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

KeywordsGoogle Drive activity gsuite add edit delete restore Apps UW Madison shared drives team my   Doc ID113771
OwnerChristina G.GroupUW Google Apps
Created2021-09-20 12:06:26Updated2023-02-13 18:09:42
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Google Apps
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