How To Sort Documents in Google Drive

August 2017



Storing documents on Google Drive is an excellent way to clear up space on your computer and other devices. However, finding your documents can often be a challenge. Luckily, Google Drive offer a quick way to sort documents.

To modify the sorting arrangement of your documents, connect to Google Drive and click on the arrow button next to Title. Then, select from the following sort options to rearrange your stored documents: Last edited by me, Last modified, Last opened by me, and Title.


If you want to view the documents (text, spreadsheets....) created by a specific Google Drive app, follow the below procedure:
  • Click on the Gear icon > Manage apps.
  • Select the app of your choice (e.g Google Docs).
  • Click on the Options button > View all files this app created.



To make use multiple filters (Title, Owner, last opened by me...), simply switch to "List View":





Image: © Google Drive

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Published by deri58. Latest update on June 5, 2017 at 12:27 AM by Daniel_CCM.
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