Update File

Update the content of a file, but preserve the previous versions, metadata, and other information.


Field Definition Type Required
Update By
File ID Unique ID of the file. The ID of a file can be found by navigating to the Google Drive web. Right-click on the file and select get sharable link. The File ID is the last part of that link, after id=. Example: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1avkd2a. Make sure to select the entire ID (about 20 characters long).

Alternatively, use the Search Files action card to find the file by name. See Search Files. The Search Files card has a File ID output field that can be dragged into this input field.



File Content Unique ID of the file from the Workflows file system to be updated in Google Drive. File



Field Definition Type
File Name

Name of the file.


File ID Unique ID of the file.


Related topics

Google Drive connector

Workflow elements

G Suite API documentation