The photos space will sunset in early January 2018. Your users can continue to access Google Photos via the drive space by enabling the Google Photos folder in My Drive in the Drive client settings


For a list of methods for this resource, see the end of this page.

Resource representations

A reference to a folder's child.

  "kind": "drive#childReference",
  "id": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "childLink": string
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string This is always drive#childReference.
id string The ID of the child.


Removes a child from a folder.
Gets a specific child reference.
Inserts a file into a folder.
Lists a folder's children. To list all children of the root folder, use the alias root for the folderId value.

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Drive REST API v2
Drive REST API v2