How to add shortcuts in Google Drive

How to add shortcuts in Google Drive

Using shortcuts in Google Drive makes your work easier. A shortcut refers to a link to a file or folder, so you don’t need to make copies of the same file. With the help of Google Drive shortcuts, you can organize content and direct collaborators to files and relevant information across various drives.

Shortcuts are pointers to content that are stored in another drive, folder, or shared drive. These shortcuts are visible to anyone who has access to the drive or folder containing the shortcut.
Now the question is how to add shortcuts in Google Drive? Since many of you don’t know how it is done, we are here to help you out. We have laid down the steps to adding shortcuts in Drive. All you need to do is follow these steps and you are good to go.

Steps to add shortcuts in Google Drive:

  1. Open Google Drive:
add shortcuts in Google Drive
  1. Next, right click the file or folder you want to create shortcut to:
add shortcuts in Google Drive
  1. Next,click Add Shortcut to Drive:
add shortcuts in Google Drive
  1. Now, Select the location where you want to place the shortcut.
  1. After choosing the location click Add Shortcut button: