Amazon WorkDocs
User Guide

Transferring Document Ownership

You can request to transfer document ownership for a folder or file. When document ownership is transferred, the existing owner is removed and ownership is transferred to another user that you specify.

To transfer document ownership

  1. In the web client, choose Tasks.

  2. For New task, choose Transfer ownership.

  3. Choose Browse files and select the file or folder to transfer ownership for.

  4. For Search user to transfer your resource, enter the name of the user to whom to transfer ownership.

  5. Optionally, enter a message.

  6. Choose Send.

If you are a system administrator, you can transfer an inactive user's files and folders to an active user. For more information, see Transferring Document Ownership in the Amazon WorkDocs Administration Guide.