How To Find and Delete files on Android

How To Find and Delete files on Android

 

Phone files are usually found in the Files app. If you can’t find the Files app, the device manufacturer might have a different app.

Important: Some of these steps only apply to Android 10 or later. This will allow you to check the Android version of your device.

 

Finding and opening files

  • Open the Files app on your phone. Learn more about finding apps.
  • You will see the files you have downloaded.
  • To search for other files, select Menu Menu.
  • To sort by name, date, type, or size, select Add More And then Sort by. If you don’t see Sort By, click Custom or Sort Sort by.
  • Touch a file to open it.

Deleting files

  • Open the Files app on your phone.
  • Choose a file.
  • Click Delete delete And then Delete. If you do not see the Delete icon, click Add More And then delete.
  • Sharing, printing, saving to Drive, and more
  • File sharing
  • Touch and hold the file.
  • Click Share File.

 

Printing, adding to Google Drive, and more

  • Touch a file to open it.
  • Look for additional options in the upper right corner. If necessary, click Add