Files by Google


With less than 20 MB of storage on your device and no ads, the Files by Google app offers a simple and user-friendly experience.
4.6/5 Votes: 7,020,723
Google LLC
Apr 24, 2023
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The Files by Google app is a simple and effective way to manage your device storage. With no ads and using less than 20 MB of storage, it offers a range of useful features, including:

Cleaning recommendations to free up space on your device
Quick and easy file browsing and searching
Fast file sharing with Nearby Share, even without an internet connection
Backing up files to Google Drive or an SD card to save space on your device
Secure file locking with a separate PIN or pattern

Easily free up space on your device by finding and deleting old photos, duplicate files, and clearing your cache. Quickly find your files with search or browse your GIFs and share downloaded videos. Share files privately and securely with Nearby Share, which transfers files quickly even without an internet connection, and with end-to-end encryption.

Keep your sensitive files safe by setting a separate PIN or pattern lock, different from your device lock. Listen to music and watch videos offline with advanced playback controls, and back up your files to Google Drive or an SD card to save space on your device. Get smart recommendations to save space and protect your device, with recommendations that improve the more you use the app.

What's new

- Simply drag and drop to copy or move files between folders. You can even drag and drop files to or from other apps like Google Drive and Google Photos (rollout to complete over the next few weeks)
- Bug fixes and UI improvements