Update Folder Info

Update folder information in Google Drive by using folder ID.


Field Definition Type Required
Shared Drive?

Choose from Yes or No.

If Yes

  • actions with files and folders are performed from a shared drive.

  • Writer Can Share input field is not available.

If No, actions with files and folders are performed from My Drive.

Dropdown TRUE

Additional Shared Drive information

When users share from Google Drive, they can control whether people can edit, comment on, or only view the file.

  • Viewer, People can view, but can't change or share the file with others, or delete files.

  • Commenter, People can add comments and suggestions, but can't change files, share files with others, or delete files.

  • Editor, People can make changes, accept or reject suggestions, share files with others, and version files. They can't delete files.

File can be deleted by owner of a shared drive. Learn about how to share files from Google Drive here.

Performing operations on shared drives can cause delays if a user has multiple shared drives. Learn about shared drive file and folder limits here.


Field Definition Type Required
Folder ID Unique ID of the folder. There are two methods of finding the folder ID:
  • Use the Search Folders action card and input the fields and move the output field Folder ID to this card.
  • Copy and paste a portion of the link. For example, if the link is https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/088CedcLTfL-xNjZYaC1qbEN6SEE, copy and paste the bolded segment into the Folder ID input field.
String TRUE
Name Name of the folder. String FALSE
Parent Folder ID ID of the folder within which the current folder is nested, This can be found the same way as instructed above for the folder ID; you can use this field to move a folder to another folder. String FALSE
Description Description of the folder. String FALSE
Starred Indicates whether the folder is starred. Boolean FALSE
Writers Can Share Indicates whether the people with write access can share the folder. Boolean FALSE


Field Definition Type
Folder ID Unique identifier for the folder; can be found in the URL of the folder or by using the Search Files card. See Search Files. String
Folder Name Updated folder name. String

Related topics

Google Drive connector

Workflow elements

G Suite API documentation