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Managing Different Versions of Non Google Files in Google Drive

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If you, or your colleagues, are sharing and storing Microsoft files in Google Drive, you’ve probably run into the issue where you have multiple versions of the same file. This can get confusing really quickly, but there is actually a way to revoke access to older versions of a file so everyone is always on the same page.

The Google Drive tool is called ‘Manage revisions’ and it shows you all versions of a non-Google file you own in Google Drive. If the file is shared with others, you can remove older versions so your collaborators will always access the correct version.

This video covers ‘Manage revisions’ in the classic version of Google Drive and is not yet available for the new Google Drive. If you want access to ‘Manage revisions’ you can also switch back to the old Google Drive through the settings gear.

Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

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