How to Disable the “Quick Access” Shortcuts in Google Drive

Recently, Google introduced a new feature in Google Drive that makes it easier to quickly access recently-opened or recently-edited files by displaying them at the top of the Google Drive page. However, if you want to disable this feature, you can do so easily.

Many users probably like this feature, but for some it’s just an annoyance and takes up precious screen real estate. Luckily, you can disable this feature on the Google Drive web interface, as well as in the Google Drive apps for iPhone and Android. Here’s how to do it.

On the Web Interface

Go to to access your Google Drive, and click on the settings gear icon up in the top-right corner of…

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