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Use Advanced Search Operators to Find Files in Google Drive

If locating files in your Google Drive is becoming difficult to manage, try these advanced search operators:

1) Filename-If you remember a keyword in the title try:

Title:keyword   i.e.) Title:ipad,

2) Owner-If you remember who shared the file with you use their email address and a keyword:

Owner:email keyword  i.e.)Owner:janicenorth@misdmail.net ipad

3) File Type – If you know it was a document, spreadsheet, drawing, PDF or presentation try:

Type:filetype keyword     i.e.)Type:spreadsheet ipad

3) Frequent files – use Starred To make it more manageable, try:

Starred keyword  i.e.) is:starred ipad

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