Create a Folder in Google Docs

You can create a folder in Google Docs and move it to Google Drive, or you can even directly go to Google Drive to make a new folder. Then, you can save multiple files in these folders to make a record of them.

In this tutorial, we will look at the quick steps to make a new folder and the way to move the files in this.

Steps to Create a Folder in Google Docs

You need to open the new or existing document in Google Docs to create a folder. The following are the steps to take.

  1. First, you need to give the name to the file by clicking on its title if it has no name.
  2. After that, go to the File tab and hover over the Move option.
  3. Alternatively, you can access this option from the main menu next to the document’s title.
  4. Click on the new folder icon in the window at the bottom left corner.
  5. Now, enter the desired name for your new folder.
  6. Then, click on the check box and select the Move Here button.

Note: When you move the file to the new folder, you will see a pop-up of confirmation, and from here, you can also Undo the action if you want to.

Creating a Folder in Google Drive

You can also make a folder in Google Drive directly.

  1. Click the New button, which is on the left side.
  2. Then, select New Folder.
  3. Next, enter the name of the new folder.
  4. After naming the folder, click the Create button to confirm.

Moving Files into Folder

Once you have created the new folder, you can move the files into it.

  1. In Google Drive, right-click the file you want to move to your new folder.
  2. After that, select the Move to option.
  3. Click on the newly created folder in the window and select the move button.
  4. In the end, you will get the notification pop-up of moving the file into the folder.

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