Check Out or Check In files on Zoho WorkDrive

Check out or check in files

You can prevent other users from editing a file by checking it out. Once you're ready to start collaborating again, check the file back in. 

To check out a file:

1. Select a file in My Folders or a Team Folder.
2. Click the More actions icon  in the top action bar, then select Check Out from the dropdown.
 
Alternatively, you can right-click the file and select Check Out.



3. The Versions tab of the file will open in a new screen.



4. Click CHECK OUT
 
Once you check out a file, your collaborators will not be able to edit the file or see the changes made by you.

To check in back a file:

1. Select a file in My Folders or a Team Folder.
2. Click the More actions icon  in the top action bar, then select Check In from the dropdown.
 
Alternatively, you can right-click the file and select Check In.

3. The Versions tab of the file will open in a new screen.



4. (Optional) Add version notes for future reference.
5. Click Check In to allow your collaborators to view the changes you have made, edit the file, and upload new versions.
 

The support for file locking (Check out/ Check in) is available only to WorkDrive's Team and Business plans. Check all the plans of WorkDrive here.

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