An Android device’s file manager is a crucial tool for managing files and directories. Users are able to read, copy, move, delete, and share files that are located on their device or external storage with ease. But not everyone is aware of how to use their Android device’s file manager. Step-by-step instructions on how to access the File Manager on Android, including multiple ways to do so on different Android versions, are provided in this blog post. This tutorial will make it simple for you to explore and manage your files whether you are a new Android user or have been using the system for some time.
Method :01 Using Your Android’s File Manager
Step:1 Open the app drawer on your Android. It has a square shape made up of a number of smaller squares or dots. Ordinarily, it may be found at the bottom of the home screen.
To access the app drawer on a Samsung Galaxy 8, scroll up from the bottom of the screen.
Step:2 Click File Manager. If you don’t see File Manager, look for My Files, File Browser, or File Explorer as the name of this application may change. On your Android, a list of files and folders is displayed.
You might be able to browse files using the Downloads app if it’s installed in your app drawer. To view further folders, press it twice.
Step:3 To see a folder’s contents, tap it. You might be able to browse your SD card by tapping its name if you have one. To explore for files instead, tap Internal Storage (or Internal Memory).
Step:4 To view a file tap it. The default program will be used to open the selected file. For instance, tapping a picture will open it in your photo manager or gallery software. To view some file formats, such spreadsheets and documents, you might need to download an app.
Method :02 Using the Storage App
Step:1 Open the settings on your Android. The Android 7 Settings can often be accessed on the home screen or in the app drawer. Additionally, it can be on the notifications bar.
Step:2 Scroll Down and tap Storage. This displays a list of storage options for your Android device, including internal storage and your SD card (if you have one).
Step:3 Select Explore after swiping down. You might need to choose your internal or removable storage first if you don’t see this option. There will be a confirmation message.
Step:4 To confirm, tap Explore. The Android’s files and folders are now available to you.
This selection is also known as Misc.
Step:5 To view a file, simply tap it. The default program will be used to open the selected file.
For instance, tapping a picture will open it in your photo manager or gallery software.
To view some file formats, such spreadsheets and documents, you might need to download an app.