For Apple addicts, operating Android devices can seem complicated, and vice versa. However, once you have the basics, Android smartphones are pretty easy to learn.
Despite this, it still happens that we get lost in all the functions of these devices. For example, many people using Android smartphones have difficulty finding files they have uploaded to the web.
Fortunately, there are tips that will help us find these files quickly.
Android provides you with its file manager
Not being able to find the downloaded files on a smartphone can be very frustrating. Android-powered devices have a precise classification system that groups these files together in one place.
Indeed, these smartphones all have a file manager preinstalled. For example, on devices in the Pixel range, it is called simply “Files”. On the Samsung Galaxy, you will find it under the name "My Files".
You can also choose to download another file manager available on Google Play Store. These include the application "Files by Google. In addition to helping you access downloaded files, it will help you manage storage space on your smartphone.
Access your downloaded files in two steps
To find the files you downloaded, you will need to look for a folder called “Downloads”. To access it, you will first need to enter your device's file manager.
If you are using a Google Pixel, you will then need to click on the icon at the top left of your screen which represents three horizontal bars. By tapping on it, you will see a vertical bar appear on the left side of your screen that displays several options. At the bottom of this window, you will see the “Downloads. »By entering this pane, you will find all the files you have downloaded.
The "Files by Google" application will facilitate all of these steps. Once you open it, you will need to go to the "Browse" pane. You will then just have to click on the "Downloads" option and you will see all your downloads appear.