How to change owner of Google Drive folder

How to change owner of Google Drive folder

Google drive is no doubt one of the best collaboration tools for easy sharing and working simultaneously. A powerful option is to change the owner. Sometimes, there might be a need to transfer ownership if you are leaving a project or company and handing over the data.  So how to change owner of Google drive folder?

Steps to change the owner of the Google Drive Folder:

  1. Go to Google Drive
  2. Right-click on the folder you want to share and click on the share button:
How to change owner of Google Drive folder
  1. Add people who you want to make the owner if not already added:
change owner of Google Drive folder
  1. After you have added people to the folder, follow step 2 and you will be prompted with this window:
change owner of Drive folder
  1. Click on the down arrow of the participant and you will see the option Make Owner:
ownership transfer of Google Drive folder
  1. You will be prompted with confirmation for making the changes click on yes:
owner of Google Drive folder

That’s it, the owner has changed