How To Change The Drive Letter For Google Drive

Google Drive for desktop has a drive letter assigned to it by default.

default drive letter for google drive

It can be changed to any other letter if needed.

Here is how:

Right-click the Google Drive icon in the system tray. From the pop-up, click on the gear icon and select Preferences.

google drive preferences

It will open the Preferences window. Click on the gear icon from there.

accessing settings

The Settings window will display the default drive letter under the Google Drive drive letter menu.

google drive settings

Click on it and choose any other preferred letter.

pick a different drive letter for google drive

Once the new letter is assigned, Google Drive would require a restart. So, click on the Restart now button.

restart google drive for changes to take place

Google Drive will exit and then initialize again. On signing back in, the drive letter will have changed to the new one.

new drive letter assigned for google drive

By the way, OneDrive also has a similar option, wherein you can change its folder location. Here is how.

All done.

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