Drive

When you click Storage in Drive. 

Do not delete drive files, by deleting them from the list when you click on Storage.

How to Search for files you own in Drive

Tip- Under type - Videos, Photos and Images, Archives(zip) and PDF will likely be consuming the most space in your drive. 

Basic fundamentals to understand about your Wolf Creek Account.

If you are cleaning up or reorganize your Google Drive, there are some important items you need to be aware of. 

Lets look at Folders first.

Do not delete or move any of these folders in your Google Drive.

Share Drives may be a better place to store some files so that they do not impact your work storage space. 

Check with your admin if such a place is right for you and remember this:


Let's now look at Files

This is a short cut which consumes pretty much 0 space  for you. They help you get  to someone else's shared files. Do not delete them or they could impact you or your classes.  

Only files you own count against your storage. If you are deleting any files, you may impact other users who you have shared those with. Always check who you shared them with and if they are still relavant. 

Search for Orphaned Files

What are orphaned files? 

Files stored in Google Drive can “go missing” when they become “orphaned”. This is when the file exists but the parent folders it was located in are deleted. For example, this can occur if you create a file in a folder owned by someone else and that folder is deleted. 

How do I find them?