Google Team Drive

The Google Team Drive modules enable you to monitor, upload, update, copy, delete, or retrieve files and create folders in your Google Shared Drive.

Getting Started with Google Shared Drives

Prerequisites

  • A G Suite account

In order to use Google Team Drive with Make, it is necessary to have a G Suite account. If you do not have one, you can create a G Suite account at gsuite.google.com/signup/basic/welcome.

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Google Team Drive to Make

To connect your Google Team Drive account to Make follow the general instructions for Connecting to services.

After you click the Continue button, Make will redirect you to the Google website where you will be prompted to grant Make access to your account.

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Confirm the dialog by clicking the Allow button.

Triggers

Watch Files

Returns file details when a new file is added and/or modified in the specified folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive you want to watch.

Folder

Select the folder within the shared drive.

What files to watch

Select the type of files you want to watch.

Convert Google Documents files to format

Select the format you want the watched files converted to.

Watch

Select whether you want to monitor the folder for new and modified files or just for new files.

Maximum number of downloaded files

Set the maximum number of files Make will return during one execution cycle.

Actions

Upload a File

Uploads a file to the specified shared drive.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive you want to upload a file to.

Folder

Select the folder within the shared drive.

Source File

Specify the file you want to upload to the shared drive.

Map the file you want to upload from the previous module (e.g. HTTP > Get a File or Dropbox > Get a file), or enter the file name and file data manually.

Title

Enter the title of the file that will be displayed in the shared folder.

Convert a File

Enable this option to convert the file to the corresponding Google format in your shared folder.

Update a File

Allows you to change the file name and/or file content.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive that contains the file you want to update.

Folder

Select the folder within the shared drive.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the file you want to update.

Source File

Specify the new file name and new file data.

Title

Enter the new title for the updated file.

Convert a File

Enable this option to convert the file to the corresponding Google format in your shared folder.

Copy a File

Copies a specified file to the selected folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive that contains the file you want to copy.

Folder

Select the target folder you want to copy the file to.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the file you want to copy.

The name of the copy file

Enter the new file name if you want it to be changed in the target location.

Delete a File

Deletes a specified file.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

File ID

Enter or map the ID of the file you want to delete.

Move a File to Trash

Moves a specified file to the trash bin.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

File ID

Enter or map the ID of the file you want to move to the trash bin.

Get a File

Retrieves details about the specified file.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

File ID

Enter or map the ID of the file you want to retrieve details about.

Get a File List

Retrieves files and/or folders details based on the search term.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive you want to list files from.

Folder

Select the folder you want to list files from.

Search

Select the type of search you want to perform - see below.

Query

  • Search within file names Enter the file name (including the file extension) when the Search for exact term Search option is selected or enter the part of the name when the Search for names containing the searched term option is selected.

  • Fulltext search Enter the search term to search through the file names, descriptions and contents.

  • Custom search query Enter the Google search query term. For more details please refer to the Search Query Documentation. Example: fullText contains '"Hello world"'

Create a Folder

Creates a new folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your G Suite account.

Team Drive

Select the shared drive where you want to create a folder.

Folder

Select the folder you want to create a folder in.

The name of the new folder

Enter the name of the new folder.