UW-Madison G Suite - Transfer folders and files from My Drive to Team Drives

Google does not provide the option to drag and drop folders from My Drive to Team Drives. However, files can be dragged and dropped into Team Drives.

Individuals attempting to drag and drop folders from My Drive to Team Drives will receive the following error message, "Folders can't be moved into Team Drives yet."

Workarounds

Below are two workarounds for transferring folders and files from My Drive to Team Drives:

  1. Workaround 1: Download My Drive folders and files and upload to Team Drives.

  2. Workaround 2: Install Google Drive client.

    • Download and install Google Drive client.

    • Open Google Drive client.

    • Open a browser and log into your UW-Madison G Suite account.

    • Drag and drop folders and files between the Google Drive client and your browser.

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Keywords:uw-madison google apps G Suite drive team drives transfer drag drop folders files move workaround workarounds upload download takeout client   Doc ID:74572
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2017-07-11 14:40 CDTUpdated:2017-08-10 16:00 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Google Apps
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