How to create a shared Drive


How can you enable shared drive creation for a specific group or organizational unit.


  • Admin console
  • Drive
  • Shared drives


Follow the steps described below:
  1. Go to your Admin console.
  2. Select Apps > Google Workspace > Drive and docs > Shared settings > Shared drive creation.
  3. Select the affected Group (or OU), and un-check the box for Prevent users in group from creating new shared drives.
Note: Please keep in mind that changes in the Admin console may take up to 24 hrs to reflect.


Shared drive creation has been disabled for a specific group or OU.