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 key-value pair attached to a file that is either public or private to an application.

The following limits apply to file properties:

  • Maximum of 100 properties total per file
  • Maximum of 30 private properties per app
  • Maximum of 30 public properties
  • Maximum of 124 bytes size limit on (key + value) string in UTF-8 encoding for a single property.

  "kind": "drive#property",
  "etag": etag,
  "selfLink": string,
  "key": string,
  "visibility": string,
  "value": string
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string This is always drive#property.
etag etag ETag of the property.
key string The key of this property.
visibility string The visibility of this property.
value string The value of this property.


Deletes a property.
Gets a property by its key.
Adds a property to a file, or updates it if it already exists.
Lists a file's properties.
Updates a property, or adds it if it doesn't exist. This method supports patch semantics.
Updates a property, or adds it if it doesn't exist.

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Drive REST API v2
Drive REST API v2