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Google Team Drives Overview

Google Team Drives is a new features in Google's G Suite offering shared space in Google Drive where teams can create, store, search, collaborate on and have access to all their team-owned files. The difference between a Team Drive and My Drive is that all data (files, folders, spreadsheets, forms and presentations) are owned by the team and not an individual.

Get Started with Google Drive

Upload and store, Sync and access, View and update, Organize and Search, Share and collaborate.

Getting Started with Google Team Drives

Set up a team drive, Add files and folders, Organize files, Share and collaborate

Google Drive Tips & Tricks

Ideas for how to use Google Drive with descriptions and instructions; Get more out of using Google Drive

Google Team Drive and My Drive Differences

Google Team Drives is a new features in Google's G Suite. Unlike files in My Drive, files in Team Drive are owned by the Team rather than an individual. The table in this document outlines other differences between Team Drive and My Drive.

Google Team Drive IT4U

Jen Mruk and Brian Cors (ITS) demonstrate the new Google Team Drives for team-based ownership of files. Learn how Team Drives can solve sharing and collaboration issues and how to get started using them in your unit. 9/14/17. Resource links

Google Team Drives Best Practices

Google Team Drives is a new feature in Google’s G Suite offering shared space in Google Drive where teams can create, store, search, collaborate on and have access to all their team-owned files. This document contains a list of best practices for using your Team Drives here at the University of Michigan.

Google Team Drives comparison with Shared Accounts in Google My Drive and Box

U-M Google Team Drives, My Drive, and U-M Box are great for maintaining a shared document repository. However, there are important differences in how they work. Tables in this document outline how the three compare.

Google Team Drives Data Migration

What can and can not be migrated, how this will affect other collaborators, and how to move a file into Team Drives (includes demos without audio).

Google Drive Quick-Reference Diagrams

Upload any files (such as PDFs, videos, and pictures) and folders from your computer, Create new documents right in your browserWork with files you’ve stored in Drive, Share your files and folders and choose what collaborators can do, Add shared files to My Drive, Access your files from any device. (Can download as a PDF)

Organize and find your files in Google Drive

Organize your files, Delete and restore files, Find or recover files, Sort your files, View activity and file descriptions, Change notification settings

Share files with Google Drive

Share files from Google Drive; Stop, limit, or change sharing, Make someone else the owner of your file; Share folders in Google Drive; Share files with team drives; Anonymous or unknown people in a file

Store files in Google Drive

Upload and download files and folders, Supported file types, View and open files, Back up photos and videos automatically, Store and play video, Save, edit and share Microsoft Office files, Save web content, Convert PDF and photo content to text

Sync Google Drive files to your computer

Install Google Drive on your Mac or PC, Change your sync settings, Stop syncing files between your computer and Google Drive, Fix problems syncing to your computer

U-M Box and Google Drive: Ownership and Permissions

While both U-M Box and Google Drive are great for maintaining a shared document repository, ownership and permissions settings (including inheritance of these settings between top-level folders and their sub-folders) works very differently in each.

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