This article will help you to make a copy of a Google Drive Folder right from the Folder Copy application or directly from the Google Drive interface.
First, check this article to install and open our apps. Below we explain how to run a copy from the app and from the « Open with » menu of Drive.
Make a copy from the app
1 – Open the folder copy app
2 – Select folder with Folder Picker
- You can change name of the copied folder, enter desired name in the text box.
- If you want to delete the Logs Sheets at the end of the process, click on the check box just above the copy button.
3 – Click on « Copy » button, to run the copy.
4 – Wait few seconds to see confirmation message that the copy is well started. After confirmation you can close the application it will work in background.
! Never delete the spreadsheet and the folder before end of copy.
5 – On your Drive a new folder is created with a generic name or the one you defined and a spreadsheet « DO NOT DELETE – NameSourceFolder » to track progress.
6 – Once copy is finished you receive an email :
7 – You can start a new copy now !
Make a copy from the « Open with » menu
1 – Right click on folder and go to « Open with » menu to select « Folder Copy » app
2 – After clicking on Folder Copy you will be redirected to the page of the app, and the id of folder will be already filled
3 – Click on « Copy Folder » button and follow steps as defined in the first part of the article.
1 – Once a copy is started a button « Stop copy » is displayed. Click on it to stop copy.
2 – You have to wait end of first copy to start a new one.
3 – You can delete the spreadsheet at the end of the process, once you have received the email.