How to Create and Share a Folder on Google Drive

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Need to share a folder of files but it’s too big for sending over email? The easiest way to share your files (and to keep them organized) is by using Google Drive. All you need to do is create a Google Drive folder, upload your files and share that folder with your designer.

If you’re a Google or GSuite user, I recommend you create and share a folder on Google Drive. This article shows how to create your folder, fill it with files, and share it with a recipient on Google Drive.

How to Create A Google Drive Folder

  1. While signed into your Google account, go to
  2. Click the “+ New” button in the top left-hand corner of your screen, and then select Folder.
  3. Enter the name for your folder.
  4. Hit “Create”.

It is as simple as that. For more information on organizing your files with Google Drive, click here.

But now that you created it, you will need to share it.

How to Share A Google Drive Folder

There are several ways to share a Google Drive Folder, but I am going to cover how to create a share link.

  1. While signed into your Google account, go to
  2. Click the folder you would like to share.
  3. Click “Share”. It can be found by expanding the drop down menu under the folder name.
  4. At the top right, click Get shareable link.
  5. Next to “Anyone with the link,” click the Down arrow. Here you can choose what permissions you would like them to have.
  6. Copy and paste the link in an email or any place you want to share it.

It is super easy.

If you want to learn more ways to share your Google Drive Folders, check out this article.

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