If you have difficulty in finding files stored on your phone and cloud storage platforms like Box and Dropbox then this file manager can be of great use to you. File Manager (File Explorer) by Astro is a helpful app which lets you manage the different folders and files stored on your Android device as well as in cloud storage. It boasts of an intuitive user interface and has a simple layout and design which make navigating this app an easier proposition for everyone. With this app, you can locate the whereabouts of any file within a few seconds no matter in which folder of your device it resides in.
File Manager (File Explorer) by Astro has a slide-sideways menu which can be accessed by clicking the option located on the top-left corner of the screen. This menu contains several options for finding files. The options that can be found here include Locations, Searches, Bookmarks, Recent, Tools and Settings. In the Locations option, you will find further sub-options. These sub-options are Primary, Local Network, Facebook, Box, Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive. You can take a look at the files stored in each of these locations simply by clicking on its option. The Primary option is for the files contained in internal storage while the rest of the options are for files present in cloud storage.
To access the files stored in any cloud storage account using this file manager, you will have to provide the details of that account first. After signing into that account, you can view all the files you have stored in that account. You can copy, move and rename any files present in these accounts as well. You can also compress files using Zip and WinRar as well. The options for these functions are all located in a drop-down menu. To access this menu, you need to select the file or folder and then click the button that is located on the top-right corner of the screen.
File Manager (File Explorer) by Astro lets you search for different types of files stored on the location of your choice. The Searches option lets you look for pictures, music, videos, documents and my files. With this option, you can find temporary and hidden files of the particular category too. In addition to the Searches option, there is a search box provided to you by this file manager as well. This search box is located on the top bar of the app in which you can write the name of the file that you are searching for. You are offered two tabs defining the parameters of each search, location and options.
You are provided an App Manager option in File Manager (File Explorer) by Astro too. This app manager allows you to free up space on your device by uninstalling apps that are rarely used. However, do keep in mind that you will have to enable this option in the Settings menu first.
- Intuitive user interface
- Simple design and layout
- Easy to navigate
- Find files stored on phone
- Seek out files in cloud storage
- Option available for searching files
- Various filters available for searching files
- Compress files using Zip and WinRar
- Extract data from compressed files
File Manager (File Explorer) by Astro is an app aimed towards people who want to manage the documents and files stored on their phone. It allows them the opportunity find all the files that are located on their phone's internal memory as well as those stored away in the cloud. It is a nice app to have on your phone especially if file management is something you have difficulty with when operating your Android device.