
  3. Remove a folder from your Drive.
  4. Upload a folder from your computer.