Managing your files

Rename a file or folder

File Manager allows you to make changes to file and folder names, such as fixing a typo or word. To rename a file or folder:

  1. Touch and hold a file or folder.
  2. Tap Rename.
After you finish:
Tip: To change a file type, touch and hold a file. Tap Properties > Edit.

Add a folder

When you open File Manager, a list of pre-defined folders appears. To add a folder, do the following:

  1. Navigate to where you want to add a new folder.
  2. Tap More.
  3. Tap Add Folder.
After you finish:
Note: You might not have pre-defined folders on a connected device.

Search for an item in File Manager

  1. Tap Search.
  2. Enter all, or part, of the name of the item you are searching for.
After you finish:
Note: To search for an item on a connected device, you must perform the search when the device is open in File Manager.

Sort files and folders

You can view your files and folders in order by name, date, type or size. You can also decide whether to view your files and folders in ascending or descending order.

Tip: To change the way you view your files and folders, tap List to view them as a list or Grid to view them as a grid.
Tap More > Sort.
  • To change the way files and folders are sorted, tap Sort > Name, Date, Type, or Size.
  • To change the order of your files and folders, tap Order > Ascending, or Descending.

Select multiple files

  1. Tap More.
  2. Tap Select.
  3. Tap the items that you want to select.
After you finish: To deselect an item that you have tapped in error, tap the item again.

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