Google Drive search on iOS gets better filtering options

Google-created screenshots of the Google Drive search filter update, showing the various file type options on the left, and a search on the right with the “documents” filter and “last 7 days” filter applied.
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Google Drive for iOS now lets you filter searches using dropdown menus for File Type, Owners, and Last Modified, the company wrote on Friday in its Workspace Updates blog. The dropdown menus show up before and after a search, and relevant filter recommendations will show up as well as users type.

Google says the update is available to Google Workspace customers and individual subscribers, as well as anyone with a personal Google account on iOS. The feature hasn’t been rolled out for Android users yet, but Google says that’s coming, too.

Here’s a screen recording I made to show how it works:

Screen recording: Wes Davis / The Verge

Dropdown menus are GOAT, as the youths say.

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