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Find files in a shared drive by owner

You can use this feature only if your organization supports it. For help, contact your administrator.


If you’re looking for a file that you didn’t create in a shared drive with a lot of members, searching by team member can take some time. However, if you know who created the file, you can search by creator to easily find it.

Search by the file's creator""

  1. In the shared drive search box, enter creator: followed by the email of the person in your organization who created the file. For example,
  2. (Optional) To refine your search, add other search terms in the search box or click the Down arrow""and add more search operators.
  3. Press Enter.
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