This is a step-by-step tutorial showing you how to create a team drive within Google Drive and how to manage the members and their permissions on that team drive.

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Here's how it's done

Create a Team Drive

Open Google Drive

In your browser navigate to Google Drive (https://drive.google.com)

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Select Team Drives

On the left, click on Team Drives.


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Select New

At the top click the "New" Button.


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Name and Create

Enter the name you would like to use for your Team Drive and click "Create."


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Add Members

This task requires that you have full access to the team drive

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Select the Drive

On the left, click on the Team Drive that you would like to add members to.


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Select +Add Members

At the top, under the Team Drive name, click +Add Members.


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Add User(s)

Add the names or emails that you would like added to your Team Drive.


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You may need to change the user's access from Full Access to a lower level. To do so simply click the down arrow next to Full and assign the appropriate access.


You can enter a message on the line that reads Message, this will be sent in an invitation message to the user's email address.


If you don't want to send a notification to the new member's email address, check the Skip sending notification box.


Click Send.

Change Member Permissions

This task requires that you have full access to the team drive

Select the Drive

On the left, click the Team Drive that you would like to alter the users in.

At the top, next to the Team Drive name, click the Down arrow and click on Manage members.


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Set the Permission Level

Next to the member's name, click the down arrow and select their new permission.


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Click Done.

Remove Members

This task requires that you have full access to the team drive

Select the Drive

On the left, click the Team Drive that you would like to remove the users from.

At the top, next to the Team Drive name, click the Down arrow and click Manage members.


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Select Remove member

Next to the member's name, click the Down arrow and select Remove member.


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Click Done.

Wrapping up

This article has detailed how to create a new Google Team Drive and manage the user's and permissions for that drive. For more information check out the related articles below or contact the Service Center.

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