Google Drive is included as cloud storage with every Google account and is therefore perfect for online file storage.
If you’re using a shared Google Drive account or shared folders, you won’t normally be able to hide content there. Because everything that can be accessed via the connected account remains permanently visible there.
The same applies to the Google Drive folder in Windows 10which is easily recognizable in File Explorer via the Google Drive icon. If you want to hide a folder on the PC or in the cloud, you have to use a little trick.
We introduce you to two creative options that will still work.
In order to really reliably hide a complete folder in Google Drive, you can use the following ZIP method and if necessary use it assign a password at the same time.
If you are looking for further options for hiding and / or encrypting folders and files, it is worth taking a look at the corresponding section of ours Download-Catalog.