In the previous video, you created folders and subfolders in Google Drive. In this video,you’ll rename files, move them into the correct folders, and delete files you don’t need.
The files are stored in Drive, but you haveto scroll through them to find what you need. Periodically, cleaning up your Drive by renaming,moving, and deleting files ensures you are accessing the right materials and workingon the most recent versions of files. To start, give your files specific, descriptivenames, so you know which ones go with which classes or assignments without having to takethe time to open and read them.
Name files using a consistent format. Start all file names with dates to keep track ofdeadlines, or include the class subject, textbook chapter, and type of file. Use a naming systemthat works for you.
Open the file called Notes 1.
Read over the document to find out which class the notes are for.
Rename the file. Include specific details in the name.
This example names files with the date, then lists the class and assignment.
Next, move the file to the correct folder.
Check that the file is in the right place.
Click on the folder name in the notification, and make sure you see your file inside theBiology folder.
If you accidentally move a file to the wrongfolder, don’t worry! Select Undo on the notification immediately after you move the file.
Or, move it again to the correct location.
Next, find the English Project Research Outline in Drive.
Then, move it to the Literature Paper subfolder you created in the previous video.
Continue renaming the files you added to Drive in this lesson, and move them into the correctfolders.
To delete a file you no longer need, clickon it in Drive, and move it to the trash.
If you delete a file by mistake, undo thedeletion.
Or, navigate to the trash folder, and restore the file to replace it in itsoriginal location.
Now, it’s your turn:Open your class files, and rename them with the date, class, and assignment,Move each file into the correct folder or subfolder,And Delete files you don’t need.