Data Storage & Management
- Department Drive Mappings on the New Microsoft File Servers
- Connecting to the new Microsoft file servers - PCs not on Active Directory
- Connecting to the new Microsoft file servers - Macs
- Mapping a Network Drive (Windows/Mac)
- Backing Up Data
- Google Drive
- File services upgrade project
- Managing Google Suite Files - Changing Ownership
- Data Classification and Usage Guidelines
- Recovering Files From Windows File System (F and G drives)
- Saving/Migrating Email and Docs when leaving Williams
Transfer Ownership of a Single Document
In the document’s sharing settings:
- Go to the document’s sharing settings
- First make the desired owner an Editor (if they are not already)
- Change their role to Owner
Detailed Instructions are available in the Google support article: Transfer File Ownership
Transfer Ownership of Multiple Documents
From your document list at http://drive.google.com, check the checkbox next to the documents you’d like to transfer, then click the sharing button. As with an individual document, first make your colleague an Editor, and then you will be able to switch their role to Owner as described in the Single Document section above.
To more easily find all files YOU own, use the advanced search in Drive by clicking on the little triangle on the right inside corner of the search box. You will see an option “owned by me”.
You can also create a folder specifically for this purpose, move files into it, then select them all and change ownership.