How to Change the Color of Your Google Drive Folders

Did you know Google Drive has a small but excellent feature that helps you organize your content well? If you are a Google Drive user, you can change the color of folders for organizing content or quick recognition. This feature is available for all Google Drive users (free, paid, G Suite). Simply follow the instructions given below and you will be able to change the color of your Google Drive folders in seconds.

Step 1: Log in to Your Google Drive Account

Go to and login to your Google account.

Step 2: Go to Drive

Locate Google Drive icon from the list of available Google services or simply go to to access your Google Drive homepage.

Step 3: Choose a Folder

Pick a folder of your choice and right-click on it. The right-click then opens an options list that you apply to that particular folder.

Step 4: Click on the Change Color Option

Locate the Change Color option from the lost and move your cursor on it. It then opens a set of colors that can be assigned to that folder. Click on the color box.

Step 5: Folder Color Has Been Changed

That’s it! Google provides 20 preset color options to select from. As of now, there is now a way to select a custom color for the folder.

We hope you found this article on Google Drive useful.

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