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Files: get

Gets a file's metadata or content by ID. Try it now.

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/drive/v3/files/fileId

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
fileId string The ID of the file.
Optional query parameters
acknowledgeAbuse boolean Whether the user is acknowledging the risk of downloading known malware or other abusive files. This is only applicable when alt=media. (Default: false)
supportsTeamDrives boolean Whether the requesting application supports Team Drives. (Default: false)

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a Files resource in the response body.

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