Google Drive is enjoying with a tweaked homepage, regardless of solely just lately rolling out a whole UX refresh beneath the Materials You program.
The official Google Drive Twitter (opens in new tab) account shared a view of the brand new ‘Home’ tab appears to have made its approach to the sidebar, positioned above the ‘My Drive’ view which is at present the default entry level for many Drive customers.
Contained in the ‘Home’ view, a pair of view buttons on the prime of the web page seemingly enable customers to alternate between a ‘Suggested’ and ‘Activity’ view.
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‘Suggested’ will doubtless floor work that has been accessed just lately or that’s accessed repeatedly, thus comparable in nature to the ‘Suggested’ view that at present seems on the prime of the ‘My Drive’ web page.
‘Activity’ serves virtually as a notification heart for brand spanking new file exercise, together with feedback, modifications, and entry requests.
Google says that it’s “testing a new homepage in Drive with a group of users” and it’s unclear when a full rollout will happen – if in any respect.
That is all in an effort to assist customers of the cloud storage platform discover the work they want extra shortly, and in the end, with fewer clicks.
Earlier this month, the corporate additionally launched a brand new ‘Spam’ folder to the sidebar which served a lot the identical goal as any spam folder you’d discover elsewhere. Transferring a file to spam will unsubscribe a consumer from exercise notifications and take away the file from all Drive areas other than the spam folder.