There is a saying “Ignorance is Bliss”, but not in the case if you have downloaded a file on your Android Device and now you don’t know where to find it. This could be a very basic thing to know for an Advanced Android user but believe me, there are many and many users who don’t know where to find the downloaded files. So, we decided to write a small guide on How to Find Downloaded Files on Android.
Here we are not talking about the files downloaded via an app like WhatsApp, Instagram or Facebook. Files downloaded by an app is usually stored by default in the app’s folder. We are talking about the files downloaded from your browser, those are the one we are going to find here. So, if you have downloaded a file and don’t know where to find it then follow our guide below on How to Find Downloaded Files on Android.
How to Find Downloaded Files on Android
- First of all, you need to install a File Explorer on your device. They are in abundance on Google Play Store. Astro File Manager is one of the most popular.
- Now open the open the file manager and access internal storage. In Internal Storage simply find the Download Folder. All your downloaded files are stored in this folder.
- However, if you are using a device running on Marshmallow then you have to go to Settings >> Storage & USB >> Internal Storage >> from here click on Explore at the bottom. From the list of folders look for Download Folder.
There you go, this is how to find downloaded files on Android.