UW-Madison Google Workspace - View activity and file versions

This document describes how to view file activity and versions in Google Drive.

  1. Log into your UW - Madison Google account.
  2. My Drive:

    • Select the My Drive option from the left-hand menu.
    • Select a file or folder.
    • Click on the Last edit was... hyperlink at the top of your page. 

      Last Edit link

    Shared Drive:

    • Select the Shared drives option from the left-hand menu.
    • Select a Shared drive.
    • Select a file or folder.
  3. In the upper right corner of the screen select the i to view the drive's details, then select Activity to view the folder or file details. Here you'll be able to view:

    • When files are uploaded, added, renamed, moved, edited, or deleted from the drive.
    • Deleted files that have been in trash less than 30 days can be restored from this screen.
    • Who shared a file or folder, and who they shared the file or folder with.
    • When permissions are changed for a folder or file and the updated permissions.

      Google Drive Activity Window

Keywords:Google Drive activity gsuite add edit delete restore Apps UW Madison shared drives team my   Doc ID:113771
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2021-09-20 12:06 CDTUpdated:2023-02-13 18:09 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Google Apps
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