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 file's parent.

  "kind": "drive#parentReference",
  "id": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "parentLink": string,
  "isRoot": boolean
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string This is always drive#parentReference.
id string The ID of the parent.
isRoot boolean Whether or not the parent is the root folder.


Removes a parent from a file.
Gets a specific parent reference.
Adds a parent folder for a file.
Lists a file's parents.

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Drive REST API v2
Drive REST API v2