Versioning Files in Google Drive

You can version files in Google Drive – so even if you make a mistake, you can time machine backwards. This works for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, but also for zip, pdf and more! ➡️ Download our guide – “6 Mistakes Easily Made In Google Workspace” https://sixfive.io/l/gwpd/ Even better if you share a link […]
Last updated: September 14, 2023

You can version files in Google Drive – so even if you make a mistake, you can time machine backwards. This works for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, but also for zip, pdf and more!

➡️ Download our guide – “6 Mistakes Easily Made In Google Workspace” https://sixfive.io/l/gwpd/

Even better if you share a link with someone (or many people) to a file, you can update that same file so you don’t need to re-share the file URL.

0:45 how we use versioning with zip files

1:27 how versioning works

1:50 updating the file with a new version

2:36 managing versions of a file in Google Drive

3:10 versioning for Google Docs

3:37 finding the version history for Google Docs and Google Sheets

4:00 saving and restoring versions

4:35 wrap up

Thanks for watching!

Duncan Isaksen-Loxton

Educated as a web developer, with over 20 years of internet based work and experience, Duncan is a Google Workspace Certified Collaboration Engineer and a WordPress expert.
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