KT Connections Blog

KT Connections has been serving the Rapid City area since 1997, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: It’s Easy to Color-Code Your Google Drive

Tip of the Week: It’s Easy to Color-Code Your Google Drive

By default, folders in Google Drive display as a muted gray color. Unfortunately, this simplistic choice can make certain folders difficult to find in a sea of gray. For this week’s tip, we’ll go through how to change the color that a folder displays in Google Drive.

First, you will need to navigate to the folder whose color you wish to change. Right-clicking on the folder will bring up a menu. About halfway down the menu, you will find the option Change color, with the image of a painter’s palette and an arrow indicating more options. Those options will be the 24 colors the folder icon can display as.

Once you’ve decided on a color to use for that particular folder, click on it. The change will be made immediately, so you will know right away if your choice of color will work for the folder you have edited.

Unfortunately, this feature doesn’t extend to the contents of these folders. Therefore, your Google Docs and Sheets will have to remain blue and green, respectively.

Keep in mind, you will be the only one that sees these color changes. This feature is more of a means for individual users to customize their own experience with Google Drive. Therefore, describing something as “the red folder” will likely mean something very different for someone else as it does for you.

Will you have a particular system for color-coding your folders? Let us know in the comments, and make sure to subscribe to KT Connections’s blog for more handy tips!



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Monday, 20 November 2017
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Best Practices Privacy Technology hackers Email Cloud Internet Business Computing Google malware Network Security software Ransomware Efficiency Business User Tips Data Backup Microsoft Computer IT Support Smartphone Small Business Windows VoIP Hosted Solutions Mobile Device Management Android Productivity Managed IT Services IT Support Network Windows 10 cybersecurity Cloud Computing communications Data Management Business Continuity IT Management Mobile Devices Operating System Money Facebook Hardware Artificial Intelligence Nextiva BDR Bandwidth Business Management Data storage Unified Communications Social Media Upgrade Antivirus Internet of Things security cameras Update Gmail Disaster Recovery Passwords Communication Outsourced IT data breach End of Support Apple IT Services Encryption Smartphones Microsoft Office Alert Outlook Phishing The Internet of Things Google Maps Apps Scam BYOD Lunch and Learn Data Recovery Start Menu Google Wallet Windows 10 WiFi Google Docs Legal Politics YouTube Data Backup Events App Access Control Best Practice Word Patch Management Event Marketing Local Buzz Drones Spam History South Dakota Analytics Browser vulnerability Innovation Save Money Managed IT Services Saving Money Hard Drive Law Enforcement Document Management IoT SaaS Information Technology Robot security solutions Server Remote Monitoring Networking Firewall Customer Service Big Data Search Productivity Automation IBM Business Growth Download Downloads vulnerabilities Kaseya Unified Threat Management identity theft Network Congestion surveillance cameras Virtualization SOX Managed Services Social Cost Management Hardware as a Service Content Filtering Deep Learning healthcare Google Calendar Dell ’s Sonicwall Global Management System Kaseya Connect Microsoft Office 365 Information Security Gadgets media experience Computer Care Trend Micro Sarbanes-Oxley Act Education Knowledge HaaS Experience Managed IT Office AtomBombing tool Business Communications Password Conference Business Comunications Microsoft Office 365 features Email Security information Running Cable Press Release Chamber of Commerce Google Play Store End User Testing VPN appointment Tech Terms Uninterrupted Power Supply Vendor Mangement Sports Vendor Management Comparison Wireless Technology News Touchscreen LiFi Flash Cabling Digital Office 365 enterprise productivity software Data Protection Business Mangement Monitors Penetration Testing Hosted Solution Specifications Society Websites Streaming Media Webcam Visible Light Communication Settings Access botnet attack camera Microsoft Bookings Data Security Corporate Profile Displays Phishing Scams Budget Remote Computing Windows 8 password manager LastPass Programming Software as a Service Windows XP Redundancy Website Worker Spyware botnet Workplace Tips Rebrand macbook Proactive IT booking process Audit Fast food Cloud Backup Google Drive Compliance Hack Bluetooth File Sharing IT Consultation Quick Tips Tech Support user confidence Rapid City Virus Project Management Advertising Web Servers DDoS attacks Office Tips Applications Music Event Maintenance Virtual Machines Telephony Local Technology Safety Workers IT Assessment Solid State Drive Physical Security Printer IoT Devices Law IT Virtual Desktop Managed Service Provider Internet 101 Cache Tips and Tricks DDoS security precautions Collaboration Mixer Fortinet Government Risk Creep VoIP Writing Sales Tax Samsung IT Strategy LastPass Lawyers Emergency communication device Internet Connected Devices Black Market Vendors Business Security Cryptocurrency Virtual Reality IT for Oil Companies Tablets Administration Laptop IT Solutions Business Technology business owner Communications How To Community Involvement Printing Cleaning Risk Management Time Management Retail Mobility Memory face Hacking Tablet Attorneys Disaster communication solutions Phone System Flexibility quantum computers UTM 3D Printing Tracking holidays Cortana Supercomputer Reliable Computing Threat management scammers Twitter Work/Life Balance IT Consultant Scalability network security professionals Distributed Denial of Service Users scams G Suite Training Travel Playbook Processors Wi-Fi Computer Malfunction collaboration capabilities Employer-Employee Relationship Sync Employer Employee Relationship Messenger Private Cloud breach methods Microchip Documents Digital Payment Text Messaging In Internet of Things Books PDF Public Cloud Taxes Television Motion Sickness Computing Reading Marketing Machine Learning Paperless Office Hiring/Firing Mouse Language Bring Your Own Device Relocation Administrator Hacker Miscellaneous base infrastructure CCTV Hacks Phone Systen Automobile Holiday Web Server security solution IT service Unified Threat Management Notifications Telephone Systems Business Metrics Meetings Social Engineering end-of-support date Ordinary Computers Health CrashOverride holiday season Emails Banking Chromebook Rental Service