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In this video, you will create folders and subfolders for the files in your Drive.

When you have many different files saved in your drive, you need more than one folder to keep them all organized. You can create folders and subfolders for all of your files so each one is in a specific place. By naming and adding color to your folders, you can quickly find your files when you need them. To begin, open your Google Drive.

Then, create and name a new folder. You will use this folder and the starter projects as you learn the skills you need to stay organized in your drive.

Next, create subfolders in your main folder. A subfolder is a folder stored inside another folder. Subfolders help you organize your files more completely.

Each subfolder should be used to store files related to each other. For example, you might have one folder for files related to a job search.

Add subfolders for all of your files, such as family-related files. If you are using the starter projects only as your files, you can create two more subfolders. Name each folder so you know the purpose or topic of the files that you will add to it.

Next, change the color of your folders.

Color-coding your folders will help you easily recognize them.

Choose a different color for each folder, so when you open your Drive, you will remember what each folder is for.

Now, it’s your turn: Create and name a folder, Create and name at least three subfolders in your main folder, And add color to your folders.

Instructions

  1. Create and name a folder.
  2. Create and name at least three subfolders in your main folder.
  3. Add color to your folders.