How to change access levela of a shared drive member


You want to know how to add a member to a shared drive when you are not a manager. 


  • Admin Console
  • Drive
  • Sharing and Permissions
  • Shared drives


  1. Log in to the Admin console.
  2. Go to Menu > Apps > Google Workspace > Drive and Docs.
  3. Click Manage shared drives.
  4. Point to the shared drive with the member you want to update and click Manage members. If you have many shared drives, you can filter the list by shared drive name or other attributes.
  5. In the row for the member you want to update, click their current access level, then click the new access level.
  6. Click Done.


Shared drive member needs a lower level of permissions.