How to Browse iPhone Files with Files App in Simple Steps

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Daisy Updated on Jun 11, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

For a long time, it is difficult for Apple users to browse iPhone files on their device. Luckily, this problem is well solved with the released of the new mobile operating system - iOS 11. Files app is one of the new features of iOS 11, and it has replaced iCloud Drive as the best way to manage and view files that stored on our iOS devices. The new Files app allows you to access all the data on your iPhone, in iCloud as well as on third-party storage services such as Dropbox. Read the introduction below to learn how to manage and browse iPhone files with Files app.

How to browse iPhone files with Files app

Unlock your iPhone and tap Files app. In the main interface of Files, you can see the different file locations, favorites and tags in the left column and all the files and folder in the selected area list on the right side. In Files, you can easily find, organize, delete and even browse files as you need. At any time you can long press on a specific file to find out more options like copy, rename, move, delete, share, tags and info. Or you just tap on a file on the screen to open it and browse iPhone files within this app. Follow the same steps you can also browse files on iPad with Files app.

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Free alternative to Files app to browse iPhone files on computer

EaseUS MobiMover is a free alternative to Files which enables users to transfer all files from iPhone to the computer. You can move notes, messages, photos, calendars, books and more than ten types of files to your computer and then edit or view those files whenever you want.

Now, click the button below to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer, then follow the steps to transfer and browse iPhone files on computer with EaseUS MobiMover.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows or Mac OS systems with a USB cable. Start EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to "Phone to PC". Move your mouse to the right pane and continue with "Next".

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Step 2. MobiMover will load all the supported files on your iPhone here. You can export one or multiple data types flexibly. The compatible data types are photos, videos, movies, music, playlist, ringtones, books, contacts, messages, notes, voice memos, and more. you can customize the destination for exported iPhone data. If you don't do any change, MobiMover will save the data to a desktop folder named as Exported by MobiMover. Click "Transfer" to copy iPhone files to the computer at a fast speed

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Step 3. When the transferring finished, you can view, edit, keep or delete the content as you like.

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After all the files transferred to your computer, you can now easily browse iPhone files in the folder you selected before. With this method, you are also allowed to backup iPhone X to the laptop in simple steps without iTunes.